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Support Officer - Katherine


Employer: Katherine Womens Information & Legal Service
Work Type/s: Full Time
Classification/s: Indigenous, Legal & Human Rights, Social Work, Women's Organisations & Services
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: Regional NT

Job posted on: 26 March, 2018.
Applications close: No Deadline – please apply as soon as possible

KWILS is a community legal centre for women servicing the Katherine region. The service envisions enhanced access to justice for all women by providing:

  • free legal information and advice;
  • information and advice clinics in the Katherine office, and offsite both in town and in communities;
  • legal representation in court;
  • assistance with matters involving negotiations;
  • referrals to alternative legal and support services; and
  • undertaking research, law reform and lobbying activities to improve women’s access to justice.

Our small team based in Katherine is motivated and dedicated to assisting women in our community.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are encouraged to apply.

KWILS is seeking a full time Support Officer to join our Domestic Violence legal and support programme.

The right candidate will have:

  • Demonstrated cultural awareness and excellent communication skills with Aboriginal clients;
  • Experience working with victims of domestic and family violence;
  • A strong local knowledge of Katherine;
  • Proven administration support.

Job benefits

In return for your dedication you will be rewarded in accordance with SCHADS awards plus super, with salary packaging options and 6 weeks annual leave including 17.5% leave loading.

Relocation assistance and support in finding rental property will be provided for the right applicants.

How to apply for this job

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