- Job posted on: 24th Oct 2019
- Applications close:
Central Australian Women's Legal Service is a Community Legal Service delivering a holistic, culturally safe, trauma informed intensive service model across the Alice Springs & Barkly regions.
At CAWLS we aspire for a future where women and their children are safe, living with dignity and respect. Our purpose is to help women with their legal matters, providing legal assistance, community legal education, and specialised support services for those affected by domestic violence.
We have four primary objectives:
This position is well suited to a dynamic practitioner with experience and/or interest in domestic and family violence issues, family law, child protection, policy and law reform and other relevant practise areas. The position is based in Alice Springs and may require the lawyer to travel and work in Tennant Creek from time to time.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, social and economic issues facing women in the Northern Territory, particularly Central Australia and the Barkly regions.
CAWLS offers the opportunity to work with a dedicated team in a dynamic environment, with flexible conditions and generous leave provisions. An attractive remuneration package is offered including a competitive salary (based on experience), salary sacrifice, relocation assistance and use of a company vehicle when travelling for work.
This is a great opportunity to make a real impact alongside a dedicated, skilled and supportive team.
Due to the nature and requirements of this role, applicants are required to be female.
All CAWLS staff and volunteers are required to:
A full Position Description is attached below.