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Youth Legal Service

Youth Legal Service Incorporated (YLS) is seeking a passionate and motivated solicitor to join a team of dedicated professionals. YLS staff share a commitment to social justice, we respect diversity and we value the strengths and abilities of our communities with whom we work. We value collaboration, flexibility, integrity, respect and initiative.  We are seeking a full time solicitor to work out of our office in East Perth, who will be engaged under a 1 year contract, with the possibility of extension based on organisational needs.  We are seeking a solicitor with at least 2 years post admission experience. As a generalist legal centre legal advice and casework will be required across a broad range of practice areas as well as telephone advice for youth under 25 years.

Key responsibilities:

  • All aspects of legal service delivery including representation, advocacy, referrals, casework and advice. 
  • Be able to manage your file load autonomously under the direction of the Principal Solicitor as well as working collaboratively with the Director to build and maintain relationships with other legal and non-legal service providers, participation in community legal education programs and continuous improvement activities such as feedback and focus sessions with our target group of youth under 25 years.

People from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply.  

The remuneration will depend on experience with an estimated range of $65,000 to $80,000 + superannuation and salary packaging is available with the benefits of being a registered charity.

The position description and selection criteria are attached.

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