- Job posted on: 18th Feb 2021
- Applications close:
As a South West Community Legal Centre employee, you will be making a real difference every day. This position is well suited to a legal practitioner with experience in family law, family violence related issues, child protection, tenancy and other civil law. The applicant will need to demonstrate an understanding of the cultural, social and economic issues facing people in the South West community.
As a key team member, you will work with other staff members and report to the Managing Principal Solicitor.
You will ideally have experience in most or all of the following areas of law: restraining order matters, family law, child protection, criminal injuries compensation, tenancy and other areas of civil law.
Part of a small legal team, you’ll be applying your skills and sharing your knowledge across a diverse range of matters. Reporting directly to our Managing Principal Solicitor, you will manage a diverse caseload and be given opportunities to further your own professional development. You will also provide supervision, guidance, and professional support to other members of the legal team including paralegals and restricted practitioners.
There is flexibility to negotiate the hours of this position. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will be employed 3 days per week. This position is based in our Bunbury office, and may involve travel to our nearby Outreach locations or local courts. Benefits of working for SWCLC include flexible hours, generous salary packaging, five weeks holiday annual (FTE), development opportunities and a great working environment in a rewarding sector.
You will be a compassionate person who respects people, their circumstances and their decisions. You will take a pro-active, holistic approach to your work. You are able to operate both autonomously and within a cohesive team, and have the ability to prioritise and manage multiple, competing demands.
All positions at South West Community Legal Centre are subject to ongoing funding.
For more information please call Michael Nickolakis (Human Resources Manager) on 08 9791 3206.