- Job posted on: 27th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS) is a multi-disciplinary Community Legal Centre providing services for all women in Central Australia and the Barkly Region, with offices based in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek.
CAWLS is a busy community legal practice with a vibrant and dedicated team committed to providing representation and excellent outcomes for our clients. Many of our clients are women who have experienced or are experiencing Domestic and Family violence.
We are committed to providing holistic, culturally safe, trauma-informed wrap-around services, achieving excellent outcomes for our clients through law reform, legal advice and representation, client support, financial counselling, community legal education and outreach. Our staff are motivated, and dedicated and ensure we provide quality service to all clients and stakeholders.
Exciting opportunities exists within the Central Australian Women’s Legal Service to join our legal team.
CAWLS is seeking self-motivated candidates with demonstrated legal practice experience and a strong work ethic to provide high quality legal advice and representation with CAWLS areas of practice. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about improving access to justice for women.
We are looking for 1 solicitor to work in Alice Springs and 1 solicitor to work in Tennant Creek. Relocation assistance may be available (as per CAWLS relocation policy).
As a Solicitor with the Central Australian Women’s Legal Service, you will be working in a small but busy and tight knit team. Under the direction of the Senior Management Team, the Solicitor will be engaged in legal advice, casework, outreach clinics, information and referrals, community engagement, community legal education and law reform.
Excellent ongoing training and on the job support will be provided to the successful applicant.
Total effective package includes: base salary, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance and salary packaging options. Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance.
*Additional benefits apply for employees based in Tennant Creek.
You must be eligible to hold a Practising Certificate in the Northern Territory and hold or have the ability to obtain a NT Drivers licence, NT Ochre card (working with children) and a current National Police check.
An applicant's gender is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, authorised by s35 of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act and Division 4 (s30, ss1 & ss2a,c,g,e,& h) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.
To submit your application click Apply Now. We look forward to hearing from you.
Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, and candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.
For more information contact: Alice de Brenni, CAWLS Operations Manager, (08) 8952 4055.
A position description is attached.