- $78,969 per annum plus attractive salary packaging options (pro rata)
- Job posted on: 30th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
This is a paralegal and intake worker role. In the intake role they are responsible for direct client communication, obtaining initial client information, triaging client need, facilitating access to services, making appointments, liaising with service stakeholders (including courts) and providing tailored legal information and referrals. In the paralegal role they are responsible for supporting the lawyers and social workers with legal/advocacy tasks (eg: drafting documents/letters, preparing briefs, court assistance), legal and policy research, practical and administrative assistance.This role supports the Seniors Legal and Support Service (SLASS).
We are seeking to interview and appoint swiftly, and would encourage suitable and interested applicants to apply as soon as possible.
Depending on health laws and regulations, vaccinations can be mandatory in order to work with vulnerable clients and/or be in the workplace. For example, some clients live in residential age care facilities which at times are required by law/regulation to ensure visitors are vaccinated and wear personal protective equipment.
Caxton Legal Centre has played a central part in Queensland’s legal landscape over the past 40 years, leading the state’s first Stolen Wages case, successfully representing well over 100 victims of the 2011 floods, and paving the way for multidisciplinary service delivery to people experiencing elder abuse.
We are an engaged, passionate and talented group of lawyers, social workers, and administrative staff with whom you are encouraged to collaborate with and learn from in order to meet our client’s needs.
Our full-time staff enjoy a 35-hour working week paid at the full-time Award rate, with time off in lieu if additional approved hours are worked. Paid Christmas leave is provided during the office shut-down period to New Years in addition to four weeks paid annual leave.
Caxton is currently experiencing significant growth and change across many of its programs; these roles represent investments into the future of our service delivery and capabilities across South-East Queensland.
If you are interested in joining a team who are highly committed to social justice and value diversity and human rights, please submit your cover letter addressing the key accountabilities and essential requirements along with your CV below, to Damian Kelleher, COO.
A position description is attached.