- Job posted on: 5th Oct 2020
- Applications close:
Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre (BMCLC) is a program of Comm Unity Plus and provides free legal services, advice, referrals and community legal education. BMCLC services one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse regions in Melbourne and has offices in St. Albans and Melton. BMCLC is experiencing significant growth and has recently expanded to effectively deliver legal support to vulnerable people in the Melton and Brimbank areas.
Under the direction of the Principal Lawyer, the primary role of the Generalist Lead supervises and provides day to day management of a team of solicitors in the delivery of legal advice, assistance and casework, high-level stakeholder relationships and partnerships, and ensuring the work integrates with the organisation’s strategic goals. This role leads one of two teams of solicitors within the practice to deliver high quality legal assistance.
Using evidence-based practice models and reflective action research processes, the Generalist lead will formulate an Advocacy and Law reform strategic plan in alignment with BMCLC strategic plan. Will identify opportunities for service and systems improvements in the practice and help to lead change and to support staff to undertake their legal work effectively.
Applicants must hold valid Working with Children Check and Police check or the ability to obtain the same. A current Drivers Licence and the ability to travel between offices and outreaches are essential for this role. Proficiency in a community language will be advantageous.
You will work with a friendly and supportive team committed to delivering a high standard of service in flexible working conditions.
An attractive salary commensurate with experience with the added advantage of salary packaging benefits are on offer!
A copy of the Position Description can be found below.