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Community Legal Education Officer

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc

The organisation

Financial Rights Legal Centre Inc (Financial Rights) is a community based legal centre in Surry Hills specialising in helping consumers of financial services, particularly credit, banking, insurance and debt.

The role

We are seeking to employ a passionate Community Legal Education Officer for a 12 month contract. The successful applicant will progress, coordinate, resource, promote and help deliver the Centre’s Community Legal Education services. This is a full-time position, part-time arrangements will be considered. Please see the position description for further details on the role.

What’s in it for you?

Our legal centre is a known and trusted voice for consumers in the financial services space. We are doing important frontline work advising consumers from across Australia about their rights and helping shape new laws in the aftermath of the Royal Commission. You will be an important part of this process and can help change many consumer lives for the better.

The Centre offers a pleasant working environment along with a small, friendly and passionate team. We know diversity makes a positive difference, and we encourage people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and other diverse backgrounds to apply.

Salary and benefits

The salary range for this role on a full time basis is $88,358-$98,171 plus 9.5% superannuation contribution. Currently approved arrangements with the Australian Taxation Office allow the Centre (as a Public Benevolent Institution) to pay a portion of gross salary as an untaxed Fringe Benefit with the remainder taxed at the applicable rate. In addition to being a flexible workplace, Financial Rights offers a 35 hour working week, 7 days’ time in lieu leave on top of 4 weeks annual leave. These entitlement are pro-rated for part-time working arrangements.

The health and wellbeing of our employees is our top priority. We have developed a COVID-19 Policy to ensure our people are confident, safe and healthy whether they’re working in our office or from home. The COVID-19 Policy is updated regularly taking into account the latest expert medical advice and Safe Work Australia guidelines. Whilst this role is based in Surry Hills, you will be required to work flexibly from the office and/or home as necessary.

If you have any questions, please call 02 9212 4216 or email jobs@financialrights.org.au, using the subject line: Community Legal Education Officer enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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