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Solicitor - Katoomba

Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre

The Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre (EECLC) are seeking a passionate and motivated solicitor to join a team of dedicated professionals. EECLC staff share a commitment to social justice, we respect diversity and we value the strengths and abilities of our communities with whom we work. We value collaboration, flexibility, integrity, respect and initiative.

We are seeking a solicitor to work out of our office in Katoomba, but who will be providing regular outreach to Bathurst and other towns as required. The position is fulltime (35 hours a week) on a fixed term basis for 12 months. Flexible work arrangements are possible.

We are seeking a solicitor with experience in the area of family law, ADVOs, victims support. Attendance at Bathurst Local Court on AVO list day is likely to be required. Experience with trauma informed practice is essential.

Key responsibilities

  • All aspects of legal service delivery including representation, advocacy, casework and advice
  • Manage your file load autonomously
  • Building and maintaining relationships with other legal and non-legal service providers
  • Participation in community legal education programs

People from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply. The position is graded at SCHADS grade 7, with above award conditions and salary packaging available.

Please apply as soon as possible, following the application instructions. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.

The position description and selection criteria are attached.

For enquiries about the position contact Managing Principal Solicitor, Arlia Fleming on 4704 0203 or arlia@eeclc.org.au using the subject line: Solicitor - Katoomba enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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