- Job posted on: 15th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
Opportunity for an enthusiastic and diligent Paralegals have become available to join our legal team in Sydney in January 2024. This is an opportunity for the right candidate to be part of a reputable organisation with fantastic career progression and professional development prospects. We particularly encourage law students or recent law graduates from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply. Part time hours, attractive remuneration package and access to salary packaging.
knowmore is a nation-wide independent community legal centre providing free legal information, advice, representation and referrals, education and systemic advocacy for victims and survivors of child abuse.
knowmore uses a multidisciplinary model bringing together lawyers, intake officers, social workers and counsellors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander engagement advisors and financial counsellors to provide trauma-informed, client-centred and culturally safe legal assistance to clients. Services are provided through a national phone line and face-to-face services in key locations, supported by a comprehensive program of outreach and community engagement across Australia.
This role will provide full paralegal and administrative support to the Legal Team in assisting clients who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse. This role may have direct service delivery responsibilities, therefor it is expected that the person in this role will have a general understanding of the work at knowmoreand of the needs of knowmore’s clients and act appropriately.
Providing full paralegal assistance including but not limited to:
A competitive salary commensurate with the not for profit sector is offered together with the availability of salary packaging to achieve a tax effective total salary package. In addition to being a flexible workplace, knowmore offers 11.5% superannuation (0.5% above the SGC), 4 weeks annual leave, including annual leave loading.
Employees have access to a training and development opportunities as well as our Employee Assistance Program.
Additionally, knowmore offers the ability to partially work from home to facilitate a balanced work life.
Aunty Glendra Stubbs is a Wiradjuri woman and an Elder in Residence at knowmore. She has been supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients since knowmore began in 2013. In this video, Aunty Glendra shares her story about working at knowmore and supporting her clients on their journey.
See the video below.
Further Information about knowmore is available at www.knowmore.org.au
If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested, please click the "Apply Now" button.
Your application must include:
There is no application closing date but interviews may be conducted as applications are received.
The role will be required to satisfactorily complete a National Police Records Check, Working with Children Check and be Covid-19 vaccinated (including booster) or have a medical exemption.
Due to the volume of anticipated applications, only successful applicants will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted as applications are received.
Agencies please note: This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by knowmore. We do not require extra assistance at this time