- $80,000 - $89,999 per annum
- Job posted on: 6th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
The Mackay Regional Community Legal Centre Inc. (MRCLC) is a charity that provides free and confidential legal advice, information, referrals and ongoing assistance to financially disadvantaged people primarily in the Mackay, Whitsunday and Isaac regions. MRCLC also provides community legal education (CLE) on various topics to organisations and members of the community.
This listing will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.
A full-time solicitor is sought to work predominantly under the Queensland Workplace Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Service. Under this program, the MRCLC provides regional legal assistance services to address workplace sexual harassment and discrimination until 30 June 2025. Part-time and flexible working arrangements will be considered.
This position is responsible for independently providing legal advice, undertaking casework, development and delivery of community legal education and a small amount of law reform work.
It will include advising on general employment and workplace law, such as unpaid wages, unfair dismissal, general protections and orders to stop bullying, as well as discrimination, sexual harassment and human rights.
You may also provide a small amount of advice and casework assistance in some other areas of law operated by the Centre. This could include debt, consumer disputes, estates, Enduring Powers of Attorney, family law, domestic violence, mental health law, residential tenancy, motor vehicle accidents and neighbourhood disputes. Consideration will be given to this position providing more legal assistance in these areas of law if requested by the applicant.
A current practising certificate and driver licence is essential.
Please read the Position Description on our website at: https://mrclc.com.au/vacancies/ or via the attachment below for more information.