- $70,000.00 to $76,000.00 per annum + salary packaging
- Job posted on: 14th Nov 2023
- Applications close:
The Refugee Advice Casework Service (RACS) seeks a dedicated person to join its team of committed human rights lawyers as a Coordinator. The position is a full-time, fixed term contract to 31st January 2025.
The remuneration package for the position is at the SCHADS Award rate Level 3.1 to 3.3 depending on the experience of the successful candidate pro rata, per annum, plus superannuation contribution and loadings. Salary packaging is available.
RACS provides free, dedicated legal services for people seeking asylum and refugees. Through individual advice sessions, community education and public advocacy, RACS strives to ensure that individuals and families, at risk of persecution or other forms of significant harm, gain access to equal and fair representation before the law, and are granted protection by Australia, and opportunities to seek family unity, in accordance with Australia’s international obligations.
The primary focus of the position is to provide legal and administrative support to the Solicitors at RACS.
The Coordinator will report to the Supervising Solicitor or Solicitor supervising the relevant project and must carry out their duties in accordance with RACS’ policies and funding guidelines.
To apply, send your cover letter addressing the selection criteria in full and a CV to Kerrith Sowden via the Apply Now button. Due to the urgency of this recruitment, we encourage applicants to apply early. Interviews will be held ASAP with a view to commence at RACS as soon as practicably. Please note, that as we have an urgent need for staffing, we may make decisions prior to the close of applications should we find appropriate candidates.
RACS is committed to working together to achieve a more inclusive community. Our workplace strives to be one that embraces and celebrates diversity and the wide range of skills, expertise and experience we can all bring to strengthen our dynamic, collaborative and responsive environment. RACS encourages people from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those that identify as part of LGBTIQA+ community, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with disabilities. RACS strongly welcomes applications from those with the lived expertise of displacement & seeking asylum, including those on temporary visas.
A position description is attached.