- Job posted on: 22nd Sep 2021
- Applications close:
Street Law is a specialised community legal centre that provides information, legal advice and ongoing representation services to those experiencing and those at risk of homelessness. Street Law is the only community legal centre in WA that exclusively delivers outreach legal services to its client group at various community service agencies.
Street Law is recruiting a restricted practitioner for its Youth Crew Project. The Youth Crew Project is a collaborative program with Passages Youth Engagement Hub which allows for holistic service provision and ensures all legal and non-legal issues are responded to through a case management framework.
This position (0.8 FTE) will support Street Law’s Solicitor to provide legal advice and ongoing representation work required for street present young people.
The Youth Crew solicitor must demonstrate well-developed experience in legal practice commensurate with the level of experience. It is an integral part of the role that the solicitor be able to provide advice and ongoing representation legal services across multiple legal areas. This role is funded by the Youth Crew program (Lottery West funding).
The role also requires an understanding of the client groups needs and the services provided by the various community centres to ensure strategic and holistic legal service delivery is provided. The Solicitor will also have excellent communication and people management skills and be able to deliver legal services in a collaborative and case management framework.
The purpose of the role is to support and develop the provision of legal services for Street Law to achieve its mission and objectives through its core services and as a partner of the Youth Crew program.
Please note: screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date. As such, please submit your application as soon as possible.
For more information: A position description is attached.