- Job posted on: 21st Feb 2021
- Applications close:
Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC) aims to provide clients with a service that is specific to their needs. Our team of volunteers and workers are dedicated to ensuring we raise community awareness on legal information, advice and options. We understand that legal and social matters can be complex and often require a combination of legal, social and financial support.
You are a key part of the NSCLC team dedicated to serving clients from a range of vulnerable groups in the Western Australian community. One element of our entire NSCLC team has in common, is the belief in Social Justice – the right that all people should have equal access to wealth, health, well-being, justice and opportunity.
The primary purpose of this role is to provide legal case management to clients, to undertake associated work supporting the functions of the general legal service, with experience in restraining orders and minor criminal law. Duties include -
The person we are seeking will be a strong collaborator, able to build community networks in a professional setting and be passionate about working with vulnerable groups from culturally and linguistically diverse groups, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.
You will also have strong case management capability, including an ability to interview and assess clients’ problems, identify options, provide information and feedback, provide advice, make referrals and seek to evaluate outcomes.
The person will hold a Bachelor of Laws degree (or recognised equivalent) and will be entitled to practice as a lawyer in Western Australia.
Other requirements of the role can be found in the Job Description Form (JDF).
In addition to working as part of a passionate team working in a centre of excellence to support vulnerable people in the community, other benefits include:
As part of this recruitment process NSCLC wishes to establish a pool of candidates for future Solicitor vacancies. Please acknowledge your interest to be considered as part of the recruitment pool within your application. Please see JDF for more information including the Work-Related Requirements (Selection Criteria) by following the link to: http://www.talenting.com.au/careers/.
To apply for the position please submit the following:
Applications that do not address the Work-Related Requirements will not be considered.
This position is being managed by Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre's recruitment partners, talenting.
Applications should be submitted via our website by clicking on Apply Now.
For further information please contact Tara Roopra on 08 6244 3222 or 0452 660 461, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Solicitor (General) enquiry via EthicalJobs.
A position description is attached.