- Perth > CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Perth
- Job posted on: 21st Jan 2022
- Applications close:
We are seeking a Solicitor to join our Workplace Team at Circle Green. As part of this recruitment process Circle Green wishes to establish a pool of candidates for future Solicitor vacancies.
Circle Green Community Legal is a community legal centre providing workplace, humanitarian, tenancy and family and domestic violence legal advice, further assistance, representation, advocacy, community legal education, referrals, outreach, and support.
Circle Green Community Legal services include a state-wide telephone service, face to face client interviews, casework, clinics and outreach legal advice, education sessions, legal resources, law reform submissions, and collaborative partnerships with legal and non-legal organisations.
Circle Green Community Legal is a growing community legal centre offering its staff job stability and development and training opportunities, with clear career progression pathways. One thing our teams have in common is their commitment to accessible justice and social justice.
You will be primarily involved in providing comprehensive legal advice, further assistance, representation, community legal education and training, and law reform under the supervision of the Managing Solicitor. You will also be involved in the direct supervision and management of solicitors (restricted), law graduates, paralegals, secondees and volunteers.
Strategic Legal Review and Advocacy
Community Legal Education
We are seeking an energetic, confident individual who enjoys a challenge and is interested in making a significant difference to the lives of the people we work with to join our Workplace Team. We are seeking an unrestricted solicitor on a full-time (1FTE) or part-time (0.8 FTE) basis. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a unique specialist community legal centre in the access to justice / social justice space.
Successful applicants will also need a current Full Australian Driver’s License, Working with Children Check, a satisfactory National Police Check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination (or exemption).
If you are interested in applying for a Solicitor (unrestricted) position, please submit a copy of your current resume and a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages:
Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered. Interviews may commence prior to the closing date, and an appointment be made, so early applications are encouraged.
Through the selection process, shortlisted candidates will initially be asked to provide samples of previous work and attend interviews. Shortlisted candidates may also be requested to undertake psychometric assessments, undergo criminal history screening and provide information on their work rights in Australia.
For further information, please download the Candidate Information Pack attached below or using the following link. If you have any questions about the positions, please contact our recruitment partners, Talenting: Tara Roopra – HR Consultant on (08) 6219 7102 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org using the subject line: Solicitor - Workplace - Circle Green Community Legal enquiry via EthicalJobs.
We are also currently recruiting for a Project Manager for the Respect@Work Project, please follow this link or contact Tara at Talenting, if you or someone you know are interested in this position: click here.