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Solicitor - Roma

TASC National Limited

Do you enjoy travelling on rural and regional roads? If so read on.

Are you ready for your next adventure? Want to diversify your skill set whilst enjoying the beauty and freedom of lifestyle that outback Queensland has to offer?

Are you wanting to make a real difference in the community?

Do you seek a rewarding and challenging role where you focus on outcomes and improving the lives of people who need legal assistance?

Then TASC has the ideal role for you. We are currently seeking a generalist solicitor for our Roma Office.

  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration between $84 849 - $88 702 gross per annum plus super and 17.5% leave loading.
  • Full-time role (38) hours per week
  • Eligible employees may salary sacrifice to increase their take-home pay
  • 3 days pro rata ex gratia leave available over the Christmas/New Year period
  • Practising certificate costs met
  • Assess to the Employee Assistance Program
  • Up to $1,000 relocation costs.

About TASC

TASC was established in 1982 and continues today as a community legal centre, providing free legal and advocacy services to the most vulnerable and marginalised members of our community. As a team of passionate professionals we are working together to get results for people in need whilst our future focus keeps us finding alternative ways to improve the outcomes for our clients.

TASC provides services across a range of areas of law including mental health law, domestic violence, peace and good behaviour matters, civil law, consumer law, credit, debt, motor vehicle property damage, human rights, family law, child protection, as well as criminal and traffic matters.

This work is provided to a diverse range of clients including people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, those experiencing domestic or family violence, financial difficulties and homelessness.

TASC is committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, those from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and LGBTIQ+ communities.

About the Role

TASC is experiencing a period of organisational growth in regard to legal services provided and client service delivery. So now is the perfect opportunity for you to join our team as a solicitor whilst escaping to the wonderful lifestyle opportunity available in rural Queensland. The position is permanent full -time, subject to ongoing funding. You will be responsible for undertaking high-quality legal work that seeks to make a difference.

This role provides advice and limited representation on general family, domestic violence, civil and criminal law issues. You will assist to collect data and monitor and evaluate casework and actively contribute to the ongoing marketing and profiling of TASC. You will work collaboratively with other professionals within TASC and create new growth opportunities through effective networking and relationships with other service providers. Work with us to create social change through action.

About You

Admission or eligible for immediate admission as a legal practitioner in Queensland, and eligible for a current practicing certificate.

Have a minimum of 2-4 PAE, ideally of a generalist nature – specifically family, civil and criminal law. Experience in Domestic Violence and Child protection an advantage. Criminal Law Duty Lawyer Accreditation would be seen as a bonus.

Proven ability to work independently and within a team environment. You will have the ability to effectively communicate with clients with all backgrounds including those with mental health. Additionally you will have exceptional oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. You will also demonstrate a willingness to participate in community legal education and law reform activities. You will have a commitment to professional development, and a willingness to expand knowledge and skills.

The successful candidate will show a strong commitment to the principles of social justice and have a genuine interest in working to help people who are experiencing disadvantage.

You must hold or be immediately eligible to obtain a Queensland Disability Worker Card based on mandatory criminal history screening, and hold an unrestricted Queensland driver's license.

How to Apply

If you are ready to move your career into a more rewarding field whilst enjoying a more relaxed lifestyle, please click on Apply Now or contact 07 4616 9700 if you have any queries.

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