- Job posted on: 10th Sep 2020
- Applications close:
The Women's Legal Centre seeks a Managing Solicitor for our Health Justice Program. The Women’s Legal Centre operates two Health Justice Partnerships (HJPs), at Gungahlin Child and Family Centre (GCFC) and Calvary Public Hospital. These embedded Partnerships work together to provide safe and confidential legal assistance to women affected by domestic and family violence to support better health and justice outcomes.
This position will be filled on a 12-month contract.
We are looking for a creative and flexible solicitor who wants to lead the ongoing development of these partnerships and work as a part of multi-disciplinary teams.
The Managing Solicitor will:
Applicants must be eligible for a restricted practising certificate in the Australian Capital Territory and a WWVP Card (ACT).
Note: being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification under s34 of the Discrimination Act 1991 (ACT). Part-time applications will be considered.
The Women's Legal Centre is an innovative community legal centre providing specialist legal services to vulnerable women in Canberra and the surrounding region. Our main areas of practice are family law, domestic violence, victims of crime, employment and discrimination. We also provide case management support, and specialist services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Managing Solicitor enquiry via EthicalJobs or (02) 6257 4377
A position description is attached.