- Job posted on: 10th Sep 2020
- Applications close:
The Women's Legal Centre seeks a Solicitor to deliver our Health Justice Project with Calvary Public Hospital and Gungahlin Child and Family Centre. 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, with the possibility of extension.
The Health Justice Solicitor will work as part of a small team to:
Applicants must be eligible for a restricted practising certificate in the Australian Capital Territory and a WWVP Card (ACT).
If you want to use your legal training and experience to be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team and deliver legal services to women who would otherwise have no avenue for assistance, this is the job for you!
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 run specialist programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, using the subject line: Solicitor enquiry via EthicalJobs or (02) 6257 4377.
A position description is attached.