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Domestic Violence Solicitor - Dubbo

Western NSW Community Legal Centre

As a key member of this team, you will provide legal information, advice and support to clients in a culturally safe and appropriate manner whilst working collaboratively with non-legal service providers and other stakeholders to provide a professional and holistic service to clients of the Centre. You will undertake ongoing casework, prepare and deliver community legal education, participate in law reform initiatives and activities, engage and foster relationships with partner organisations and undertake outreach work in communities within the region. The DVU Solicitor will work closely with DVU Caseworkers to give legal assistance to women who are victims of family or domestic violence.

  • Provide access to justice to vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals
  • Deliver high quality legal assistance and community legal education
  • Temporary position until 30 June 2022 - based in Dubbo NSW, travel required

Skills Required

You will have demonstrated knowledge of the law and legal processes, ideally with experience providing legal services to disadvantaged individuals and/or people who have experienced trauma, together with a strong commitment to social justice.

The successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal history check prior to commencement of employment.

All applicants must obtain an information package containing the selection criteria by contacting 02 6884 9422 or emailing legalhelp@wnswclc.org.au. To be considered for this position, applicants must clearly address each of the questions in the selection criterial individually.

Western NSW Community Legal Centre Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

WNSWCLC considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

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