EMPLOYMENT​
5 Positions Available
 
Senior Lawyer - Child Protection & Family Law
(2 part time OR a full time position)

With the recent expansion of two existing integrated family violence programs, we are seeking to appoint either two part-time senior lawyers or a full-time senior lawyer with child protection law experience and/or family law.

This/these positions will form part of a team consisting of family violence and migration lawyers, community engagement workers, and a project coordinator. The two projects will involve working in the first instance on a family violence program to support women on temporary visas escaping family violence, and on the second project working in maternal health justice settings to provide legal support to vulnerable women experiencing family violence.

Salary range up to $97,000 per annum SCHCADS Award (depending on experience), plus employer funded superannuation. In addition, generous salary packaging is available (including access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging).

For further information on the role, please contact Jenni Smith, CEO on 9310 4376 or jsmith@northernclc.org.au using the subject line: Senior Lawyer - Child Protection & Family Law enquiry. Click here for the full job ad. Click here for a position description.

 

​Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the Position Requirements and Essential Selection Criteria to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close 5 pm 22 July 2022

 
Community Lawyer
Full time

We are seeking a community lawyer that has been admitted to practice with at least 12 months post admission experience and a demonstrated ability to provide legal services in a full range of general law matters including, but not limited to civil law areas (motor vehicle accidents, infringements, consumer law, tenancy law, family law) and criminal law.

The Community Lawyer provide legal work for community members who face multiple systemic barriers, including refugees & newly arrived, people experiencing homelessness, & those with mental ill-health.

 

Salary range up to $83,000 per annum SCHCADS Award (depending on experience), plus employer funded superannuation. In addition, generous salary packaging is available (including access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging).

 

For further information on the role, please contact Jenni Smith, CEO on 9310 4376 or jsmith@northernclc.org.au using the subject line: Community Lawyer enquiry. For the full job ad, click here. Click here for a position description.

​Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the Position Requirements and Essential Selection Criteria to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close 5 pm 22 July 2022

Family Violence Lawyer
Full time (5 days per week)

We are seeking a full-time family violence lawyer to work with our growing family violence team, undertaking work at our duty lawyer service, clinics, partnership outreaches and family violence projects. The Family Violence Lawyer will work with a dynamic and justice-minded Legal Team to provide high quality legal services, including advice, casework, and court representation to eligible clients across a range of legal practice areas. They will develop and implement community legal education programs and other projects aimed at increasing access to justice among our priority clients in our region.

The Family Violence Lawyer will work with our local priority client groups, community organisations and other stakeholders to raise awareness of NCLC’s service and to ensure our services are appropriately targeted to the right people. They will collaborate with our Community Development Team, including our Mental Health Support Coordinator, to ensure our service is accessible and that clients are assisted holistically with social supports in mind.

For a complete Position Description click here, or to see the job ad on EthicalJobs.com click hereFor further information on the role, please contact CEO Jenni Smith on 03 9310 4376.

 

Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the Position Requirements and Essential Selection Criteria to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

 

Applications close 5pm on Friday 15 July 2022.

Project Coordinator
Full Time

Recent expansion of 2 existing integrated family violence programs has led to the opportunity to appoint this position to work with the Northwest Enhancement project & the Safe Landing Project teams.

This position will be responsible for the development, delivery and evaluation of two recently funded family violence projects: NCLC’s Safe Landing Project, which responds to the migration and family violence related legal and support needs of women residing on temporary visas in Australia, and the North-West Enhanced Pathways Project, which will implement a partnership model with maternal child health services across our catchments, with a particular focus upon the Mitchell region.

You will have a Bachelor of Arts, Social Work, Law or equivalent qualification and demonstrated experience and skills in project management including project development, implementation and evaluation.

Salary up to $89,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience), plus employer funded superannuation. In addition, generous salary packaging is available (including access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging).

For further information on the role, please contact Tania McKenna, Partnerships and Community Development Manager on 03 9310 4376. Click here for the full job ad. The position description can be found by clicking here

Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the Position Requirements and Essential Selection Criteria to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close 5 pm 22 July 2022

Family Violence Integration Worker

Part time (2 days per week)

The Family Violence Integration Worker will be responsible for providing community engagement, community legal education and client support for two recently funded family violence projects: NCLC’s Safe Landing Project, which responds to the migration and family violence related legal and support needs of women residing on temporary visas in Australia, and the North-West Enhanced Pathways Project, which will implement a partnership model with maternal child health services across our catchments, with a particular focus upon the Mitchell region.

You have qualifications in teaching, social sciences, community work, social work or other relevant qualifications with a demonstrated knowledge of, and sensitivity to, victims/survivors of family violence and the family violence sector and a commitment to trauma-informed practice principles and family strengthening and empowerment models of practice.

Salary range up to $89,000 pro rata per annum SCHCADS Award (depending on experience), plus employer funded superannuation. In addition, generous salary packaging is available (including access to Accommodation and Meal Entertainment packaging).

For further information on the role, please contact Tania McKenna, Partnerships and Community Development Manager on 03 9310 4376. Click here for the full job ad. The position description can be found by clicking here

Applicants are required to submit a resume and covering letter addressing the Position Requirements and Essential Selection Criteria to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applications that do not address the Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Applications Close 5 pm 22 July 2022

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