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 EMPLOYMENT​
3 positions available
SENIOR LAWYER
Full-time

We are seeking a passionate social justice leader with four years post admission experience in migration and/ or generalist law practice. The Senior Lawyer is responsible for:

  • Legal supervision including coaching and mentoring to a number of lawyers;

  • Working with the management team to identify and support service improvement;

  • Advocacy reform and strategic development;

  • Legal service delivery;

  • Community legal education; and

  • Compliance and reporting across the legal practice and a number of key projects.

For the complete ad, click here. The position description can be found by clicking here. '
For further information on the role, please contact Marquita Nolan, Legal Practice Manager on mnolan@northernclc.org.au or call 9310 4376. Please send your application to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applicants must address the Essential Selection Criteria found in the position description
FAMILY VIOLENCE LAWYER
Full-time
NCLC are seeking a family violence lawyer with at least one year post admission experience to work with our growing family violence team undertaking work at our duty lawyer service, clinics, partnership outreaches and family violence projects. Strong stakeholder engagement skills are also sought.

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. The Family Violence Lawyer will have the opportunity to develop and implement community legal education programs and other projects aimed at increasing access to justice among our priority clients in our region.

For the complete ad, click here. The position description can be found by clicking here.
For further information on the role, please contact Marquita Nolan, Legal Practice Manager on mnolan@northernclc.org.au or call 9310 4376. Please send your application to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applicants must address the Essential Selection Criteria found in the position description
 
RESEARCH OFFICER
Part-time (0.8 FTE)
Northern Community Legal Centre (NCLC) have recently been successful in obtaining funding for two complimentary one-year research projects commencing in March 2023:

1. The Justice at Home Project aims to explore family violence victims/survivors' experience of remote court management of family violence intervention orders.

2. Exploring the barriers to participation experienced by culturally and linguistically diverse family violence intervention order applicants in partnership with the Australian Muslim Womens Centre for Human Rights.

NCLC is seeking someone with high level research skills including the ability to undertake literature reviews and conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis leading to strong evidenced-based findings. The successful applicant will carry out a range of tasks, including consultation with relevant stakeholders, research methodology development, implementation of the research plan, data analysis, and report writing. The Research Officer will be supported by an Advisory Committee.

For the complete ad, click here. The position description can be found by clicking here. For further information about the role, please contact Tania McKenna, Partnerships & Community Development Manager on 9310 4397. Please send your application to mjankovic@northernclc.org.au. Applicants must address the Essential Selection Criteria found in the position description. 

Northern Community Legal Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with a disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, LGBTIQ+ identifying people

and mature age workers to apply.

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