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COMMUNITY LAWYER – 1 year Maternity leave position (1 December, 2017 to 30 November, 2018)

Seniors Rights Victoria leads in responding to older people experiencing abuse. This is an exciting opportunity act on elder abuse as a major human rights issue.

Within the context of ageism and family violence, the Community Lawyer empowers older people and service providers through legal solutions. You can help achieve social justice for this growing demographic.

We seek an enthusiastic and skilled person to:

  • provide high quality legal advice and casework to clients
  • appear in Courts and Tribunals on behalf of clients
  • provide secondary consultations to community workers and lawyers
  • engage in systemic advocacy and law reform projects

This is a 0.9 EFT position (preferred) for one year (Maternity leave).   Salary range is $72,776 – $77,123 per annum (pro rata) with an attractive salary package which includes employer funded superannuation (9.5 %), the benefits of tax-free salary packing up to $15,900.

For position description please see here

Applications must address key selection criteria.

For a confidential discussion, please call Rebecca Edwards, Principal Lawyer on (03) 9655 2109.

Email application in confidence to info@seniorsrights.org.au using the subject line ‘SRV Community Lawyer via COTA Vic website’

Applications close 9 am, Monday 2 October, 2017

 

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