Just Healthy Families – Part Time Solicitor

SCHADS 5-6 (from $93,860 to $107,079 pro rata) 

This position would involve providing legal advice, legal assistance, information, referral and secondary consultation services to clients and service providers across your region. The role will involve face to face outreach to the Child and Family Learning Centres and other partner sites in your region and some intrastate travel.

The successful applicant will develop and provide community legal education and information sessions to identified health, education and social service partners and groups of clients as well as providing timely advice and referral via our state-wide 1800 number.

This role requires excellent communication and organisational skills and an ability to build close working relationships with a range of health and social service partners. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys a changing working environment, working out in the community and diversity in daily tasks.

The Solicitor will:

  • Contribute to the operational objectives of the pilot program to provide outreach based legal services to women experiencing family violence and seek sustainable changes whilst securing safety of the client.
  • Visit identified Child and Family Learning Centres in their region and deliver timely and responsive legal services and information to the clients and staff of those Centres.
  • Work effectively both independently and in a team to contribute to the achievement of the program and our organisational objectives.
  • Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills, specifically in respect of managing and organizing workload to consider the schedules of clients, nurses, early childhood educators, GP’s and other health and social service partners.
  • Have the ability to reflect on practice and to amend work practices to accommodate feedback.
  • Have the ability to work in a flexible, adaptable and creative way to meet the funded deliverables.
  • Exercise initiative in a dynamic and changing work environment.

To Apply

Email for a copy of the Just Healthy Families Solicitor position description (which includes the selection criteria), and to ask any questions you may have about the position. When you’re ready to apply, email through a current resume and a statement addressing the selection criteria.

All positions are advertised in accordance with an exemption for WLST to employ only women, granted by the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner, exemption number 21/06/059.

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