Family lawyer

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Employer - Victoria Legal Aid
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Family lawyer
Exciting opportunity to join Victoria Legal Aid's Geelong team in the position of Family Lawyer, and make a difference in the Barwon Region.





Work type: Fixed term - full time
Job function: Legal
Classification: VLA3
Work location: Geelong
Reference: VG/1836
Closing date: 04-Aug-2019
Salary range: $68,339 - $88,435
Job duration: N/A
File attachment: Family Lawyer Geelong PD #1836.pdf (PDF, 121KB)

Family Lawyer, Geelong canidate application form #1836.docx (Word, 271KB)


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Contact: Shelley Buchecker, Managing Lawyer
(03) 5226 5666


Position details

Full time maximum term position up to 12 months
Salary commensurate with experience, range: $68,339 – $88,435 (pro rata) plus superannuation
Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging


About the role
In this role you will provide casework, advocacy and advice services for legally aided clients, primarily in family law, child protection and intervention order matters.

You will participate in community legal education and other projects as required, and take part in the development of strategies to improve client service in the region.

About you
You are a dedicated Lawyer with a strong interest in regional practice and the desire to make a difference in the Barwon region. You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in the practice of family law, and employ this along with your well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to effectively advocate on behalf of clients.

Your ability to work collaboratively and foster a supportive team environment will be essential to your success in this role and see you become a valuable member of the Geelong team.

About Victoria Legal Aid
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Shelley Buchecker, Managing Lawyer on (03) 5226 5666

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close 11.59pm on Sunday 4 August 2019


Location - Australia
Date Posted - 20 Jul 2019
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