Job Vacancy: Principal Solicitor
An exciting opportunity exists to lead the legal practice of Redfern Legal Centre.
As the oldest community legal centre in NSW, Redfern Legal Centre is a leader in the sector. We work to redress inequalities in the legal system that adversely and disproportionately affect vulnerable people, both in the Redfern Community and State wide. The Centre pursues social change and law reform to reduce these inequalities.
This position suits an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with vulnerable clients and helping to address systemic issues. The person we are seeking has relevant experience in civil law, especially in matters relating to human rights and social justice, and is eligible for a current NSW unrestricted practising certificate.
Status: Permanent, full time (35 hours per week, however 28 hours will also considered if requested by the successful applicant)
Salary and benefits: $93,596 – $103,424 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience.
Superannuation and annual leave loading is paid in addition to this and salary packaging* is available. In addition to being a flexible workplace, RLC offers a 35 hour working week, time in lieu options and 4 weeks annual leave on top of a Centre shut down for 2 weeks at Christmas.
* As a Public Benevolent Institution, Redfern Legal Centre is able to offer staff generous salary packaging options. The tax savings for a staff member choosing to take full advantage of the salary packaging option mean that their take home salary may be increased by up to $6,000 per annum.
Redfern Legal Centre welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.
Applications close: 9am Monday 12 June 2017
Applications that do not specifically address the selection criteria will not be considered.