Position Vacant: Credit and Debt Solicitor | Financial Abuse Service NSW

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is seeking a dynamic Credit and Debt Solicitor to work within a groundbreaking practice tackling financial abuse. Applications for this position are now closed.

This is a part-time (28 hours per week), 12-month contract position. 

RLC works to redress inequalities in the legal system that adversely and disproportionately affect people experiencing vulnerability. The Centre pursues social change and law reform to reduce these inequalities.

This position will suit an enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with people experiencing vulnerability and helping to address systemic issues.

The primary responsibility of the Credit and Debt Solicitor is to provide specialised legal advice and casework to people who have experienced financial abuse in areas such as consumer credit, banking and debt. The solicitor may supervise, train, and mentor volunteers to provide this service. The solicitor will also contribute to strategic policy and law reform work, test case litigation and present community legal education sessions.

The solicitor must be available for advice sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings (9am to 1pm) each week.

Salary and benefits: $88,415 - $92,230 pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience. Superannuation and annual leave loading is paid in addition to this and salary packaging* is available.

Benefits:

  • Salary packaging
  • Paid Christmas closure of 2 weeks (including public holidays) on top of 4 weeks annual leave
  • 35 hour working week
  • Time in lieu options
  • Flexible workplace

Redfern Legal Centre welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability.

Applications close: Wednesday 12 August 2020 at 11.59pm. Applications for this position are now closed.

Applications that do not specifically address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applicants must be available for interviews in the week of 17 August 2020.

Download the job package and info for applicants below.

Applications for this position are now closed.