Position Vacant: Family Law Solicitor | Financial Abuse Service NSW
Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is seeking a dynamic Family Law Solicitor to work within a groundbreaking statewide practice tackling financial abuse.
This is a part-time (21 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 Family Law Solicitor is to provide specialised legal advice and casework to people who have experienced financial abuse in the area of family law, in particular property and financial disputes. 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.
* 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.
- 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 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.