Position vacant: Legal Support Officer | Financial Abuse Service NSW

An exciting opportunity to work with  Redfern Legal Centre's groundbreaking Financial Abuse Service NSW.

  • Exciting Opportunity with Redfern Legal Centre
  • Part-time up to 28 hours, or as negotiated
  • Fixed term contract to 30 June 2023

Redfern Legal Centre 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.

The Financial Abuse Service NSW is an innovative service which provides specialist state-wide legal assistance, training and resources for community workers and systemic change through policy and law reform.

The Legal Support Officer is responsible for providing a range of client intake, clerical and administrative services to support the Financial Abuse Service NSW and its solicitors, who provide legal assistance to victim-survivors of financial abuse in the areas of family law and credit, debt and consumer law.

Status: Part-time (28 hours to be divided over 4–5 days, must be available Monday to Thursday 9am to 1pm), fixed term contract until 30 June 2023.

Vaccination: It is a requirement of employment at Redfern Legal Centre to be fully vaccinated for Covid-19.

Salary and benefits: $63,933 – $67,281 p.a. (for 28 hour week), 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 a paid Christmas closure of 2 weeks (including public holidays) on top of 4 weeks annual leave.

* 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

Please send your application by email to the Chief Operations Officer, Jacqui Swinburne, recruitment@rlc.org.au and put the position title and your name in the email subject line.

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

Applications close: 9am Monday 26 September 2022.