Position Vacant: Solicitor – Financial Abuse Service NSW

Redfern Legal Centre (RLC) is seeking a full-time solicitor on a fixed-term contract to work within the new Financial Abuse Service NSW. Applications are now closed.

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.

The primary responsibility of the Solicitor role is to provide legal advice and casework in relation to financial abuse. The worker will also contribute to community legal education, law reform and policy work of the team.

Status: Full time (35 hours), contract 18 months

Salary and benefits: $86,894 - $94,915 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 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.  

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