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Generalist Solicitor

Locations: Mildura
Tenure: Full Time
Salary: $75,559 - $89,811
Applications Close: This position will remain open until filled
Position Description: Generalist Solicitor

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The Mallee Family Care Community Legal Centre is seeking an experienced Generalist Solicitor to join their dynamic Legal Team focusing on access to justice issues, social justice and human rights. The MFC CLC is delivered to the Northern and Southern Mallee of Victoria and South West New South Wales. The generalist service offers free, confidential legal advice, information, referral and casework on a range of legal issues to support those most vulnerable in our community.  The CLC also provides community legal education and engages in law reform activities. 

The CLC adopts an Integrated Service model, with collaboration required with other professional staff and service providers to best meet client need.  In particular the CLC provides a specialist approach to supporting families in our Health Justice Partnership (HJP) program.  The HJP program is a multidisciplinary team (law, social work, mental health and financial counselling) that provides a range of innovative services in the Mallee communities and works in partnership with other agencies.  The HJP aims to provide integrated services that address the needs of some of the most vulnerable members of our community, with a particular focus on women who have experienced, or are experiencing, family violence, those with mental health issues and priority cohort groups.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A person employed at this level will be expected to have specific skills and knowledge required to undertake a specialist role within the organisation.
  • A current practicing certificate.
  • Admitted as a solicitor in any state in Australia, along with demonstrated relevant experience, with (preferably) 2 years post admission.
  • A current driver’s licence and a willingness to travel and preparedness to be accommodated overnight when required.
For more information regarding the position description please contact Maree Fullgrabe on 5023 5966 or email on mfullgrabe@malleefamilycare.com.au
 

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