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Western NSW Community Legal Centre is a not for profit non-government organisation. Our team provides free, accessible, high quality legal and support services to people experiencing disadvantage across the Orana and Western regions of the state. 

Positions Vacant

Executive Officer

CLOSED: We are looking for a not-for-profit leader with significant experience in finance, people management, and stakeholder engagement to become our next Executive Officer (EO). The successful applicant will be responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of our organisation. You will oversee the broader administration of the centre, while the Principal Solicitors manage the legal practice. This collaborative approach allows for efficient operations and optimal legal service delivery. If you are the dynamic leader we’re looking for please address the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description and read the Information for Applicants. Applications should be marked "Confidential" and addressed to the Chairperson, WNSWCLC Management Committee – patrick.ocallaghan@wnswclc.org.au. If you are having difficulties downloading ring our office on (02) 6884 9422. 

Receptionist

CLOSED: We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated receptionist to join our specialist domestic violence unit, Western Women's Legal Support (WWLS). The position is part-time. Simply download the information package, clearly address each of the selection criteria individually then forward your application to the Executive Officer at lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au

Aboriginal Support Worker

CLOSED: We are seeking a full-time Aboriginal Support Worker to join our specialist domestic violence unit, Western Women’s Legal Support (WWLS). The Aboriginal Support Worker will work collaboratively to develop initiatives aimed at preventing domestic and family violence, community awareness raising and community capacity building of women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence. The successful applicant will help build meaningful and trusted connections between the Centre’s legal services and local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. This includes supporting Aboriginal clients with non-legal assistance, facilitating referrals to non-legal services, networking, building strong partnerships with interagencies and local organisations and supporting the Centre to provide a culturally appropriate environment and service. Western NSW Community Legal Centre considers being a woman a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. Applications are to be addressed to the Executive Officer: lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au.

 

Domestic Violence Outreach Solicitor

CLOSED: We are seeking a full-time solicitor to provide legal services to rural communities in our region. The successful applicant will join our dedicated domestic violence team, providing information, advice and support to clients in a culturally safe and appropriate manner. The role involves working collaboratively with caseworkers, non-legal service providers and other stakeholders to provide a professional and holistic service to women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence. You will undertake ongoing casework, prepare and deliver community legal education, participate in law reform initiatives, engage and foster relationships with partner organisations and undertake outreach work within our region. Western NSW Community Legal Centre considers being a woman a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s.31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. Applications are to be addressed to the Executive Officer: lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au.

Domestic Violence Solicitor

CLOSED: We are seeking a full-time solicitor to join our dedicated domestic violence team. The successful applicant will provide legal information, advice and support to clients in a culturally safe and appropriate manner. The role involves working collaboratively with caseworkers, non-legal service providers and other stakeholders to provide a professional and holistic service to women experiencing, or at risk of, domestic violence. You will undertake ongoing casework, prepare and deliver community legal education, participate in law reform initiatives, engage and foster relationships with partner organisations and undertake outreach work within our region. All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. Applications are to be addressed to the Executive Officer: lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au by 5pm, 24 November 2022.

Family Law/Family Violence Solicitor

CLOSED: We are seeking a full-time solicitor to provide assistance to victims of family or domestic violence, as well as provide family law assistance to parents and other relevant family and associated members. The successful applicant will also prepare and deliver community legal education, participate in law reform initiatives, engage and foster relationships with partner organisations and undertake outreach work within our region. All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. Applications are to be addressed to the Executive Officer: lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au by 5pm, 24 November 2022.

Domestic Violence Solicitor

CLOSED: We are seeking a domestic violence solicitor to provide access to justice for vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals. The successful applicant will deliver high quality legal assistance and community legal education. You will be based in Dubbo with travel required. This is a temporary position that runs until June 2023. All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. WNSWCLC considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

Paralegal

CLOSED: We are looking for two dedicated paralegals to assist in our busy community legal centre (clc) and specialist domestic violence unit (dvu). The successful applicants will be responsible for providing timely and effective support to the legal team to assist solicitors in carrying out work for clients. This is a frontline position dealing with clients and other stakeholders in person, as well as on the phone and via email. All applicants must obtain the position description for the clc and/or the position description for the dvu and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually. Send your answers along with your resume to lianne.davids@wnswclc.org.au

Generalist Solicitor

CLOSED: As a key member of the team you will provide legal information, advice, representation and referrals to clients in a culturally safe and appropriate manner. You will also have a strong focus on law reform and community legal education. You will be based in Dubbo with travel required. All applicants must obtain the position description and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually.

 

Receptionist

CLOSED: The position involves conducting day-to-day practical functions which contribute to the overall efficiency of Western Women's Legal Support. The position is  for 25 hours per week until November 2022.

Generalist Solicitor

CLOSED: As a key member of the team you will provide legal information, advice, representation and referrals to clients in a culturally safe and appropriate manner. You will also have a strong focus on law reform and community legal education. You will be based in Dubbo with travel required. All applicants must obtain the position description and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criteria individually.

Domestic Violence Solicitor

CLOSED: We are seeking a domestic violence solicitor to provide access to justice for vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals. The successful applicant will deliver high quality legal assistance and community legal education. You will be based in Dubbo with travel required. This is a temporary position that runs until June 2022. All applicants must obtain the information package and clearly address each of the questions in the selection criterial individually. WNSWCLC considers being a woman is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s. 31 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

 

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