Employment Opportunity: Intake Lawyer

Intake Lawyer– 0.6 to 1.0 EFT Negotiable

Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your legal and people skills in a diverse and stimulating environment that enables access to justice for some of regional Victoria’s most vulnerable community members? We have the role for you!

The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (a program of ARC Justice) operates primarily in the Loddon Campaspe region (LGAs of Greater Bendigo, Loddon, Campaspe, Central Goldfields, Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander). 

LCCLC services include:

  • Legal Assistance (information, referral, advice, duty and casework)
  • Legal Education
  • Policy and Law Reform Work

We are seeking a highly motivated person to be the first point of contact for our clients. The position would be suited to a law student who has made significant progress in their studies or recent graduate. The role provides telephone and face to face services to identify a clients’ legal issues and provide information. The role will identify, prioritise and action clients’ legal and support needs through referrals to in-house and external services.  You will be joining an established and cohesive team that has a strong culture of collaboration and continuous improvement.

As well as an attractive salary, 3 days ex gratia between Christmas and New Year’s Day, salary packaging and accommodation and meal/entertainment packaging is also available.

In addition to possessing or studying to gain qualifications necessary to practice law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and have an unrestricted driver’s license, clear Police Check and current Working with Children Card. Equal opportunity principles will be applied and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

A Position Description can be downloaded from here:

Intake Lawyer Position Description

How to apply

Applications must include a Curriculum Vitae (CV/Resume), cover letter and response to the key selection criteria (not exceeding two pages). Please note that applications that do not address the key selection criteria will not be considered for an interview. Applications to be addressed to Mim Dineen, Corporate Services Manager, ARC Justice and emailed by 9.00am Friday 5th July 2019 to recruitment@arcjustice.org.au   All enquiries about the position can be directed to Lindy Harland (03) 5445 0909 at LCCLC.

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