Health-Justice Partnership Lawyer (Full-Time)
Are you a mature and dynamic lawyer, passionate about social justice and public health and want to work in one of Victoria’s most culturally vibrant and beautiful regional areas?
The Bendigo based Loddon Campaspe Community Legal Centre (LCCLC) (a division of Advocacy & Rights Centre Ltd, T/A – ARC Justice) delivers a range of legal assistance services (casework, education and policy) across North and Central Victoria, including the Bendigo Health-Justice Partnership, an innovative collaboration between LCCLC and Bendigo Community Health Service.
We are a leading and innovative advocacy and rights organisation that delivers client focused services that empower disadvantaged and vulnerable people in rural and regional Victoria. We elevate justice as an issue in public discourse and advocate for systemic change that upholds human rights. We are a leader that strengthens the sector, pursuing best practice and innovation through collaboration and being an Employer of Choice.
As well as an attractive salary, 3 days ex gratia between Christmas & New Year’s Day, salary packaging, an accommodation & meal/entertainment packaging is also available. Relocation assistance is also on offer for the right candidate.
In addition to possessing the qualifications necessary to practicing law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and have an unrestricted drivers license.
Just 1 ¾ hours from Melbourne by freeway and regularly serviced by train via Kyneton and Castlemaine, LCCLC is based in one of regional Victoria’s most desirable localities, featuring excellent schools, health facilities and cultural experiences
Applicants are asked to address both the essential and desirable Key Selection Criteria, in the position description. Applicants who do not address all the selection criteria will not be interviewed. Applications need to include a covering letter, resume and preferably no more than two A4 pages addressing all the selection criteria and be addressed to Ms Chris Sedgman, Operations Manager, ARC Justice and emailed by 9:00am, Monday 1 May 2017, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will occur on Wednesday 10 May 2017. Enquiries to Clare Sauro – 5445 0909.