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Senior Lawyer/Lawyer (Full time, Permanent) – Northcote

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

An exceptional opportunity for a Senior Lawyer or Lawyer for our Northcote based office, working with a committed organisation that delivers vital services for  Aboriginal victims/survivors of family violence and ensuring the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence shape social, legal and system reform across Australia.

The Senior Lawyer or Lawyer will provide and oversee high quality legal advice and representation, and non-legal support. This role will have a primary focus on Child Protection casework, including opportunities to participate in a Djirra initiated duty lawyer service for Aboriginal women experiencing family violence.

  • Full-Time Fixed Term
  • Northcote Vic location
  • Generous salary packaging options available

Managing Lawyer (Full Time, Permanent)

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Melbourne office for a Managing Lawyer. You will effectively manage the delivery of holistic legal and non-legal services and supports. This role currently has responsibility for managing Legal Services staff in our Northcote office as well as our Bairnsdale and Morwell offices. Regular monthly outreach to these offices will be a requirement. Please note that Djirra does have other regional offices, namely Ballarat, Bendigo, Echuca, Mildura and Warrnambool, therefore, the regional offices that this role will be managing may vary from time to time depending on operational requirements.

  • Full-Time Fixed Term
  • Northcote Vic location with regional travel
  • Generous salary packaging options available

Managing Lawyer (Full Time, Fixed Term)

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

The Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service (AFVLS) is a program of Djirra. AFVLS provides legal and non-legal assistance and facilitates access to justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have experienced family violence or sexual assault.

Whilst we recruit for a permanent Managing Lawyer position, there is an opportunity to backfill this position on a fixed-term basis till the end of March 2020, with a possibility of another three-month contract should a permanent candidate not be found. This role will effectively manage the delivery of holistic legal and non-legal services and supports. You will also be responsible for managing Legal Services staff in our Northcote office as well as our Bairnsdale and Morwell offices and regular monthly outreach to these offices will be a requirement.

Lawyers provide legal services including advice, representation and advocacy in the areas of:

  • child protection
  • family violence intervention orders
  • family law; and
  • victims of crime assist

Senior Lawyer/Lawyer (Full Time, Permanent) – Ballarat

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

An amazing opportunity has arisen for either a Senior Lawyer or Lawyer in Ballarat.
The Senior Lawyer or Lawyer will provide and oversee high-quality legal advice and representation, and non-legal support. The successful incumbent will play a pivotal role in establishing the new regional service in Ballarat. This role will be required to provide fortnightly outreach to Horsham and a primary focus on Child Protection matters.

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Ballarat Vic location
  • Generous Salary Packaging options (Not for Profit Organisation)

This dynamic role will contribute to increasing access to justice for Aboriginal victims/survivors of family violence and ensuring the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victims/survivors of family violence shape social, legal and system reform across Australia.

This short term role (3 months with possibility of a 3-month extension) will provide legal advice and representation to Aboriginal victim/survivors of family violence in the Latrobe Valley Region. The role will be primarily located at our Northcote premises while delivering weekly outreach services of at least 1-2 days duration to Djirra’s Morwell office.

  • Full-Time Fixed Term
  • Initial 3-month contract with possibility of extension
  • Northcote based with outreach to Morwell

Senior Lawyer/Lawyer (Full Time, Permanent) – Morwell

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

An amazing opportunity has arisen for either a Senior Lawyer or Lawyer, the position is based in Morwell.

The Senior Lawyer or Lawyer will provide and oversee high-quality legal advice and representation, and non-legal support. The successful incumbent will play a pivotal role in establishing the new regional service and office. You will create connections to establish Djirra’s presence in the region and to help us to shape how we deliver our services in the respective region. You will also be required to provide outreach across the LaTrobe Valley region with a primary focus on Child Protection case-work. The role will work closely with Djirra staff in Bairnsdale, including travel to that office each alternate month.

  • Full Time, Permanent
  • Morwell, Vic location
  • Generous salary packaging options available

Senior Lawyer (Full Time, Fixed Term Contract) – Mildura

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

Djirra supports Aboriginal women’s journey to safety and wellbeing, and provides legal and practical supports to Aboriginal people experiencing family violence across Victoria. Djirra is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation with a rich history, and we are growing our services across regional Victoria.

A fixed-term 12-month position has arisen in our Mildura office for a Senior Lawyer to provide and oversee high-quality legal advice, representation, and non-legal support.
The Senior Lawyer will create connections to establish our presence in the region and help us to shape how we deliver our services across the region. This role will involve developing a strong collaborative working relationship with the Koori Family Violence Support Workers in the Umalek Balit service operating at the Mildura Courts.

 

  • Permanent full-time position
  • This role is based in Mildura
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment

Waterways, Land and Conservation Traineeship – Aboriginal Identified (Full Time)

  • Role Category: Traineeships
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

Multiple opportunities are now available for Aboriginal Identified candidates to complete a full time, eighteen-month traineeship working with field-based teams delivering conservation and land management work at Melbourne Water. During the traineeship, you will be based at Melbourne Water and employed by WPC Group. The traineeship will involve learning in the workplace and studying at Holmesglen TAFE in Waverley. Melbourne Water will provide ongoing employment on successful completion of the traineeship.

  • Build a strong career pathway
  • Nationally Recognised Qualification
  • Roles are available in Melbourne’s West, North-Eastern or South-Eastern suburbs

Senior Lawyer/Lawyer (Full Time Permanent) – Morwell

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  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Melbourne

An amazing opportunity has arisen for either a Senior Lawyer or Lawyer, the position is based in Morwell. The Senior Lawyer or Lawyer will provide and oversee high quality legal advice and representation, and non-legal support. The successful incumbent will play a pivotal role in establishing the new regional service and office. You will create connections to establish Djirra’s presence in the region and to help us to shape how we deliver our services in the respective region.

  • Brand new office
  • Permanent Full Time position
  • Generous salary packaging options available
  • Morwell location