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Lawyer – After Hours Service (Full Time, fixed term to 31 October 2021 at this stage)

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.

AFVLS operates a culturally safe, trauma informed, holistic and intensive client service model. Clients are assisted by Lawyers and Paralegal Support Workers to access a variety of legal, social, psychological, cultural, health and other support services to address their complex needs and issues.

Djirra will be expanding its hours of operation into the evening on weekdays to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or who have experienced family violence. The role of the Lawyer-After Hours is to provide legal advice and representation to clients referred by the After Hours phone staff the following day.

We strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

Applications will close once a successful candidate is sourced.

For more information about the role please email: [email protected]

As this is part of the Working for Victoria Project, applicants are required to register first with Working for Victoria via this link, and then apply directly via Sidekicker:

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Job Details

  • Role Category
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Location Melbourne
  • Job Posted 12/11/2020
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