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Paralegal Support Worker – 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 nonlegal 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, and holistic 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 support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experiencing or who have experienced family violence. The role of the PLSW After Hours is to receive legal services referrals from the After Hours phone staff the following day and to provide non-legal support to clients being supported by the Lawyer-After Hours Service.

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: www.getsidekicker.com/worker/opportunities/4354

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Job Details

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