Solicitor - Katherine com.au- 2 weeks ago
Job posted on: 08 January, 2018.
Applications close: 25 January, 2018.
Want a rewarding and challenging position, while exploring some of the most remote and picturesque parts of the Top End?
NAAFLS is seeking an enthusiastic, well-organised, self-motivated Solicitor to join our busy legal team in Katherine. You will hold, or be eligible for a restricted or unrestricted practising certificate in the Northern Territory. You will be working alongside an enthusiastic and dynamic team to deliver services to North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service clients.
You will deal with a wide range of stakeholders across the public and private sectors and draw upon strong communication and people skills to achieve desired objectives.
This position is based in our Katherine office with regular travel to remote communities in the Top End.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.
About the Organisation
North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service is a non-government Aboriginal organisation offering legal services and support to victims of family violence and sexual assault.
The primary focus of NAAFLS is to provide culturally appropriate assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and children who are victims of domestic and family violence, including sexual abuse. NAAFLS works in accordance to the Family Violence Prevention Legal Services “Operational Framework”.
Services available to clients include:
- Legal advice and casework assistance in areas relating to domestic and family violence, care and protection of children, victims of crime compensation, family law, wills, superannuation, housing and debt management.
- Information support and referral services.
- Community legal education.
- Prevention of family violence initiatives.
- Law reform.
- Trauma informed counselling.