Great opportunity at our Goulburn regional office based in Shepparton for a highly motivated and adaptable lawyer to take on this role with a primary focus on delivering quality legal services across the Goulburn region.
Job Details
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Department: Victoria Legal Aid
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: VLA3
Work Location: North East - Shepparton
Reference: VG/1232
Closing Date: 25-Mar-2018
Salary Range: $65,033 - $84,157
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Lawyer, Shepparton PD #1232.pdf (PDF, 177KB)

Lawyer, Shepparton #1232 Candidate Application Form.docx (Word, 269KB)

Contact: Erica Molyneaux, Managing Lawyer, Goulburn region
03 5823 6200

Position Details

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Salary Commensurate with experience, range: $65,033 - $85,157 plus superannuation
  • Opportunity to join a team making a difference in the Goulburn region

About the role:
We are seeking an experienced and adaptable lawyer to take on and deliver quality legal services across the Goulburn region.

The primary focus of this role is delivering services in legal areas including criminal law, child protection and family law and will require you to appear as an advocate in a number of courts and tribunals across the region. You will also conduct casework and provide legal information and advice in a broad range of settings and matters, including the opportunity to contribute to community legal education in the region.

About you:
You will have knowledge or experience in relevant law and court procedures in one or more legal areas including criminal law, child protection and family law matters in delivering quality legal services to our clients in the Goulburn region.

You are a strong communicator with demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships and influence a variety of stakeholders in order to undertake advocacy, negotiation and dispute resolution on behalf of your clients.

Crucial to your success in this role will be your ability to contribute to a collaborative and supportive team environment, and a commitment to our vision and values.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 14 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application for addressing the specified key selection criteria. Separate responses to all of the key selection criteria outlined in the position description are not required. You must complete the key selection criteria to be considered for this role.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Erica Molyneaux, Managing Lawyer, Goulburn region on (03) 58236200.

Applications close by 11.59pm Sunday 25 March 2018

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