Lawyer Opportunities

HRCLS

Lawyer Opportunities

 

The Hume Riverina Community Legal Service is auspiced by UMFC and provides free and confidential legal advice and information to individuals and community groups who reside or work in North East Victoria and the Riverina of NSW, and is the only Community Legal Centre in the region.

We currently have the following opportunities for passionate, resilient and appropriately qualified people to join our team in Wodonga.

Lawyer – Family Violence & Youth

(Part-time until 30 September 2017)

Lawyer – Family Violence & Family Law

(Full-time until 7 October 2016 – with potential extension to part-time hours dependant on funding)

Further information about Hume Riverina Community Legal Service can be found on the website at www.hrcls.org.au

Further enquiries can be directed to Ashlie Barclay at abarclay@umfc.com.au or by phoning 02 6057 5000.

Closing date: 5pm Monday 16 May 2016.


Important Application Information

When applying for the above position, applicants must include the following:

  • A document addressing the key selection criteria
  • A covering letter with your full name, address, and contact details, along with the title of the position being applied for
  • A copy of your current curriculum vitae including qualifications, professional affiliations and employment history
  • The names and contact details of at least three recent professional referees

The successful applicant will be required to undergo and pass a National Police Check, completed and paid for by UMFC, which must be cleared prior to commencement.

If a Working with Children Check is required it will be stated in the Position Description for the relevant position.

Victorian Workers: Where required the successful applicant will need to hold a current Employee Victorian Working with Children Check and supply their card as evidence so that the status can be checked by UMFC. They will also need to update their employer details on the relevant card.

NSW Workers: Where required the successful applicant will need to hold a current Employee NSW Working with Children Check. They will need to supply the WWC number and date of birth so that their check can be verified by UMFC.

For further information or to apply for a WWCC please visit:

New South Wales positions – www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au
Victoria positions – www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au

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UMFC acknowledges the support of the Victorian and the Australian Governments

Commitment to Child Safety

All children and young people who access UMFC Services have a right to feel and be safe and to be treated with respect. We are committed to providing a welcoming and safe environment and working towards the best interests of children and young people at all times.