Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services

VALS is made up of Victoria’s most committed legal advocates, professionals and support staff who work hard – with each other, our partners and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and communities - to advance Aboriginal self-determination and the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Victoria of all ages.

We know that our people make the difference.

VALS is committed to diversity, equality and inclusion and we celebrate our staff team of diverse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTQIA+ communities and from diverse cultures, language groups, abilities, and experiences.

To learn more about us, head to https://www.vals.org.au/about-vals/

For more details about our other roles, check our careers website: https://www.vals.org.au/careers/

14 May, 2024
Full time
Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services Preston VIC, Australia
Salary Offering $81,317.60 - $98,625.80 Full Time Fixed term of 12 months  273 High Street, Vic, 3072 Additional Benefits: 17.5% Leave Loading 5 extra days leave on top of 20 days annual leave Only required to work 35 hours per week, any extra hours worked will be calculated as your Time In Lieu (TOIL) – which you may use as additional leave hours Access to company vehicles for any work-related trips Salary packaging of up to $15,900+ per FBT available via Maxxia Overview  The Lawyer or Senior Lawyer will provide legal advice and representation to Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people in police and prison accountability matters. This includes representing people who have been abused and/or mistreated by members of Victoria Police, Corrections Victoria or other government agencies. This also includes representing families in coronial inquests into Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander deaths in custody and police contact deaths.  Key...
Expiration Date:
13 Jun, 2024