Salary Offering: $94,458 - $98,625.80 (depending on experience) plus superannuation
Office Location: 273 High Street Preston, Vic, 3072
This role is full-time fixed term until 30th of June 2026
This position may require regional and very occasional interstate travel.
Overview of the role
This role is responsible for conduct of matters in the MHLRS within the Civil and Human Rights practice at VALS.
The Senior Lawyer can expect to have carriage of more complex casework in the practice and will work closely with the Managing Lawyer of the practice to build up VALS’ MHLRS services in the first year of the practice.
Key Selection Criteria
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply for this opportunity, please provide:
A covering letter outlining who you are and why you are suited to this position.
A statement addressing each of the key selection criteria – applications submitted without a statement addressing the key selection criteria will not be accepted. Please note the key selection criteria is found within the position description.
Your resume detailing your education and professional experience and two referees.
Please submit your application to email@example.com the subject line: POSITION TITLE
*Only successful applications will be contacted*
We do not accept unsolicited resumes from employment agencies. No (search) fee will be paid in the event we hire a candidate whose resume is submitted by an employment agency to any of our employees without a valid written recruitment agreement. Such resumes shall be deemed the sole property of VALS.
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/