Criminal Lawyer

  • Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services
  • Preston VIC, Australia
  • 08 Jul, 2024
Full time Criminal Law

Job Description

Salary Offering: $84,357.55 - $90,357.55

 (VALS LB 1.1 - 1.7) depending on experience 

 Applications Close 19th of July 2024

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 is available via Maxxia

Office Locations: High Street, Preston

This role is full-time fixed term until 30th of June 2025

This position may require regional and very occasional interstate travel.

OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE:

As VALS Criminal Lawyer you will provide high quality legal services, including duty lawyer services, representation, advice and information in criminal law matters to members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Victoria.

This role will involve occasionally helping with night phone duties (outside of regular work hours) 

KEY SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Admitted or eligible for admission as a legal practitioner in Victoria.
  • Sound interpersonal skills and the capacity to communicate effectively with members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
  • A commitment to and understanding of the legal issues faced by members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community in Victoria.

 

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS:

 On offer of this position, you must provide:

  • Copy of your current Employee Working with Children Card.
  • You will be required to complete a current Criminal History Police Check.
  • Proof of rights to work in Australia, i.e., a copy of an Australian Passport, Birth Certificate, or Immigration VISA documentation
  • Current valid Australian Driver’s Licence

Firm or Organisation Name

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services

Contact Name

HR

Email Address

jobs@vals.org.au

Job Level

Post-admission

Sector

Other

Country

Australia

State

Victoria