Jobs at Justice Connect

19 September 2013
Work with us for a fairer and more just world

If you are looking to use your skills, experience and passion helping to create a world that is just and fair, why not consider a position with Justice Connect. We offer benefits including flexible working arrangements, professional development, generous salary packaging, and the opportunity to make a real difference for human rights through your work.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

A number of exciting opportunities have arisen to join one of Australia’s most successful public interest and pro bono law organisations. Justice Connect is a not-for-profit organisation which provides access to justice through pro bono legal services to people experiencing disadvantage and the community organisations that support them. We also address injustice through law reform, policy work and legal education. 

Lawyer, Self Representation Service (VIC)

The Self Representation Service provides assistance to unrepresented litigants who do not have access to legal assistance and advice through other sources.
 
We are currently seeking a Lawyer to assist the Manager and Senior Lawyer to operate and develop the service in Victoria and Tasmania. The role supports the delivery of access to justice through pro bono legal services for people experiencing disadvantage and includes building, supporting and engaging a strong commitment to pro bono work among lawyers.
 
If you are a dynamic litigator with a minimum of 2 years post admission experience, are committed to access to justice through pro bono and a highly accomplished relationship manager, we would like to hear from you. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic organisation that shares your vision of a fairer society.

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications close 9am Friday 30th September 2016

Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the Recruitment Pack:

PDF iconRecruitment Pack Lawyer Self Representation Service VIC September 2016


Health Justice Partnerships Lawyer, Seniors Law, VIC

Seniors Law is Justice Connect’s specialist service for older clients with a legal issue associated with ageing, including clients experiencing or at risk of elder abuse. Seniors Law provides free legal services through partnerships with three health services throughout metropolitan Melbourne.
 
We are currently seeking a Health Justice Partnership Lawyer (HJP Lawyer) to establish a HJP with Alfred Health, providing legal help to older people accessing our partner’s health services, collaborating with our partner to develop and deliver legal education and contribute to policy and law reform initiatives.
 
If you are enthusiastic, focussed and inquisitive, enjoy engaging with clients, and have a minimum of two years’ post admission experience, we would like to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very committed team who share your vision of a fairer society.

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications close 9am Thursday 6th October 2016

Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the Recruitment Pack:

PDF iconRecruitment Pack Health Justice Partnership Lawyer, Seniors Law


Senior Lawyer, Homeless Law, Melbourne

Homeless Law is our specialist legal service for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. We work closely with pro bono lawyers to provide hundreds of people with legal information, advice and representation. Our services are outreach based and client centred, and we don’t just focus on legal issues. Homeless Law's social workers and our relationships with the homelessness sector build our capacity to understand and respond to clients with a range of non-legal needs.

We are currently seeking a Senior Lawyer to play a key role in delivering a range of high quality legal services to Justice Connect’s Homeless Law program.

If you have significant knowledge of the legal issues faced by people experiencing homelessness, experience in law reform and advocacy, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a desire to make a difference for human rights and social justice, we look forward to hearing from you. 

We welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications close 9am Monday 3rd October 2016

Position description, selection criteria and applications details are available in the Recruitment pack: