Position Vacant

2021 is an exciting time to join the NRCLC team as we commence work to realign ourselves firmly on Bundjalung Country through a facilitated consultative process of Yarning Circles with staff, the Committee of Management and the broader community.

 

To better frame our work in social justice, we are currently developing a Community Development Framework and this year the organisation we will be co-designing our Strategic Plan to ensure our ways of working are in line with the needs of our communities and clients.

 

Current Opportunities

 

Principal Solicitor – Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Location - Lismore

Permanent Position - 28 hours per week

The Principal Solicitor is responsible for the operation of the Centre’s legal practice, supervises the Centre’s legal work and works closely with the Centre Manager, who is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Centre. NRCLC is looking for an experienced solicitor with demonstrated skills in legal practice, demonstrated capacity to work within a community development framework and experience working with communities that experience barriers to accessing justice.

The position is banded from SCHADS Award Grade 7-8 $110,406 - $123,235 pro-rata, plus leave loading (dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience), superannuation and access to PBI Salary Packaging.

NRCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To view job kit and how to apply, click here:

To submit your application: click here

 

 

Civil Solicitor – Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre

Location - Murwillumbah

Permanent Position - 18 hours per week

The position covers advice, assistance and representation on a broad range of civil matters including, employment law, discrimination, consumer law, credit and debt, minor traffic offences and community legal education and law reform work. The role is permanent part time at 18 hours per week.

The position is banded from SCHADS Award Grade 5-7 $85,076 to $106,738 pro-rata (dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience), plus leave loading, superannuation and access to PBI Salary Packaging.

NRCLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To view job kit and how to apply, click here:

To submit your application: click here

 

Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, we encourage you to contact the centre to express interest. All volunteer recruitment is subject to NRCLC resources and capacity.

The Legal Service welcomes volunteers as Practical Legal Training students, clinical legal placement students from Southern Cross University, and earlier year law students as general administrative volunteers.

Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service have specific requirements for volunteers and may take on volunteers on a case-by-case basis.

If you are interested in volunteering with us, get in contact on (02) 6621 1000 or at nrclc@northernriversclc.org.au

 

The Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, staff and management acknowledges the people of the Bundjalung Nation. We pay respect to their cultures, and acknowledge the strong and continuing connection to their land, sea and waterways.

Bundjalung Country; always was, always will be.