Employment

 

Current Positions Available

 Community Lawyer, Family

Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc. is currently recruiting for a Community Lawyer, Family (18 mth  fixed term).

The Community Lawyer, Family will work within the Centre’s family law team to provide high quality and timely legal services to clients affected by family violence under the Family Advocacy and Support Services Project.

The Community Lawyer, Family will provide duty lawyer services at the Family Law Court  Dandenong Registry including information, advice, minor assistance, casework, duty representation, risk identification and referral services along with  casework services at our Frankston & Cranbourne Offices

Key selection criteria :

  • Possesses, or is eligible to possess, a current practicing certificate including High Court registration with three years post admission practice.
  • Experience in court representation including contested hearings
  • Highly developed advocacy skills
  • Extensive experience in family law and family violence with an understanding of the challenges impacting vulnerable community members when accessing the family law and family violence legal systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to social justice principles, understanding of the legal assistance sector and a commitment to PCLC ‘s vision and values.

Position Description -Community Lawyer, Family

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway 9783 3600.   Applications in writing  addressing the key selection criteria to the CEO at pclc@pclc.org.au  by 5:00pm, 24 August  2017

 

Tenant Advocate

Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc. is currently recruiting for a Tenant Advocate to join our dynamic team providing advocacy services to private rental tenants in the South East of Melbourne.

The Tenant Advocate assists vulnerable and disadvantaged Victorians to identify and resolve their tenancy issues through the delivery of high quality advice, casework and advocacy services.

You will need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field such as community services, community development, social work or law/legal studies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of residential tenancies legislation and understanding of the housing and homelessness sector
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in, or demonstrates capacity to undertake, direct service delivery, including provision of information, advice and referral services, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of clients, representation of clients in formal settings.

Position Description -Tenant Advocate – July

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway 9783 3600

Applications in writing, addressing the key selection criteria to the CEO at pclc@pclc.org.au  by 5:00pm, 24th August 2017

 

 Community Lawyer, Infringements

Full time- 12 months fixed term

Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc. is seeking  a Community Lawyer  to join our dynamic team providing high quality and timely legal services to vulnerable and disadvantaged clients with infringement matters.

The Community Lawyer, Infringements will work within the fines clinic team to provide information, advice, minor assistance, casework, referral services and representation as part of the Centre’s holistic service delivery practice.

You will need:

  • Possesses, or is eligible to possess, a current practicing certificate with two years post admission practice.
  • Highly developed advocacy skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to social justice principles, understanding of the legal assistance sector and a commitment to PCLC ‘s vision and values.
  • Experience in, or demonstrated capacity to undertake, direct legal service delivery, including provision of information, advice and referral services, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of clients, representation of clients in courts and other legal settings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of law and legal system, relevant legislation and procedures and relevant current issues relating to the Infringement System.

Position Description   Community Lawyer Infringements 2017

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway 9783 3600.  Applications in writing, addressing the key selection criteria to the CEO at pclc@pclc.org.au  by 5:00pm, 31st August 2017

 

Community Lawyer, Family Violence

Full time – 12 months fixed term

Peninsula Community Legal Centre Inc. is seeking  a Community Lawyer  to join our dynamic  team providing high quality and timely legal services to clients affected by family violence.

The Community Lawyer, Family Violence will work within the Centre’s family law team providing  duty lawyer services at the Frankston Magistrates Court along with advice and casework services at our visiting services and Frankston office.

You will need:

  • Possesses, or is eligible to possess, a current practicing certificate including High Court registration with two years post admission practice.
  • Experience in court representation including contested hearings
  • Highly developed advocacy skills
  • Experience in family violence with an understanding of the challenges impacting vulnerable community members when accessing the family violence and family law legal systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to social justice principles, understanding of the legal assistance sector and a commitment to PCLC ‘s vision and values.
  • Experience in, or demonstrated capacity to undertake, direct legal service delivery, including provision of information, advice and referral services, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of clients, representation of clients in courts and other legal settings.

Position Description: Community Lawyer Family Violence 17

For further information please contact Jackie Galloway 9783 3600.  Applications in writing, addressing the key selection criteria to the CEO at pclc@pclc.org.au  by 5:00pm, 31st August 2017

 

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