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Employment opportunity: Solicitor – Seniors Legal and Support Service

28 May 2021

Townsville Community Law Inc seeks to employ a full-time solicitor on a fixed-term basis until 30 June 2022.

The successful applicant will provide legal assistance services across several areas of law including family law, domestic and family violence, social security, coronial inquests,  consumer protection, insurance, elder abuse and financial exploitation, human rights, and general civil law.

While all workers at Townsville Community Law contribute across all practice areas, the ordinary duties of this position and focus for this role is on Seniors Legal and Support Service/ Seniors Financial Protections Service work.

This position is a full time (35 hour work week) fixed-term appointment until 30 June 2022.

How do I apply for this position?

Step 1

In order to apply for this position, download the attached duty statement from which contains all relevant position duties and responsibilities; mandatory qualifications; and desirable qualifications, experience and attributes. Please carefully read and consider the duty statement to ensure that you fully understand the position.

Step 2

Email an up-to-date curriculum vitae to Townsville Community Law’s Director Aaron Finn (aaron@townsvillecommunity.law), and note in your cover email that you wish to apply for the advertised solicitor position. You do not have to respond to selection criteria at this stage.

Step 3

After the closing date, we will shortlist applicants for interview. Candidates who are shortlisted for interview can expect to be asked interview questions based on Duty Statement mandatory and desirable qualifications, position duties and responsibilities, and any other relevant matters mentioned in the Duty Statement.

Closing date

Applications close at 5pm Monday 14 June 2021 (Qld time).

Other notes

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions that are not answered in the Duty Statement, please email the Townsville Community Law Director (aaron@townsvillecommunity.law) in the first instance.

It is not necessary or helpful to call to introduce yourself before applying for this position.

No recruitment company cold calls, please.

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