We’re hiring: Police Accountability Solicitor

 

Defending criminalised and racialised communities

 

We are seeking an experienced and committed solicitor to work toward the political, cultural and systemic changes for human rights.  The Police Accountability Solicitor is a key part of our team undertaking criminal defense, police complaints, community education and advocacy towards clear human rights & police accountability outcomes.

This unique and exciting position will advocate assertively for victims of police misconduct through a strategic mix of civil, criminal and human rights mechanisms. The role will also supervise a team public interest law clinic students and volunteer paralegals.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative individual who is passionate about defending the rights of criminalised and racialised communities in Victoria.

The Police Accountability Project (PAP) is a Victorian state-wide, specialist and innovative legal project located within the Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre, taking the lead in police accountability law and strategies.  We provide victim-centred remedies, strategic litigation, evidence based research, community support and policy and law reform.

This is a 4 day (.8 EFT) 12 month contract position.  $83,596 (pro rata) with generous conditions and salary packaging and family friendly flextime arrangements available.

The Position Description is  available here (PDF)

Applications close 9.00am Thursday 21st February 2019.

 

To Apply

Applications must address the Selection Criteria.  Interviews will be scheduled early the following week.

Post

Executive Officer, Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre

PO Box 487 Flemington 3031

Hand Delivery

22 Bellair Street

Kensington

Fax 03 9376 4529

Email ceo@fkclc.org.au

For more information please call Anthony Kelly on 03 9376 4355 or ceo@fkclc.org.au

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