Advocating for safety and real change
We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative individual who is passionate about systemic and survivor-centric advocacy and social change, and able to provide comprehensive casework and legal support to family violence survivors experiencing police accountability issues.
The Policing Family Violence Solicitor will be a committed and experienced lawyer able to meet the legal needs of clients as they related to police duty failures or police accountability.
The Policing Family Violence Solicitor will conduct client intake, assess, support and advocate for clients within an integrated network of partner organisations. They will work closely with the Advocacy & Law Reform Officer and the Police Accountability team to inform, resource and help drive the project’s advocacy goals.
About the Policing Family Violence Project
The Policing Family Violence: Changing the Story project will drive collaborative, sector-based advocacy for law reform and police accountability. It combines legal assistance and support directly to family violence survivors experiencing police duty failures, documenting evidence and multi-level strategic advocacy. It is funded by the Integrated Services Fund 2018-19 and coordinated by the Police Accountability Project (PAP) located within the Flemington Kensington Community Legal Centre.
This is a 3 day (.6 EFT) 12 month contract position. $83,596 (pro rata) with generous conditions, salary packaging and family friendly flextime arrangements available.
The Position Description is available here (PDF)
Applications close 9.00am Thursday 18th April 2019.