Generalist Solicitor – SCALES Community Legal Centre – Rockingham WA

SCALES Community Legal Centre are recruiting a full-time position (1.0 FTE) or 2x part-time (0.6FTE) Generalist Solicitors to join the team. The Generalist Solicitor will provide legal services that include information, referral, advice, advocacy, casework, representation, community legal education, and law and policy reform. The position is accountable to the Principal Solicitor for compliance with the Community Legal Centres Australia (CLCA) Professional Indemnity Insurance Guidelines and for day-to-day professional supervision. The role is located within the legal practice and will be based in Rockingham and includes: • Direct client services in family law, including drafting court documents and some representation • Working collaboratively with the admin officer, client advocate, lawyers, financial counsellor and counsellor to meet the client’s other legal and non legal needs. For example, family violence restraining orders, criminal injuries compensation, tenancy (private and social housing), criminal law and other civil matters.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for the Generalist Solicitor Position all you need to do is: • submit a cover in pdf format (no more than 2 pages) • submit a resume in pdf format including your contact details, education, previous work, and volunteer experience, and the names of at least two current referees. • please indicate if you are interested in the full-time position or part-time position (0.6 FTE). Recruitment Partner The closing date is Sunday, 19th February at 11.59pm. Successful candidate may need to undertake a Work Strengths Profile psychometric assessment as part of the recruitment process. To view the JDF, please visit our recruitment partners, Talenting website: