The Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission (NTLAC) is an independent statutory authority established under the Legal Aid Act 1990. Its purpose is to ensure that people in the Northern Territory understand their legal rights and disadvantaged people have access to quality legal services, and to uphold a fair Northern Territory and national justice system.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director, the Practice Lead – Social Support will lead NT Legal Aid’s territory-wide social support practice and facilitate the provision of high-quality trauma informed services to a diverse client base.
The Practice Lead – Social Support will also model leading operational practice in the social support program space; monitor, evaluate and report on the services delivered; foster and drive a positive workplace culture; and develop a program modelled on best practice.
This role will include the ongoing review and development of frameworks, policies, and procedures, at an operational level including service provision, employee development, data collection and evaluation.