Solicitor (Health Justice Partnership) – Mid North Coast Legal Centre – Port Macquarie NSW

Position: Solicitor (Health Justice Partnership)
Organisation: Mid North Coast Legal Centre (MNCLC)
Location: Port Macquarie NSW
Closing date: 5:00pm Sunday 05/06/22
How to apply:
Contact person: Jane Titterington, 02 6580 2111

Mid North Coast Legal Centre is part of Advocacy Law Alliance Inc.  MNCLC is a not-for-profit community legal centre which provides civil law services in the local government areas of Mid Coast, Port Macquarie – Hastings, Kempsey Shire, Nambucca Shire, Bellingen and Coffs Harbour. They established an office in Coffs Harbour in 2019. MNCLC seeks to provide access to justice through a multidisciplinary approach that includes legal information, legal advice, advocacy and representation, policy and law reform, and legal outreach across the geographic catchment area. Mid North Coast Legal Centre is seeking a Solicitor to run their new Health Justice Partnership (HJP) program “LAMP” (Legal and Mental Health Partnership) at several locations across their catchment. Health Justice Partnerships place lawyers within health settings to reach clients who would otherwise not access legal assistance and help address health harming legal needs. This position, based in Port Macquarie or Coffs Harbour, is at the forefront of innovative service delivery, working with health justice partners and an experienced community engagement worker to provide holistic legal services. The role would suit an enthusiastic and dynamic lawyer who enjoys working with multi-disciplinary teams.