Solicitor – Seniors Rights Service – Sydney NSW

Position: Solicitor

Organisation: Seniors Rights Service

Location: Sydney NSW

Closing date: Monday 9 November, 9:00am

How to apply: Please send your application to info@seniorsrightsservice.org.au by 9:00am on 9 November 2020. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered

Contact person: info@seniorsrightsservice.org.au

Seniors Rights Service is the leading community-based provider of legal services, aged care advocacy and rights education and information to seniors in NSW. We are looking for two experienced solicitors to work full-time, one ongoing and one for a period of twelve months. The Solicitor position is part of a small team that provides free legal advice and assistance to older people, prioritising those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged.

• Provide legal advice and assistance to older people through a telephone advice and case work service.
• Contribute to a multi-disciplinary service that utilises social support and advocacy in a holistic trauma-informed practice.
• Provide legal information and education to older people within the community to help them understand their legal rights and how to assert them.
• Contribute to policy development and law reform to improve the protection of the legal rights of older people.

Older people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those from a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse background are encouraged to apply.

For more information about the roles please contact tcowen@seniorsrightsservice.org.au.

A full position description is attached.