Solicitor/Regional Coordinator – Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre – Nowra NSW

Position: Generalist Solicitor and CLSD Regional Coordinator

Organisation: Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre

Location: Nowra NSW

Closing date and time: 5:00pm 20/10/21 

How to apply: Please email Emma Wood, [email protected], for the position information pack or phone 02 4422 9529 for more information. Applicants are asked to submit a current resume and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.

This position requires an experienced Solicitor who can provide legal advice and community legal education to disadvantaged clients in the South Coast. The person should also have the ability to coordinate a regional consortium of legal and non-legal community services whose aim is to improve access to justice for disadvantaged people.

The successful applicant will be required to provide legal advice over the phone and in face-to-face appointments in outreach locations. You will be required to provide community legal education and contribute to law reform submissions as needed. As the CLSD Regional Coordinator you will be required to provide secretariat functions for the quarterly meetings, work with other partners to implement the strategic plan and liaise with the CLSD Program Unit at Legal Aid. 

The successful applicant will work five days a week – four days as a solicitor and one day as the CLSD Regional Coordinator. The person will be based in the Nowra office with flexible working arrangements where possible.