Employment opportunity at Refugee Legal

Solicitor – application close 5.00pm Thursday 13 September 2018.

Refugee Legal  is seeking an experienced full time Solicitor to work within Refugee Legal’s Community team.

Position Summary

The solicitor position combines casework, training/teaching of immigration and refugee law, policy and procedure, in addition to general immigration and refugee advice, policy, law reform and advocacy development, and community education/information. It is anticipated that the position will consist of 75% casework, 10% teaching/training/preparation of materials and 15% community education, policy development and general immigration and refugee advice. The solicitor will be expected to regularly participate in and supervise Refugee Legal’s weekly Monday Evening Advice Service and weekend Temporary Protection Visa Clinics. As the work at Refugee Legal is varied, a significant degree of flexibility is required.

The Solicitor reports directly and is responsible to the Executive Director, who in turn, is responsible to the Refugee Legal Management Committee.

How to apply

If you are interested in applying, please forward your CV and your responses to the selection criteria found in the Position Description by 5.00pm on Thursday 13 September.

Applications should be addressed to “The Executive Director”, marked “Private & Confidential”, and sent by email to linda@refugeelegal.org.au.