Employment Opportunity at Refugee Legal

1. Supervising Solicitor – Afghanistan Program

Refugee Legal is currently recruiting for a supervising solicitor to work in a special legal team within our Afghanistan Legal Program. The Afghanistan Legal Program has been established to respond to the large number of people seeking legal assistance due to the crisis in Afghanistan.

The supervising solicitor will within the program with a primary focus on the supervision of lawyers and volunteers who are assisting people who have been evacuated from Afghanistan to apply for permanent visas in Australia and to apply for a family reunion.

In particular, the Afghanistan Legal Program provides assistance to people impacted by the crisis in Afghanistan in the following areas:

The position is full-time for a twelve-month period. There will be a 6-month probationary period.

Refer to the Position Description for further information.

How to apply

The position is full-time for a twelve-month period. There will be a 6-month probationary period.

Written applications must address the selection criteria, included in the position description, and be received by 5:00 PM AEST, 8th August 2022. Applications should be addressed to “The Executive Director”, marked “Private & Confidential”, and sent by email to linda@refugeelegal.org.au.

2. Non-legal Caseworker

The non-legal caseworker will work to support the increasing number of vulnerable clients, particularly women who experience family violence, who come to us with a range of complex non-legal needs.

The non-legal caseworker will work alongside our legal team to combine social supports with expert legal assistance to:

The non-legal caseworker will play a critical role in referring these particularly vulnerable clients to many of the wide-ranging non-legal essential support services they require, including referral to counselling services, housing support organisations, medical services and others as required.

The role of the non-legal caseworker will not include ongoing case management of clients.

Refer to the Position Description for further information.

How to apply

The position is full-time for a twelve-month period. There will be a 6-month probationary period.

Written applications must address the selection criteria, included in the position description, and be received by 5:00 PM AEST, 8th August 2022. Applications should be addressed to “The Executive Director”, marked “Private & Confidential”, and sent by email to linda@refugeelegal.org.au.