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Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Geelong (Sol3)

Job posted: 23/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
15 days remaining

15 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Geelong

Job type: Full time / Fixed Term to 22/07/2022

Organisation: Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Salary: $87,640 - $99,438

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00387974

Reference: VG/DFFH/CSO/00387974

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $87,640 - $99,438

Work location: Geelong

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) works hard to create equal opportunities for all Victorians to live a safe, respected and valued life. Our areas of focus are child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTQI+ equality, veterans, women and youth. The work we do benefits thousands of Victorians, particularly those who are disadvantaged and vulnerable. We work in a variety of community-based settings, including people's homes, residential facilities and secure settings across metropolitan, rural and regional Victoria. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage applications from Aboriginal people and people from diverse backgrounds and abilities.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Solicitor is responsible for providing state-wide legal advice, support and representation for Child Protection Practitioners in child protection litigation matters in the Children's Courts and associated courts.

Are you

  • Interested in working in a dynamic and challenging work environment that makes a difference to children and families?
  • Committed to providing legal advice to assist some of Victoria's most vulnerable people?
  • Capable of providing excellent client services and committed to working as part of a professional team?

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.  

For further information please visit the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-families-fairness-and-housing>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Geelong (Sol3)

Job type:

Full time / Fixed Term to 22/07/2022

Job classification:

Sol3

Contact:

Brett Hogan, Principal Solicitor | 0428 403 395

Solicitor, Child Protection Jurisdictional Partnerships - Geelong (Sol3)