Positions vacant

Social Worker - Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre

An exciting new position is available for someone who is passionate about social justice. We are living in hard times and we have an opportunity to support our clients in a more holistic way by working with a social worker. This position will work closely with our solicitors and tenant advocates to improve the wellbeing of our clients and communities.

EECLC staff share a commitment to social justice, respect diversity, and value the strengths and abilities of our communities with whom we work. We value collaboration, flexibility, integrity, respect and initiative.

The position is fixed term for 12 months, 28 hours per week, and these hours may be spread across the week as we offer flexible working conditions. This position will be based in our office in Katoomba, however regular travel to Lithgow, Bathurst and other towns will be required. EECLC has one staff car available for use.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples are strongly encouraged to apply.

Key responsibilities

The position is graded at SCHADS level 6, with above award conditions and salary packaging available.

Only applications addressing the selection criteria and including a resume with the names of 2 referees will be accepted. Selection criteria should be no longer than 2 pages and a resume no longer than 3 pages. The job description and selection criteria are attached here.

For enquiries about the position contact Managing Principal Solicitor, Arlia Fleming on 4704 0203 or arlia@eeclc.org.au.

Applications should be addressed to Arlia Fleming, and emailed to tina@eeclc.org.au

Please apply by 5 November 2020.

Interviews will be conducted the following week.

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Darug, Gundungurra and Wiradjuri nations. We pay respect to past, present and future Elders, extending this respect to all Aboriginal people. We respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of our regions. EECLC is is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.