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Social Worker - Clerk Grade 6/7 - Domestic Violence Unit - Family Law Division - Central Coast (Temporary)

Organisation/Entity: Legal Aid Commission, Office of the
Job Category:
  • Administration and Clerical
Job Location:
  • Central & North Coasts - Newcastle & Hunter Valley / Gosford, Central Coast and Region
Job Reference Number: 00005PCU
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Up to $105,520. Package includes salary ($87,225 - $95,235), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02) 9219 6300 - Susannah O'Reilly
Closing Date: 29/11/2017 - 11:59 PM


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Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 22 regional offices in metropolitan and regional centres across NSW and a number of specialist services and advice clinics. Working at Legal Aid NSW provides the opportunity to support people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and children, Indigenous people and people with mental illness who may experience difficulties when enforcing and defending their rights.



Provide case management to victims of domestic and family violence with complex social and legal needs including referral assistance, risk assessment, safety planning, support in attending Court as well as other services.


Partner with other legal officers and domestic violence workers to provide coordinated social and legal case management.

Liaise with external local providers of domestic & family violence services, as well as other services.


Undertake complex and comprehensive assessments regarding the socio-legal needs of clients and prepare detailed reports for solicitors and Courts, making recommendations where appropriate.



Want to make a difference? Want to be part of an exciting multi-disciplinary team assisting victims of domestic and family violence?


Legal Aid NSW is looking for passionate, hard working and dedicated social workers to join our new specialist Domestic Violence Unit. This is a temporary position as part of a pilot program until 30 June 2019 on the Central Coast. The social workers will be working as part of a team with specialist lawyers to assist victims of domestic and family violence who have complex social and legal needs on the Central Coast


Applications MUST be submitted online through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au to be considered. No late applications will be accepted.

Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the Focus Capabilities and Key Accountabilities when preparing their resume and cover letter.

Applicants are requested to attach:

• current resume / curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum 5 pages)

• cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the following two questions:


1. What appeals to you about working as part of Legal Aid NSW's Central Coast Domestic Violence Unit?


2. What experience and/or capabilities do you have which will assist you to work collaboratively in multidisciplinary team in a legal setting?

The selection process will include a range of comparative assessment techniques to assist in determining capability and suitability for the role.

This recruitment will be used to fill any current vacancies and may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future vacancies that may arise over the next 12 months.


Legal Aid NSW welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTI community, culturally diverse people and other diverse communities.

We encourage applications from people with disability and will provide reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to participate in the recruitment process, or you are looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, please contact our team via email, and advise your preferred method of communication: erecruitment@legalaid.nsw.gov.au.


• x1 Temporary Opportunity on the Central Coast up to June 2019 (35HPW)
• Enquiries: Susannah O'Reilly on (02) 9219 6300
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Working at Legal Aid NSW

• Package up to $106K

• Jobs Board Ref No. 00005PCU
• Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017 [11:59pm]