- Job posted on: 17th Jun 2021
- Applications close:
knowmore legal service is currently seeking an experienced Senior Practitioner to join our organisation within the community legal sector. This is an opportunity for the right candidates to be part of a reputable organisation with fantastic career progression and professional development prospects. The roles may be based in our Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Perth offices and full-time or part-time hours are available.
knowmore is a nation-wide, free and independent mainstream community legal centre providing legal information, advice, representation and referrals, education and systemic advocacy for victims and survivors of child abuse.
knowmore uses a multidisciplinary model bringing together Intake Officers, Lawyers, Social Workers and Counsellors, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Engagement Advisors and Financial Counsellors to provide trauma-informed, client-centred and culturally safe legal assistance to clients. Services are provided through a national phone, video link and face-to-face services in key locations, supported by a comprehensive program of outreach and community engagement across Australia.
The Support Services Senior Practitioner will provide key leadership support to the Support and Trauma Informed Practice Manager, through assisting with practice leadership, technical support and coordination across the Team. The role will contribute to and lead by example on positive workplace cultures that support wellbeing and resilience, consistent with knowmore’s framework.
Working in partnership with the Manager, it is expected that the position holder will add their clinical expertise to case consultations within the team and the broader organisation and to work collaboratively with the team in the development of client, team and organisational resources, practice guides and policy as required.
As one of knowmore’s recognised specialists in trauma-informed practice, the Senior Practitioner will also be available to assist with training others, including staff induction and other internal and external training opportunities as directed. Consistent with all senior roles in knowmore, the Senior Practitioner is expected to provide practice leadership and assist with oversight of team members’ practice at the direction of the Manager.
A competitive salary commensurate with the not for profit sector is offered together with the availability of salary packaging to achieve a tax effective total salary package. In addition to being a flexible workplace, knowmore offers 10% superannuation (0.5% above the SGC), a 37.5 -hour working week and 4 weeks annual leave, including annual leave loading.
Additionally, knowmore offers the ability to partially work from home to facilitate a balanced work life.
Further Information about knowmore is available at www.knowmore.org.au.
For more information and to discuss your specific queries, please contact Rory Maloney, Support and Trauma Informed Practice Manager, on 02 8267 7400.
If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested, please “apply now”.
Due to the volume of anticipated applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.