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A position at NAAFLS offers the unique opportunity to work in remote Top End Indigenous Communities providing legal advice, community education, client assistance and support to victims of family violence. We are a diverse, friendly and supportive team that takes pride in our individual and collective achievements. At NAAFLS we welcome enquiries from people with a passion for the law and indigenous affairs. 

WHY WORK FOR NAAFLS?

  • 6 weeks Annual Leave
  • Salary Sacrifice 
  • Extensive travel to remote communities with Travel Allowance
  • Work Laptop and Mobile Phone
  • Extensive training to carry out your daily duties
  • Opportunities to advance your career
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and support
  • A supportive and positive team environment with supportive management

 


CLIENT SUPPORT OFFICER - KATHERINE OFFICE

NAAFLS is currently looking for a Client Support Officer (CSO) for our Katherine Office.  The successful application will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and enjoy working in a challenging work environment.  The Client Support Officer is responsible for delivering quality support services to clients in remote communities across the Top End of the Northern Territory.  An excellent understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, and an understanding of the barriers in service delivery for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living on remote NT communities is essential.  Availability to undertake overnight travel to remote communities, up to 2 trips per month of up to 4 days per trip is required.

This position is identified for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, and is intended to constitute a special measure under section 8 (1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996 (NT).

Applications close Friday 12 February 2021 and must address the selection criteria located on the last page of the Position Description available on the link below.

Please note:
It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory driver’s licence.

Click here for Position Description


 

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - MEMBER DIRECTORS

NAAFLS is a non-government Aboriginal Corporation funded by the National Indigenous Australians Agency for the purpose of providing legal advice, representation and community legal education to Aboriginal people living in Communities and small towns across the Top End of the Northern Territory. NAAFLS provides advice and representation to victims of Domestic Violence, including Family Law clients and to victims who are the subject of Child Protection Applications or Orders. Other work includes the preparation of wills, Victims of Crime Compensation Claims and assistance and support with housing applications.

NAAFLS is seeking applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander persons or their spouse, who reside in an allocated NAAFLS service community and are interested in joining NAAFLS Board of Directors in the role of Member Director.

If you are interested in this role please email hr@naafls.com.au to request the Application for Membership and Director Expression of Interest forms to complete and submit.

For further information please email hr@naafls.com au or contact Wendy Jennings on 08 8923 8200.