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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

 


Paralegal - Katherine

NAAFLS is currently seeking a Paralegal to join our Legal Team in the Katherine Office.  As a Paralegal, you will provide administrative and data entry support to solicitors.  You will be a self-starter with initiative who believes in providing excellent customer service and is able to cope well under pressure.  Knowledge and previous experience working in legal areas is a distinct advantage.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applications close Friday 26 April 2019 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) and a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) or the ability to obtain one.

Click here for Position Description

 


Client Support Officer - Katherine

North Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Service (NAAFLS) is an independent Family Violence Prevention Legal Service funded by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) Safety and Wellbeing Program.

NAAFLS provides professional, comprehensive and culturally safe assistance and advice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote Top End communities, and in particular, those who have been exposed to domestic and family violence and sexual assault.

We are currently looking for a Client Support Officer for our Katherine Office.  This position ensures communications between clients and solicitors are clear and understood while respecting cultural barriers.  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 19 April 2019 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 manual driver’s licence or the ability to obtain one.

Click here for Position Description

 


Community Liaison Worker - Community Base

As a Community Liaison Worker (CLW) you will provide assistance to both our Legal and Support Teams when NAAFLS visits your community. We provide training, education and support to our CLW's who assist in facilitating NAAFLS service delivery on the respective community in which you live.

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Expression of Interest - Member Directors

NAAFLS is now in the process of strengthening corporate governance by increasing the number of Directors on the Board.

Click here for Expression of Interest form