Full time maximum term position up to 12 months Salary commensurate with experience, range: $70,578 – $91,333 plus superannuation Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging About the role: We are seeking a motivated and engaged Lawyer with good generalist experience to join our Bendigo based team, providing legal aid services across the Loddon-Campaspe region, primarily in criminal law, child protection, and family violence intervention order matters. You will provide high quality duty lawyering, casework and advice services, contribute to the implementation and review of the Bendigo Regional Office Plan, and participate in Victoria Legal Aid’s Community Legal Education program. About you: You have sound knowledge and/or experience in a range of legal matters and are committed to using your experience as a lawyer and advocate to improve legal aid services across the Loddon-Campaspe region. Essential to your success in the role will be your excellent interpersonal and communication skills and desire to employ these to work effectively with clients who are experiencing economic and social disadvantage. About Victoria Legal Aid: Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most. Employee benefits: We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians. How to apply: Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees. To protect your safety and the health and safety of our staff, interviews for this role will take place online. If shortlisted for an interview you will be provided with further information about the process. For further information review the attached position description or contact Marcus Williams, Managing Lawyer on (03) 5448 2304. No agency applications will be accepted. Applications close by 11.59pm on Tuesday 8 February 2021