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Kingsford Legal Centre is an award-winning community legal centre and clinical legal education centre for UNSW Sydney Faculty of Law. The Centre is a recognised leader in both clinical legal education nationally and internationally and the community legal centre/legal assistance sector in Australia.

The Aboriginal Access Worker will be required to assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in the Kingsford Legal Centre. They will be required to maintain and develop strategies which are culturally sensitive for the Aboriginal clients and promote external links between the Centre and the Aboriginal community. This position requires to attend clinical sites, therefore it is a requirement to obtain full vaccinations as required by the Centre.

  • Salary Level 6, $88,782 - $94,709 + Superannuation + Leave Loading ( pro rata)
  • Part-time (14 hours)
  • 12 month-Fixed-term contract

This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants only. UNSW has obtained an exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) to designate and recruit professional and academic positions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons only, to fulfil UNSW’s goal of a representative workforce rate.

Accountabilities

Specific accountabilities for this role include:

  • Assist and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients access assistance from KLC and provide support to KLC staff, including through professional development to provide a culturally appropriate service to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients.
  • Maintain and develop culturally sensitive access strategies and services for Aboriginal clients, maintain a legal needs analysis of the Aboriginal community that guides this strategy.
  • Develop, maintain, promote and extend links between KLC and the Aboriginal community, organisations and service providers including convening KLC’s Aboriginal Advisory Group and attend relevant interagency and network meetings.
  • Identify the community legal education and legal policy needs of the Aboriginal community and participate in the development delivery of this work to meet this need.
  • Supervise and teach law students about working with Indigenous clients and communities through a class each semester.
  • Participate in fortnightly staff meetings, attend Quarterly meetings of CLCNSW and other relevant sector meetings.
  • Assist in the general day to day administration of the Centre and carry out such other duties as may reasonably be required by the Director of Kingsford Legal Centre.
  • Align with and actively demonstrate the UNSW Values in Action: Our Behaviours and the UNSW Code of Conduct.
  • Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.

Details

Reference No.Job no: 499895
Applications CloseJune 27, 2021
Job Board
Job CategoryCommunity Development, Training & Education
Job FieldAboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Education & Training, Legal, Multiculturalism & Diversity, Policy and Advocacy
Employment BasisPart Time
LocationSydney CBD

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Other Information

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the skills & experience to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

How to Apply

Applications should be made via our job search site.

Please ensure you address all the Skills & Experiences required, as listed in the Position Description, on a separate document.

Applications close: 27 Jun 2021 

Kingsford Legal Centre

Kingsford Legal Centre is an award-winning community legal centre and clinical legal education centre for UNSW Sydney Faculty of Law. The Centre is a recognised leader in both clinical legal education nationally and internationally and the community legal centre/legal assistance sector in Australia.

Website https://external-careers.jobs.unsw.edu.au/ci/en/job/499895/aboriginal-access-worker
ContactSteve Lalic - Talent Acquisition Consultant
Email address steve.lalic@unsw.edu.au

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