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We are seeking a motivated and well-organised paralegal with minimum three
years’ experience in Family Law and preferably also experience in victims of
crime areas of law. Your experience with applications under the Victims Rights
and Support Act 2013, experience working with women affected by domestic
and family violence, and formal qualifications will be highly valued. Proficiency in
a community language would also be valued. This position is open to female
applicants only because the majority of our Victims Right and Support Act
applications are made on behalf of female victim-survivors of domestic and
family violence. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are strongly
encouraged to apply.

• The role will primarily be based in Liverpool
• The position is full-time 35 hours per week over 5 days. Alternatively, the
position may be part-time for 30 hours per week, over 4 to 5 days per
• Community Legal Centre incorporating domestic and family violence
• Flexible work conditions, salary packaging, 5 weeks’ annual leave plus
leave loading
• Salary range: up to $72,800 p.a. plus super
• Fixed term 1-year contract

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the attached position description.


Applications Close November 2, 2020
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Job Category Administrations & Support, Legal
Job Field Legal
Employment Basis Full Time
Salary Range $66,000 — $80,000
Location South West Sydney

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Other Information

To discuss your specific queries, please contact Sun-Jae An, Assistant Principal
Solicitor by email leaving your contact number for a
return phone call.

This position is open to female applicants only. SWSLC considers being a woman
to be a genuine occupational qualification for this position under section 31 of
the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a National
Police Records Check and a Working with Children Check.

How to Apply

Please send your application to

For more information about SWSLC and our services and to view the application package and how to apply, go to our website

If this sounds like an opportunity that interests you, we would love to receive
your application.

Your application must include:
• A cover letter outlining why you are applying for this position and your
contact details
• A separate document with your responses to each of the selection
• A resume with your skills, experience and qualifications
Applications that do not include the above will not be considered.

South West Sydney Legal Centre

South West Sydney Legal Centre (SWSLC) is a not for profit, community legal
centre. We deliver legal services to facilitate access to justice for disadvantaged
people in South West Sydney including specialised legal services for victimssurvivors
of DFV. We also provide information, court support, referral and
casework to victims-survivors of DFV through government funded DFV services.
Our DFV services cover LGAs in South West Sydney and Central Sydney.

SWSLC uses a multidisciplinary model bringing together lawyers, social workers,
and community workers to provide trauma-informed, client-centred and
culturally safe legal assistance and DFV support services to clients. Services are
provided through phone support and face-to-face services in our offices, at
courts and through outreach services and community engagement. SWSLC has
offices in Liverpool, Bankstown, Smithfield and Sydney.


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