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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

NAAFLS is seeking an enthusiastic and self motivated person to join a challenging work environment.  The Client Support Officer (CSO) is responsible for delivering quality Client/Solicitor support services, including:

  • Liaising with clients when meeting with solicitors to ensure our clients are receiving cultural legal advice
  • Ensure communications between clients and solicitors are clear and understood while respecting cultural barriers
  • Liaising with community based stakeholders to ensure all clients and possible future clients are aware of NAAFLS community visits

This position is based in our Katherine Office with regular travel to remote communities in the Top End.

Applications close Friday 26 October 2018 and must address the selection criteria on the Position Description below.

Male and Female Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

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As this is a readvertised position previous applicants need not apply

 


Trauma Informed Counsellor

NAAFLS are seeking a suitably qualified Counsellor with experience in Trauma Informed approaches to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients in remote communities in the Top End.  The successful candidate will be well organised, self-motivated and compassionate, addressing the personal impact of sexual assault and family violence in remote communities in the Top End.  You will have a sound knowledge and understand of Aboriginal culture.

Please direct any enquiries to hr@naafls.com.au or phone 08 8923 8200.

Applications close 29 October 2018 and must address the selection criteria on the Position Description below. 

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

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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.

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