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CURRENT VACANCIES AND WORK PLACEMENTS

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CURRENT VACANCIES

The Solicitor reports to Criminal Practice Manager.  The purpose of the position is to ensure the delivery of consistently high quality and culturally appropriate service delivery to ALRM clients. To ensure that policies and procedures on the assessment, acceptance and delivery of legal casework are implemented and maintained. To ensure that all resources allocated to the legal practice and its casework activities are appropriately managed, effectively deployed to the priorities of the practice as well as effectively monitored and accounted.  To undertake ALRM Elizabeth matters and Magistrate Court criminal matters

ALRM Core Objectives

The central object of the Movement is to assist Aboriginal persons (especially those Aboriginal persons who are detained in custody or imprisoned) to relieve their poverty, the consequences of their dispossession and social misfortune and to assist further in removing destitution and helplessness amongst Aboriginal people through the use of the legal system of the State of South Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia. (Please refer to ALRM Intranet for more core ALRM Objectives),

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct Magistrates Court matters including Magistrate trials, guilty pleas as Solicitor and Counsel..
  • Provide legal advice, representation, information and education in relation to criminal law matters generally.
  • To work as part of a team including other legal staff, field officers and support staff to provide legal advice and representation to clients of ALRM Inc of a consistent high quality.
  • To work to ensure the provision of a culturally appropriate and responsive service to clients.
  • To understand and apply ALRM Inc and Attorney General’s Department Policies as they relate to the provision of legal aid services to clients.
  • As part of a team provide outreach services in accordance with ALRM Inc objectives. 
  • Liaise with other legal service providers, Federal and State Authorities and other agencies as required.
  • Perform such other duties commensurate with the functions of ALRM Inc and this classification, as may be required.
  • Contribute positively to organisational management and support operations towards the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Support and work with people with diverse backgrounds, value systems, cultural differences and special needs.

Please direct applications of a one-page covering letter and with a Curriculum Vitae by the close of business Wednesday 05 October 2022 to: 

Amanda Lambden
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
321-325 King William St
Adelaide SA 5000
Email: amandal@alrm.org.au

https://www.seek.com.au/job/58572580

ALRM has 2 positions 1 in Adelaide the other in Port Augusta 

The Solicitor reports to Criminal Practice Manager.  The purpose of the position is to ensure the delivery of consistently high quality and culturally appropriate service delivery to ALRM clients. To ensure that policies and procedures on the assessment, acceptance and delivery of legal casework are implemented and maintained. To ensure that all resources allocated to the legal practice and its casework activities are appropriately managed, effectively deployed to the priorities of the practice as well as effectively monitored and accounted.  To undertake ALRM Port Augusta and other Far North Courts, Magistrate Court criminal matters. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Conduct Magistrates Court matters including Magistrate trials, guilty pleas as Solicitor and Counsel..
  • Provide legal advice, representation, information and education in relation to criminal law matters generally.
  • To work as part of a team including other legal staff, field officers and support staff to provide legal advice and representation to clients of ALRM Inc of a consistent high quality.
  • To work to ensure the provision of a culturally appropriate and responsive service to clients.
  • To understand and apply ALRM Inc and Attorney General’s Department Policies as they relate to the provision of legal aid services to clients.
  • As part of a team provide outreach services in accordance with ALRM Inc objectives. 
  • Liaise with other legal service providers, Federal and State Authorities and other agencies as required.
  • Perform such other duties commensurate with the functions of ALRM Inc and this classification, as may be required.
  • Contribute positively to organisational management and support operations towards the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Support and work with people with diverse backgrounds, value systems, cultural differences and special needs.

Please direct applications of a one-page covering letter and with a Curriculum Vitae by the close of business Wednesday 05 October 2022 to: 

Amanda Lambden
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
321-325 King William St
Adelaide SA 5000
Email: amandal@alrm.org.au

https://www.seek.com.au/job/58573536

The AVS State Coordinator reports to the Custody Notification Service Manager and is responsible for all the day to day aspects of the AVS operations. Particular emphasis is placed upon ensuring the AVS workers are adequately trained and supported in accordance with the requirements of the funding program guidelines. 

Key Responsibilities

  • To run the day to day aspects of the AVS in all locations where the AVS is operational. 
  • To be actively involved in the recruitment of people to become AVS workers, with an emphasis on Aboriginal recruits, in close liaison with local host organisations and steering committees, and ensuring that AVS workers, host organisations, and steering committees receive adequate support and guidance.
  • To provide culturally appropriate and relevant training to AVS workers in all regions where the AVS is operating. 
  • To provide quarterly financial, statistical and program reports, including funding submissions for the consideration of the ALRM Council and management and to the funding body.
  • To provide advice and to convey issues of concern in relation to any aspects of the program to the CEO and to the funding body for their attention.
  • To actively advertise and promote the AVS to ensure that the police, Aboriginal communities, and the wider community are aware of the program and the reason for its existence.
  • To act as an advocate for Aboriginal people in all areas where the AVS is operating in relation to law and justice issues.
  • To establish and continually develop positive working relations between the police and all aspects of the AVS.
  • Other duties as directed by the Manager of Aboriginal Field Operations of ALRM.
  • To liaise and cooperate with staff from other ALRM services, particularly in the delivery of community legal education.

Please direct applications of a one-page covering letter and with a Curriculum Vitae by the close of business Tuesday 4th of October 2022 to: 

Eliana Truscott
Custody Notification Service Manager (CNS)
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
Adelaide, 5000
elianat@alrm.org.au

https://www.seek.com.au/job/58467247

The SAACCON Administration Support Officer is responsible for providing administrative and membership support to the Secretariat of the South Australian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation Network (SAACCON), a network of Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations in South Australia to provide advice, recommendations, and guidance to the Coalition of Peaks and the South Australian, Commonwealth and Local Governments on the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to the Secretariat of SAACCON for the implementation of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap; Partnership Agreement on Closing the Gap; and, the South Australian Jurisdictional Implementation Plan (Project).
  • Support the work of the Lead and Co-Convener of SAACCON on all operational matters and ALRM on the fulfilment of its obligations under the funding agreement.
  • Support SAACCON’s Project Lead and Project and Stakeholder Engagement Officer on all Project and membership administrative related tasks. 
  • Engage and work collaboratively with the State and Federal Government, including other agencies as required. 
  • Perform other duties which commensurate with the functions of SAACCON and ALRM, including this classification, as may be required.
  • Encourage and sustain a cooperative, “can do” work environment.
  • Contribute positively to SAACCON and ALRM leadership, organisational management, and support operations towards the achievement of organisational goals.
  • Support and work with people with diverse backgrounds, value systems, cultural differences, and special needs.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and understanding of human rights and justice issues impacting upon Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Other duties as required and/or requested by the Project Lead.

If you would like to enquire about the Project Support Officer- SAACCON position and/or submit a CV and EOI please contact christineb@alrm.org.au

Applications close on 26th September 2022.

https://www.seek.com.au/job/58456302

The Administration support officer is responsible to the Corporate Services Manager for the provision of office administration and HR/payroll administrative duties for ALRM at the Adelaide office. 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Manage stationery and other general orders for ALRM – this involves liaising with suppliers and ALRM staff, utilization of ALRM systems to manage orders, obtain approval and arrange payment.
  • Ensure that stocks of consumable supplies are kept under control. 
  • Support Human Resources and Payroll by:
    • Performing onboarding activities as directed by HR/Payroll
    • HR/payroll filing as requested by HR/Payroll
    • Data entry of new hires into payroll software from source documents
  • Manage Motor vehicle fleet.
  • Building management including management of cleaning and building maintenance contracts.
  • Other reasonable duties as instructed by the Corporate Services Manager.

Please direct applications of a one-page covering letter and with a Curriculum Vitae by the close of business Friday 23th of September 2022 to: 

Amy Brooks
Corporate Services Manager
Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
amyb@alrm.org.au
M: 0419506482

https://www.seek.com.au/job/58433629

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST 

As a community oriented and growing organisation, we are always looking for capable and skilled people to join our team. If you are interested in joining us, and we don’t have a current vacancy that suits you, you may wish to express your interest in one of the roles listed below:

Field Officers

  • Location – Adelaide, Ceduna, and Pt. Augusta
  • Identified position
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

Custody Notification Service Contact Officer

  • Based in Adelaide
  • Identified position
  • Cert IV in Legal Services desirable
  • Interested to work on roster

Prison Care Program Case Worker

  • Based in Adelaide
  • Identified position
  • experience in case management- desirable

Submit your “Expression of Interest ” to find out more and express your interest. We may then contact you if a suitable vacancy arises. 

When submitting Expression please email the following documentation to recruitment@alrm.org.au

  • Covering Letter outlining your availability and areas you can cover
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Qualification Copies
  • Police Clearance
  • Drivers Licence
  • COVID Vaccination details

VOLUNTEER AND WORK PLACEMENTS

For Volunteer or Work placement,  please submit your application to recruitment@alrm.org.au