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Paralegal – Community & Health Justice Partnerships – Cairns

We are recruiting for a paralegal to support LawRight’s CHJP office in Cairns. Position description available here.

View job on Ethical Jobs here.

Duties include:

  • Maintain LawRight processes, databases and resources.
  • Support LawRight staff and volunteer lawyers.
  • Manage client intake.
  • Undertake case assessment.
  • Contribute to research and policy development.
  • Participate in the general activities of LawRight.


  • Senior law student.
  • Understanding of issues relating to homelessness and related disadvantage, or ability to quickly acquire it desirable.
  • Strong organisational and communication skills essential.

Location: Cairns

Classification: Level 2, Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Industry Award


  • Leave loading and five weeks annual leave pro rata plus 10.5% superannuation.
  • Eligibility to salary sacrifice up to $35,000 (grossed up) of income to personal and entertainment expenses.

Term: Part-time, subject to ongoing funding.