Jobs & Volunteers

Full Time Caseworker/Solicitor Role – Welfare Rights Centre

The Welfare Rights Centre is looking for a full-time Solicitor/Caseworker for a 12 month contract, with a possible extension of 6 months.

Your role will be to contribute to the casework practice of the Welfare Rights Centre, through the provision of information, advice and individual casework involving advocacy directly to Centrelink and to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.

This is a great opportunity to join a team of committed advocates, and contribute to litigating in the public interest to enforce the rights of socially and economically disadvantaged people to income support.

Full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Eligibility to hold a Practicing Certificate in NSW is desirable but not essential if you have tertiary qualifications and experience working at Centrelink or advising and undertaking casework in social security matters.

You will be supervised by the Coordinator/Principal Solicitor and senior solicitors at the Centre. Please contact Danny Shaw on (02) 9211 5389 if you have any questions.

Please email the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Claim for position against the selection criteria
  • Your CV

Applications close COB 8 February 2018 with a view to interview the following week.

For further information refer to the position description for the caseworker role.

Volunteers – Welfare Rights Centre

The Welfare Rights Centre (WRC) is not currently looking for volunteers. Opportunities to volunteer at the WRC will arise in 2018.