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Expression of Interest - Solicitor

CUSTODY NOTIFICATION SERVICE - SOLICITOR

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NAAJA provides legal aid for Indigenous people in the Northern Territory, with offices in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine, Tennant Creek and Alice Springs.

We are considered to be a leading Australian Legal Service and have received both national and Northern Territory human rights awards for our work. We are committed to providing quality representation for our clients and bringing about long-term change in the justice system.

Our staff are motivated, dedicated and do work that matters.

NAAJA is recruiting to the Custody Notification Service (CNS) team in Darwin or Alice Springs. This is a full-time, 6 month fixed-term position.

The CNS is a 24 hour, 7 day a week legal advice and support line for Aboriginal people taken into police custody.

In particular the position holder will service the CNS phone line for the shifts allocated during business hours, on weekends and out of hours.

The work requires high levels of motivation, autonomy, energy and a commitment to professional excellence.

The base salary is CrimLO1.1 $65,651 per annum.

The duty statement can be found here.

The position will also receive penalty rates for the different shifts.

PENALTY RATES 12:00am - 8:00am 8:00am - 4:00pm 4:00pm - 12:00am
Monday - Friday Normal + 15% Normal Time Normal + 12.5%
Saturday Normal + 50% for first 3 hrs
then + 100%
Normal + 50% for first 3 hrs
then + 100%
Normal + 50% for first 3 hrs
then + 100%
Sunday Normal + 100% Normal + 100% Normal + 100%
Public Holiday Normal + 150% Normal + 150% Normal + 150%


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and a cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please direct any queries to Stephen Karpeles, Coordinator - Custody Notification Service on 0405 458 641 or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for expressions of interest is 9:00am Monday 1 March 2021.

Last modified: 19/02/2021 9:26 AM

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