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Health Justice Educator - Alice Springs

Be a part of our mission of excellent outcomes for our clients through law reform, legal advice and representation, non-legal wrap-around support, community legal education, and outreach.

  • Attractive remuneration circa $74,000 - $88, 700, relocation assistance, flexible working culture, and six weeks annual leave!

  • Provide essential support for women who have experienced or are experiencing Domestic and Family Violence.

  • Female identified position.


CAWLS (Central Australian Women's Legal Service) is a community legal practice with a vibrant and dedicated integrated team. We are committed to providing excellent outcomes for our clients through law reform, legal advice and representation, non-legal wrap-around support, community legal education and outreach. Many of our clients are women who have experienced or are experiencing Domestic and Family Violence.

CAWLS operates two Commonwealth funded Specialist Domestic Violence Units/Health Justice Partnerships based in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek. Through these units, CAWLS provides ongoing education and training for health service providers to identify and respond to disclosures of family violence.

Because of an exciting period of growth for our growth for our organisation, CAWLS is now seeking a self-motivated Health Justice Educator to join our small but busy and tight-knit team in Alice Springs, NT. We are looking for a passionate educator to improve access to justice for women in Central Australia and the Barkly by breaking down the barriers between health and legal services.

About the Role

Under the direction of the Manger - Policy & Education, you will provide first-class legal education, training and professional development, both online and in-person, to a range of health service providers in Central Australia and the Barkly region.

View the job description here.

Core duties:

  • Training Design and Delivery: Plan, design & implement training for health service providers, including eLearning tools.
  • Relationship building: Foster network opportunities to enhance & develop Health Justice Partnerships.
  • Evaluation processes: Design, implement and report on evaluation processes to ensure regularly updated and improved training.

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to make your mark on an essential community organisation providing help to women.

You will receive a competitive salary of circa $74,00 - $88,700. You will also benefit from 12% super, six weeks annual leave, and an additional 12 dats personal leave. Relocation assistance is also available if you are moving from interstate.

Additionally, you will benefit from an outstanding work/life balance, with flexible conditions available per your role's requirements.

We are committed to providing ongoing training and on-the-job support to ensure you succeed in your new role. You will have the full support of an experienced, entusiastic and highly collaborative team.

About You

Our organisation is committed to providing high-quality training and education. Experience in creating and delivering training materials and programs will be essential. Your experience will ideally come from within or advocacy space, but we are happy to consider applicants from various backgrounds so long as they can bring a passion for helping women to the role.

You will also need to hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment or a similar qualification.

You will need strong advocacy skills and excellent communication and problem-solving ability. You must have a passion for the Health Justice Partnership model.

Please note that this role is open to female-identifying applicants only due to the nature of the position. Please note as well that this role regularly deals with emotionally distressing circumstances. As such, a personal commitment to reflection and self-care to build resilience and minimise the impact of vicarious trauma is essential.

An applicant's gender is a genuine occupational requirement of this position, authorised by s35 of the NT Anti-Discrimination Act and Division 4 (ss30, ss1 & ss2a,c,g,e & h) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984.

If you're looking to bring your skills to a dynamic not-for-profit organisation supporting women who need it most - Apply Now via

Applications should be submitted 27 February 2022.

Last modified: 13/01/2022 4:25 PM

Office details

Office: 3/6 Lindsay St. Darwin NT 0800
Post: GPO Box 2388 Darwin NT 0801
ABN: 62 208 314 893


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Telephone: (08) 8981 5104