Employment opportunities

Legal Aid WA employs around 300 people in legal, paralegal and administrative roles in our offices in Perth and major regional centres.

Employment and recruitment at Legal Aid WA is covered by the standards for public sector agencies and government departments.  We are committed to upholding the standards of merit selection, equality, interest and transparency.

Legal Aid WA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply.

Advertised vacancies

Employment opportunities are advertised when they become available during the year. We do not have an annual intake process or set periods for recruiting new employees.

You can search, view and apply for current positions with Legal Aid WA through the WA Government Jobs Board website.  Registering for its email alerts will let you know about new opportunities at Legal Aid WA as soon as they are advertised.

We do not accept unsolicited expressions of interest or resumes for future opportunities. Applications for positions, including employment pools, must be made using the process explained on the Jobs Board website once a vacancy is advertised.

Volunteers and vacation clerks

We offer a limited number of unpaid internships for final year law students. We also have limited opportunities for law graduates to complete their practical legal training work experience hours with us. Recruitment for these positions occurs annually through the WA Government Jobs Board website.

You might also be interested in working as an operator on our InfoLine or be eligible to participate in a program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 

Get help

General enquiries about working at Legal Aid WA should be directed to our Human Resources division, by emailing positions@legalaid.wa.gov.au or calling (08) 9261 6496.

 

Reviewed: 6 November 2018

Disclaimer

The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.