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Legal Aid NSW

323 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9219 5994
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Legal Support Officer - Clerk Grade 1/2 - Wagga Wagga - Full Time & Part Time


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Job Description:

• Work Life Balance

• Attractive Salary

• Job Security

 


ABOUT LEGAL AID NSW

 
Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 25 regional offices in metropolitan and regional centres across NSW and a number of specialist services and advice clinics. Working at Legal Aid NSW provides the opportunity to support people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and children, Indigenous people and people with mental illness who may experience difficulties when enforcing and defending their rights.


ABOUT THE ROLE


The Legal Support Officer provides a range of administrative, clerical and secretarial support including but not limited to, processing legal documentation, preparing correspondence, liaising with the various stakeholders, Government Departments and the general public and providing basic referral information services to clients to support the effective operation of legal services within Legal Aid NSW.


ABOUT YOU


We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who:


• Enjoys working with people
• Is willing to learn and enhance their professional and personal skills
• Thrives working in a  collaborative team environment
• Takes initiative
• Works well in a busy environment with varied work
• Has touch typing skills

 

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

    

• Willingness to undertake a Criminal Record Check and/or working with Children Check

 

• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or hold a valid working visa 

                         

Job Requirements:

HOW TO APPLY


Applications MUST be submitted online through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au to be considered. No late applications will be accepted.


Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the Focus Capabilities and Key Accountabilities when preparing their resume and cover letter.


Applicants are requested to attach:


• current resume / curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum 5 pages)


• cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the following two questions:

 

1. Describe a time where you have had competing work demands. Outline how you adapted to meet changing business needs, the process you took to re-prioritise, how you supported the team and the result?

 

 

2. How do you go about ensuring quality when there are time pressures? Describe a time where you have managed to produce quality work when you were under pressure?

 


The selection process will include a range of comparative assessment techniques to assist in determining capability and suitability for the role.


This recruitment will be used to fill any current vacancies and may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future vacancies that may arise over the next 18 months.

 

ABORIGINAL AND NON-ABORIGINAL COMBINED RECRUITMENT

 

This recruitment is open to Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal applicants. In the pre-screening questions you will need to provide information on whether you identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Aboriginality is defined by descent through parentage, identification as being Aboriginal and being accepted in the community as such.

For Aboriginal specific information regarding working at Legal Aid NSW, our Aboriginal network, career development opportunities and support systems please email aboriginalservices@legalaid.nsw.gov.au 

 
 OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION


Legal Aid NSW welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTI community, culturally diverse people and other diverse communities.

 

Legal Aid NSW provides dignified access to accommodate the diverse needs of our community. We acknowledge and support the access needs of people with visible and invisible disabilities, as such all of our offices are accessible.

 

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to participate in the recruitment process, or you are looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, please contact our team via email, and advise your preferred method of communication: erecruitment@legalaid.nsw.gov.au.


FURTHER INFORMATION

 

• 1x Full time ongoing & 1 x Part time Temp Opportunity at Wagga Wagga  
• Talent pool
• Enquiries: Lou McDonald (02) 69 216 588 or Lou.McDonald@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
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• Salary Range $64,779 - $70,425 plus superannuation & annual leave loading

• Jobs Board Ref No. 00007X0I

• Closing Date: Sunday, 27 September 2020 [11:59pm]

 

To ensure recruitment at Legal Aid NSW continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual methods may be used for interviews and assessments. This may include interviews conducted by video, telephone interviewing, Microsoft Teams meetings and online assessments

Occupations:

Administrative-Clerical: Administrative Support, Claims Processing, Data Entry-Order Processing, Filing-Records Management, General-Other: Administrative-Clerical, Office Management, Reception-Switchboard
Legal: General-Other: Legal
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Job ID:

10342

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time

Location:

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Title:

Legal Support Officer - Clerk Grade 1/2 - Wagga Wagga - Full Time & Part Time

Category:

Admin-Clerical
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Posted:

14.09.2020