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Legal Aid NSW

323 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Senior Policy and Project Officer – Community Legal Centres Program Unit - Clerk Grade 9/10 - Executive - Central Sydney - Temporary up to 30 June 2022 (ID: 000085ME)


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Job Description:

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• Flexible work arrangements

• Competitive salary package up to 135K

 

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 Senior Policy and Project Officer, CLC Program provides high-level support to the Manager, CLC Program Unit in relation to program coordination and policy development for CLCs.
 

ABOUT YOU


To be successful in this role you will be a motivated, client-focussed team member with a keen eye for detail and able to complete multiple competing tasks within deadlines.  You will be an experienced Senior Policy and Project Officer who is a good communicator with strong interpersonal skills who can collaborate across our organisation with a broad range of staff, stakeholders and customers.

 

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 

• Experience and knowledge of the work and role of Community Legal Centres within the broader legal assistance sector and experience in the monitoring, assessing and management of providers against service agreements, service standards and associated policies.
• Ability to travel throughout the state to rural, regional and remote (RRR) areas.

 

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. Please outline your understanding of the legal assistance sector in NSW, and the role of the CLC program within it.

2. Please describe your experience in the monitoring, assessing and management of providers against service agreements, service standards and associated policies.

Please save your CV and Cover Letter as 'LAST NAME, First name - CV/Cover Letter' in PDF or word format.


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


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


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


• Temporary Opportunity at Central Sydney (35HPW) up to 30 June 2022
• Enquiries: Mia Zahra on (02) 9219 5836 or mia.zahra@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
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• Salary Range $111,077 - $122,404 plus superannuation & annual leave loading

• Jobs Board Ref No. 000085ME

• Closing Date: Sunday 7 March 2021 [11:59pm] 

 

 

Occupations:

Project-Program Management: General-Other: Project-Program Management, Project Management
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Job ID:

10629

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Title:

Senior Policy and Project Officer – Community Legal Centres Program Unit - Clerk Grade 9/10 - Executive - Central Sydney - Temporary up to 30 June 2022 (ID: 000085ME)

Category:

Government
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Posted:

23.02.2021

Salary:

$111,077 - $122,404 plus superannuation & annual leave loading per year