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Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Office Manager - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Criminal Law Division - Central Sydney (Temporary) - 000074LR


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Job Description:

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ABOUT LEGAL AID NSW

 
Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 23 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


• Manage the administrative team in a head office branch or regional office

 

• Establish and manage the office administrative systems and procedures to ensure quality support is available

 

• Provide advice and support to the Solicitor-In-Charge (SIC) in relation to the management of resources including client services, staffing, finance matters, accommodation, equipment, information technology, travel and occupational health and safety


ABOUT YOU


The successful applicant will be a professional leader who is determined and enthusiastic. As the Office Manager, you will need to demonstrate excellent leadership and client services skills. You will be highly motivated, with the ability to multi-task. You will have experience working with a diverse team in an extremely busy and demanding environment. The successful applicant will have a commitment to undertake service delivery planning with the Solicitor-in-Charge in order to meet the legal needs of the community.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

 

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

 

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

 

 

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 when you have led a team through a major change that resulted in improvements in work processes. How did you ensure the change would be maintained over time?

 

2. What interpersonal, communication and leadership skills would you draw upon to promote a healthy high functioning team environment?


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 12 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 up to 30 April 2020 at Central Sydney(35HPW)
• Enquiries: Shalini Perera on (02) 9219 5927 or email: shalini.perera @legalaid.nsw.gov.au
• Applying for a Role 
• Working at Legal Aid NSW

 

• Package up to $116K 

• Jobs Board Ref No. 000074LR

• Closing date: Thursday, 25 July 2019

 

 

 

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Occupations:

Administrative-Clerical: Office Management
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Job ID:

8952

Employment Type:

Full time

Location:

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Title:

Office Manager - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Criminal Law Division - Central Sydney (Temporary) - 000074LR

Category:

Admin-Clerical
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Posted:

11.07.2019

Salary:

per year