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Legal Aid NSW

323 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 9219 5994
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Aboriginal Targeted – Legal Support Officer – Clerk Grade ½ - Regional Administration – Wagga Wagga – Ongoing/Temporary – Full-time/Part-time – Current Vacancies and Talent Pool - 000089KV


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Aboriginal Targeted – Legal Support Officer – Clerk Grade ½ - Regional Administration – Wagga Wagga – Ongoing/Temporary – Full-time/Part-time – Current Vacancies and Talent Pool

• Competitive Salary
• Ongoing/Temporary vacancies
• Talent Pool for future vacancies


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, clerical and administrative services 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 and efficient operation of legal services within Legal Aid NSW.

ABOUT YOU
We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who:
 • Loves 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


ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

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

• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Residency or hold a valid visa to work in Australia for temporary vacancies
• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Residency for ongoing vacancies
 
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 experience providing high quality administrative support and managing client enquiries. 
  2. Outline your ability to manage high volume workloads with competing and tight timeframes

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.

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.
 
ROLE NOTES

Legal Aid NSW is committed to increasing its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce to ensure the organisation is reflective of our client base. This is a targeted role in accordance with GSE Rule 26: Employment of eligible persons. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to suitable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants in order to improve access to employment and career opportunities.

Please note: a role advertised as targeted does not preclude non-Aboriginal applicants from applying.

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

FURTHER INFORMATION

An information session facilitated by the Convenor Julie Maron, along with representatives from Recruitment and the Aboriginal Services Branch, will be held online on Microsoft Teams (Click here to join the meeting) on Thursday 6 May 2021 from 4:00PM - 4:45PM. 

• Ongoing / Temporary Opportunities at Wagga Wagga (35HPW)
• Enquiries: Convenor - Solicitor In Charge, Julie Maron on Julie.Maron@legalaid.nsw.gov.au or 02 6933 7629

Applying for a Role
Working at Legal Aid NSW

• Salary Range $64,973 - $70,636 plus superannuation & leave loading

• Jobs Board Ref No. 000089KV
• Closing Date: 16 May 2021 Sunday [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.





 
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Job ID:

10796

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time

Location:

Sydney, NSW, Australia

Title:

Aboriginal Targeted – Legal Support Officer – Clerk Grade ½ - Regional Administration – Wagga Wagga – Ongoing/Temporary – Full-time/Part-time – Current Vacancies and Talent Pool - 000089KV

Category:

Government
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Posted:

27.04.2021