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Job Title : Administration Officer / Paralegal

STATE GOVERNMENT OF WA - South Hedland, WA

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Administration Officer / Paralegal

LA21274
PSCA 2019, Level 1 or 2, up to $68,256 gross per annum + super + benefits

Legal Aid WA is committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of the community we serve. Priority will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants as a special measure to achieve equality as per Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act (WA) 1984.

Are you passionate about ensuring that Aboriginal people have access to justice and understand their legal rights?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Administration Officer / Paralegal to join our team in South Hedland. We are a small friendly team providing legal services to the community. The office is busy and can be demanding but the work is also very rewarding.

This is a Permanent, Full Time position.

About youTo be successful in this role, you will:

  • Enjoy being a team player
  • Have good keyboard and computer skills
  • Be able to communicate well with staff and clients
  • Have a desire to provide assistance to our clients
  • Have good organisational skills and meet deadlines

Previous experience in a legal setting is desirable.

About usIn return we offer a strong team working environment and a range of benefits in line with business requirements, which may include professional development opportunities, flexible working and leave arrangements and a range of health and well being initiatives.

Legal Aid is an independent statutory authority funded by the State Government and Commonwealth Governments. It provides services to over 100,000 clients each year in the areas of criminal, family and civil law and through Legal Aid offices in Perth, Bunbury, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, South Hedland, Broome, Kununurra, Carnarvon and Christmas Island.

For Further Job Related InformationFor further job related information download the Job Description Form and Application Guidelines from the online advertisement.

Do you have any questionsIf you would like to talk to someone about the job, contact Nikki Watson, Office Supervisor on (08) 6166 1485 or email Nikki.Watson@legalaid.wa.gov.au

Application InstructionsIf you think this job is right for you, please provide a current resume which includes all of your relevant skills and experience, focusing on the requirements under the 'About You' section.

To apply, please click on the "APPLY FOR JOB" button where you will be asked to complete an online application form and upload your resume.

If you are unable to apply online, please attend the South Hedland office to complete an application form and submit your resume.

*Please note
We are also advertising for a Fixed Term, Part Time Administration Officer / Paralegal working 3 days per week to 30/6/2023. Please enter LA21249 into the Keyword Search on www.jobs.wa.gov.au

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED ON TIME, AT THE CORRECT ADDRESS OR LOCATION. LODGEMENT IS SYSTEM GENERATED. ANY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED ON OR AFTER THE CLOSING DATE/ TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Appointment to all positions at Legal Aid WA are subject to a satisfactory national criminal history check, integrity and conflict checks, and 100-point identification check.

Other Conditions

This selection process will be initially used to fill the above vacancy and it might also be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout our organisation. Alternatively should the successful candidate decline or vacate the advertised position, the next most suitable candidate may be selected from this process. Both options remain valid for a period of six (6) months (unless otherwise stated) from the completion date of the initial selection process. Should no suitable candidate be identified, or an offer declined, the panel may search for further candidates beyond the closing date.

Substantive Equality

Legal Aid WA is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our organisation.

Please visit www.legalaid.wa.gov.au to find out more about us.

ATTACHMENTS:
- guidelines for job applicants.pdf
- la21274 administration officer _ paralegal jdf.pdf

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WORK TYPE: Permanent - Full Time

LOCATION:South Hedland

CLOSING DATE:2021-06-18 5:00 PM
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