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Aboriginal Identified - Project & Policy Officer - Community Legal Centres Program Unit - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Central Sydney - Full-time - Ongoing

Organisation/Entity: Legal Aid Commission, Office of the
Job Category:
  • Projects
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 0000875F
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Up to $119,189. Package includes salary ($97,443 - $107,864), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: +61 2 9219 5836 or Mia.Zahra@legalaid.nsw.gov.au - Mia Zahra
Closing Date: 25/04/2021 - 11:59 PM

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Aboriginal Identified - Project & Policy Officer - Community Legal Centres Program Unit - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Central Sydney - Full-time - Ongoing (ID: 0000875F)

 

• Flexible work arrangement available

• Competitive Salary Package up to 119k

 

 

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 Policy & Project Officer, Community Legal Centre (CLC) Program provides support to the Manager, CLC Program in relation to program coordination, project management and policy development for Community Legal Centres (CLCs) including the Aboriginal Legal Access Program (ALAP) and Children’s Court Assistance Scheme (CCAS).


ABOUT YOU

 

To be successful in this role you will be a motivated, client-focussed team member with a keen eye for detail who is able to complete multiple competing tasks within deadlines.  You will be an experienced Policy and Project Officer, 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 Residency 

 

Please Note: This vacancy is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander recruitment under Part 5, clause 26 of the Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. In the pre-screening questions you will need to provide information on how you satisfy the Aboriginality criteria. Aboriginality is defined by descent through parentage, identification as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and being accepted in the community as such.  

 

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 work and role of Community Legal Centres within the broader legal assistance sector.

 

2. Please describe your experience in program/contract management, policy development and project management.


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

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.

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.

 

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

 

This role is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander recruitment under Part 5, clause 26 of the Government Sector Employment (General) Rules 2014. Legal Aid NSW considers that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification under Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
 
Applicants for this role must satisfy the Aboriginality criteria. 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

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

• x1 Ongoing Opportunity at Central Sydney (35HPW)

• Community Legal Centres Program Unit
• Enquiries: Mia Zahra on +61 2 9219 5836 or  Mia.Zahra@legalaid.nsw.gov.au.
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• Salary Range $97,443 - $107,864 plus superannuation & annual leave loading

• Jobs Board Ref No. 0000875F

• Closing Date: Sunday 25 April 2021 [11:59pm]