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Legal Admin Assistant (Legal Support Officer), Clerk Grade 1/2 - Talent Pool for Ongoing and Temporary roles

Organisation/Entity: Legal Aid Commission, Office of the
Job Category:
  • Administration and Clerical
Job Location:
  • Statewide
Job Reference Number: 00006TWD
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Up to $75,921. Package includes salary ($63,199 - $68,707), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02) 9219 5104 - Yamil Zenassi
Closing Date: 30/06/2019 - 11:59 PM


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Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and more than 20 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.



The Legal Administration provides a range of clerical and administrative services to solicitors. This may include 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.


The successful applicant will have:

  • High level administration skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Dynamic person who enjoys working in a fast-paced and varying environment (e.g. back office, courthouse, meet and greet with clients)
  • Strong typing and computer skill
  • A strong commitment to customer service and being a team player is key for this role


For detailed information on the key accountabilities and capability framework, please read through the following role description.


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 responses to the targeted questions.

Applicants are requested to attach a current resume / curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum 3 pages). No cover letter is required.

During your application process, you will be prompted to answer the following questions. The response to each question is limited to 300 words. Any responses over the 300 words will not be recorded.


Please do not provide the responses in a separate document, as only responses in the designated field will be considered.


1. Explain a time when you have been responsible for managing competing tasks within tight deadlines. What strategies did you use to plan your workload?


2. Why would you be a good fit for this role?

The selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining capability and suitability for the role. If you progress to the next stage of recruitment, we will send you an online assessment via email. Based on your results, we will invite you to a face-to-face interview at Legal Aid Sydney Central Office.

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.


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.


• Ongoing and Temporary Talent Pool

• State-wide

• Enquiries: Yamil Zenassi on (02) 9219 5104 or yamil.zenassi@legalaid.nsw.gov.au

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