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Policy Officer - Eligibility Policy Unit - Clerk Grade 7/8 - Central Sydney - Ongoing

Organisation/Entity: Legal Aid Commission, Office of the
Job Category:
  • Policy
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region
Job Reference Number: 00007BN3
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Up to $118,833. Package includes salary ($97,151 - $107,541), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: (02)9213 5209 or Anna.Coffey@legalaid.nsw.gov.au - Anna Coffey
Closing Date: 15/10/2019 - 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 26 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.


Plan, manage and deliver allocated projects for the review, consultation and development of policy and practices, to meet agreed policy priorities and objectives.


You will enjoy working in a dynamic team that is responsible for reviewing, developing and implementing client eligibility policies. You will have experience in undertaking research and managing multiple projects.



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


• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident



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. Tell us about your experience where you had to develop procedures/policies to improve the delivery of services to disadvantaged communities.


2. Tell us about an example of a recent project or piece of work that you had to complete within a tight timeframe.  What strategies did you use to track progress to ensure you were able to meet the project milestones? 

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.


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 Opportunity at Central Sydney (35HPW)
• Enquiries: Anna Coffey on (02) 9213 5209 or email Anna.Coffey@legalaid.nsw.gov.au

or  Sheena Cabe on  (02) 9213 5258 or email Sheena.Cabe@legalaid.nsw.gov.au (from 02/10/2019 - 09/10/2019)
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