Administrative Services Officer (VLA2)

Job posted: 13/02/2020
Applications close: 01/03/2020 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $51,003 - $69,363

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/1036A

Reference: VG/1036A

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $51,003 - $69,363

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

An exciting opportunity for an Administrative Services Officer to work in our Family Dispute Resolution Service.

  • Full time ongoing position
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $51,003-$69,363 plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging

About the role:
Our Family Dispute Resolution Service (FDRS) is seeking motivated and highly organised candidates for the role of Administrative Services Officer. The FDRS program provides child focused family dispute resolution in a legal aid setting to assist disadvantaged families to resolve their family law disputes.

In this role, you will perform a wide range of administrative duties including word processing, file management, triaging client and stakeholder inquiries. You will coordinate appointments, conferences and documentation for clients and liaise and communicate with clients and various stakeholders by providing information on referral options and policies and procedures.

About you:
You will be self-motivated with good knowledge of or experience in administrative services. You will have highly developed organisational skills and be able to work efficiently as part of an administrative services team in a high-pressure environment. You will be a team player and demonstrate highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, and stakeholders at all levels.

Crucial to your success in this role will be your highly developed computer skills and excellent attention to detail, with the capacity to adapt to changes in technology quickly. You will have a good understanding of VLA clients and demonstrate empathy and professionalism to support client needs being met and uphold a high-quality service.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 800 staff employed in 15 offices across Victoria, we help people with their legal problems by providing information, advice and education with a focus on the prevention and early resolution of legal problems. We also provide legal representation to those who need it most.

Employee benefits:
We offer attractive employment benefits including salary packaging (making part of your salary tax-free), flexible working arrangements, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development. Whilst the work is challenging, you will be rewarded with a culture that is focused on achieving quality outcomes for disadvantaged Victorians.

How to apply:
Submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document). You must complete the candidate application form to be considered for this role, separate responses to the KSC outlined in the position description are not required. Please also include the contact details of two referees.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Maddison Norris, Acting Administrative Services Manager on (03) 9280 3771.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 1 March 2020.

Administrative Services Officer (VLA2)

Job type:

Full time

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Maddison Norris, Acting Admin Services Manager | (03) 9280 3771

Administrative Services Officer (VLA2)