Legal Assistant, Gippsland x2 (VLA2)

Job posted: 29/07/2022
Applications close: 14/08/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland

Job type: Other

Organisation: Victoria Legal Aid

Salary: $54,003 - $73,443

Occupation: Legal

Reference: VG/17631818

Reference: VG/17631818

Occupation: Legal

Salary Range: $54,003 - $73,443

Work location: Gippsland

Exciting opportunities for two motivated administrative professionals to join our Gippsland team in the role of Legal Assistant.

  • Two ongoing positions available (full time and part time 0.8FTE)
  • Salary commensurate with experience, range: $54,003 - $73,443 (pro rata) plus superannuation
  • Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging and hybrid work arrangements

About the role:
We are seeking two engaged and motivated Legal Assistants to join our team of legal and support staff making a difference in the Gippsland region. As a legal assistant, you will play an important role in supporting the delivery of our client services. You will triage client queries at court and in the office, as well as provide information and referrals to the public, legal practitioners and other community services.

We have two ongoing roles available:

  • Full time role located at our Morwell office
  • Part time (0.8FTE) role located at our Bairnsdale office.

Working as part of a team, you will provide legal administrative support to our lawyers including client data entry, file management, preparation of legal documents and some roles will also include front-desk reception duties.

About you:
You will have experience in providing administrative support, ideally gained within a legal environment. With a strong client service focus, you will professionally support our clients with care and empathy. Your strong communication and interpersonal skills allow you to effectively engage with a broad range of stakeholders.

To be successful in this role, you will enjoy the day-to-day challenges of working in a fast paced and high pressure environment and have sound problem solving skills to support client needs. You will be a committed team member and be willing to contribute to the promotion of our vision and values.

About Victoria Legal Aid:
Our vision is for a fair and just society where rights and responsibilities are upheld. With over 1000 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 flexible working arrangements under a hybrid work model, family friendly policies and opportunities for professional development.

We also offer salary packaging arrangements, which allows up to $15,900 of your salary each year to be tax free. Refer to our salary packaging provider for further information.

How to apply:
To be considered for this role, please submit a current resume and completed candidate application form (listed within the file attachments as a Word document).

VLA employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. It is also a requirement that staff attend for office-based days at their primary work location. In line with this requirement, interstate applications will be considered only where the candidate is able and willing to relocate to Victoria, unless part of a border community.

VLA is committed to putting the safety and wellbeing of children first.

For further information review the attached position description or contact Jaslyn Webb, Administrative Services Manager on (03) 5126 6489.

No agency applications will be accepted.

Applications close by 11.59pm on Sunday 14 August 2022.

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Jaslyn Webb, Administrative Services Manager | (03) 5126 6489.

Legal Assistant, Gippsland x2 (VLA2)