Legal Counsel

Job posted: 19/07/2021
Applications close: 08/08/2021 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

Job type: Not provided

Organisation: Peninsula Health

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Facilities Management

Reference: 28739

Reference: 28739

Occupation: Facilities Management

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | Southern Metropolitan

• Join a supportive, dynamic, diverse and never boring legal team at Peninsula Health
• Located at Frankston Hospital, with flexible and remote working arrangements available
• Low cost, on-site parking facilities and discounted corporate membership at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre
• Generous Salary Packaging to maximise earnings

Who We Are and What We Stand For

Peninsula Health is the major metropolitan health service caring for a community of 300,000 people. Our Vision is to provide exceptional health and community care. To realise this vision we need people who strive for a sense of achievement, take an interest in their individual growth, enjoy innovation and looking for ways to improve and have a passion for communicating and connecting with others.

In representing Peninsula Health, we expect all employees and volunteers to reflect our values: Be the Best, Be a Role Model, Be Open and Honest, Be Compassionate and Respectful and Be Collaborative. We are One Peninsula Health.

What You Will Be Doing

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our team on a Limited Term Part Time Basis (Parental Leave Cover). As Legal Counsel reporting to the Chief Legal Officer, you will provide legal advice and services to the organisation on a broad range of legal issues with a focus on contractual and commercial agreements. An interest in health law, medico-legal law and privacy law is required.

You will also have strong inter-personal skills as well as a pragmatic approach to enable effective management of legal issues and communication with stakeholders.

What You Need

We anticipate you will have:
• Admission as an Australian Legal Practitioner and hold a current Practicing Certificate
• 2-3 years post admission experience and demonstrated experience in providing specialist legal advice on contractual and commercial arrangements, including procurement contracts, leasing and service agreements.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including the ability to communicate legal issues and recommended actions in Plain English

What Next

If you experience any issues signing in or registering, please feel welcome to contact us - the People, Experience & Performance Team on (03) 9784 2700.

Additional Requirements

Peninsula Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We encourage applications from individuals from all cultural backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We also provide a safe and supportive workplace for people with disabilities.

To find out more about our recruitment processes, compliance obligations and to prepare your application to join our team please visit:


Join Peninsula Health and help us to deliver safe, personal, effective & connected care to every person, every time.
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Legal Counsel