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Company:
I work for NSW | NSW Government

Category:
Government >
Administrative Support

Job Type:
Full-time Permanent/Temporary

Location:
Sydney
Australia

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Conference Organiser - Clerk Grade 3/4 - Family Dispute Resolution - Central Sydney – Ongoing, Temporary & Talent Pool Opportunities

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ABOUT LEGAL AID NSW

 
Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 25 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.


ABOUT THE ROLE


To organise mediations in family law and Care and Protection contact matters, and promote mediation conferences as an alternative method of dispute resolution, in accordance with Legal Aid NSW policies, guidelines, and procedures.


ABOUT YOU

The successful applicant will be responsible, self-motivated and able to work independently to manage a large volume of mediation matters. They will have excellent communication skills and be able to work closely with parties and solicitors in a busy and often stressful environment.

      

Your experience in family law or family mediation will be an asset, as will your technical skills and ability to learn and adapt quickly to new software programs.

   

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  

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

 

• Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or hold a valid working visa

 

 

HOW TO APPLY


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. Please provide examples of your commitment to delivering results and great customer service in a high-volume environment dealing with vulnerable clients, competing priorities and tight timeframes.


 2. How would you use your communication skills to encourage parties to participate in family mediation at Legal Aid? Draw on your understanding of the role of family mediation within the Family Court System.

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 18 months.


OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION


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.


FURTHER INFORMATION


• 1x Temporary Opportunity until 30 June 2021 at Central Sydney (35HPW)

• Talent Pool for temporary and ongoing role
• Enquiries: Susan Pratt on (02) 9219 5039 or susan.pratt@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Applying for a Role
Working at Legal Aid NSW


• Salary Range $72,418 - $79,297 plus superannuation & annual leave loading

• Jobs Board Ref No. 00007YRR

• Closing Date: Thursday, 29 October 2020 (11:59pm)

 

 

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