Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner
The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner (VLSB+C) has an exciting opportunity for an Investigator - Fidelity Fund, to play a key role in our Intervention & Enforcement team of the Investigations Division. The Division is responsible for investigations and regulatory responses, which may include prosecutions and litigation. Fidelity fund claims, trust account deficiency investigations, criminal investigations for fraud and unqualified legal practice, external interventions, complaints investigations, and compliance auditing are all part of its portfolio. Working as part of a team in the Investigations Division as a whole, this position will directly contribute to the development and implementation of these regulatory functions.
About the position
You will be responsible for conducting all aspects of the Fidelity Fund claims process as directed by the Senior Investigator, Fidelity Fund and Manager, Intervention & Enforcement. Your primary duty is to support the Senior Investigator, Fidelity Fund in a range of duties including: gather and review evidence; communicate with claimants in a courteous and timely manner; prepare and present reports to the Board; and, where necessary, brief counsel with respect to appeals against the Board's determinations. The successful candidate will have experience in building strong client relationships by establishing and maintaining trusted and respectful relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.
As our ideal candidate, you will have:
- a current Victorian practising certificate or eligibility to obtain same;
- a high level of understanding of how to interpret and apply legislation; and
- experience conducting litigation in Tribunals and/or Courts.
Culture & benefits
The VLSB+C is a professional and friendly workplace with a values-driven culture that underpins all of its work. Our employees have access to a range of benefits including: competitive remuneration; an environment that supports work-life balance; wellbeing programs and extensive learning and development opportunities.
The closing date for this position is midnight, Sunday, 16 January 2022.
How to apply:
1. Apply before the advertised closing date.
2. All applications should include a resume and respond to the key selection criteria questions in the Job Application form.
For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Chantalle Toussaint on 03 9679 8028 or [email protected]
Please note our office will be closed from 5pm Friday, 24 December to 9am Monday, 10 January 2022.
The VLSB+C is committed to a safe workplace, in line with Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S; Act) requirements and all health directives. Accordingly, all employees must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated in order to work outside of their homes (unless an exemption applies). The VLSB+C recruitment process along with other pre-employment screening, also requires vaccination information or evidence of an exemption. Successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.
VLSB+C is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and ethical practice. We also continually seek to attract and retain a diverse workforce including those of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family/caring responsibilities, cultures and those of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage. The VLSB+C provides assistance and workplace adjustments for disabled persons where required. Further, it is important to us that disabled applicants and candidates can participate equitably in the recruitment process. If this is something you require, please contact People & Culture Business Partner, Ramez Dabdoub on 9679 8088 or [email protected]
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