Victoria Legal Aid
An exciting opportunity to join our Chambers team in Melbourne CBD supporting our in-house lawyers
Work type:Ongoing - full time
Work location:Melbourne - CBD
Salary range:$51,896 - $70,577
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Administrative Assistant, Chambers Candidate application form #1612.docx (Word, 147KB)
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Contact:Damien Farnfield, Briefing Manager, Chambers
(03) 9269 0468
Full time ongoing position
Salary commensurate with experience, range:
$51,896 – $70,577 plus superannuation
Attractive employee benefits including salary packaging
About the role:
We are seeking a highly motivated Administrative Assistant to join our Chambers team based in Melbourne CBD. Victoria Legal Aid's (VLA) Chambers provides high quality advocacy and advice services to in house lawyers and is committed to the highest standards of advocacy.
In this role, you will provide a wide range of administrative support services, including maintaining the central diary and case management system, coordinating travel arrangements, and undertaking data entry. You will also assist the Advocates Clerks in providing a central contact point for the briefing of in-house counsel and provide a wide range of legal secretarial and administrative support.
You will be experienced in producing quality administrative work, with the ability to work under limited direction, manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of work.
You will have excellent team work skills, demonstrate flexibility and maintain a positive outlook in a high-pressure environment. Crucial to your success in this role will be your highly developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to engage people and build mutually beneficial relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
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.
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:
Please submit a cover letter, 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.
To protect your safety and the health and safety of our staff, interviews for this role will take place online. If shortlisted for an interview you will be provided with further information about the process.
For further information review the attached position description or contact Damien Farnfield, Briefing Manager, Chambers on (03) 9269 0468.
No agency applications will be accepted.
Applications close by midnight on Tuesday 1 December 2020.
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