Administration Officer / Paralegal

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Legal Aid WA
Port Hedland, Australia

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Administration Officer / Paralegal

Job ID: 10980
Job Views: 16
Location: Kununurra
Post Code: 6743
Category: Administration & Office Support
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 07/05/2024

Description:

Working in the Kununurra regional office, you will assist lawyers to achieve positive legal outcomes for people in the East Kimberley. This role involves a mixture of administrative and secretarial responsibilities e.g. attending to phone and front counter enquiries, data entry, responding to emails, filing, and booking appointments. You will also have the opportunity to develop paralegal skills.

Job Requirements:

About you

To be successful in this opportunity, you will:

  • Enjoy working with others and be a team player
  • Be keen to learn and share knowledge
  • Have great problem-solving skills
  • Be able to organise yourself to meet deadlines
  • Have a positive and enthusiastic attitude

Our values are vitally important to how we operate – you’ll need to be able to demonstrate you are the right cultural fit for Legal Aid WA

About us and what we can offer you

We offer a strong team working environment, the satisfaction of adding value to the community, and a range of benefits in line with business requirements, which may include professional development opportunities, flexible working and leave arrangements and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives. Legal Aid WA is a provider of customer centred services and fosters a culture of inclusion. We appreciate differing viewpoints and cultural diversity and value all perspectives as we strive for excellent customer service through process improvements and innovation.

Further information

Please visit www.legalaid.wa.gov.au to find out more about us and click here to learn about the benefits we offer employees.

Substantive Equality

Legal Aid Western Australia is an equal opportunity employer, we recognise the value that people of diverse backgrounds bring to the workforce. We are committed to improving employment opportunities and outcomes through the recruitment, development and retention of people from all diverse backgrounds. Suitable Australian First Nations applicants may be given priority consideration over non diversity group applicants to achieve public sector outcomes. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

How to Apply:

Other conditions

This selection process may also be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout our organisation. Alternatively, should the successful candidate decline or vacate the advertised position, the next most suitable candidate may be selected from this process. Both options remain valid for a period of twelve (12) months (unless otherwise stated) from the completion date of the initial selection process. Should no suitable candidate be identified, or an offer declined, the panel may search for further candidates beyond the closing date.

Appointment to all positions at Legal Aid WA is subject to a satisfactory national criminal history check, integrity and conflict checks, and 100-point identification check.

CLOSING DATE: 9.00AM Monday 27 May 2024.

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