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Administration Officer(s)

Redfern  |  Full-time/part-time  |  Permanent

The Aboriginal Legal Service is offering an exciting opportunity to use your organisation and administration skills to support our clients. Enjoy coming to work each day with a purpose-driven organisation that makes a real difference.

This role is identified for Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander candidates.

This role would suit someone experienced in office administration, or we will consider offering the role as a Traineeship, so you can build your administration skills and learn about working in a legal practice. 

Full-time hours are available, or we can offer part-time hours.


About the ALS

Born out of a protest movement, the Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) Limited is the primary legal service for Aboriginal people in NSW and the ACT. Our vision is to achieve social justice and equity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families and communities.

We offer a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment. We’re passionate about what we do and we work hard. The ALS values the health and wellbeing of our employees and we are proud to offer flexible work practices. Staff can choose to take advantage of benefits including salary packaging to maximise take-home pay.

About the role

The Administration Officer will be responsible for: 

  • Assisting in the delivery of high-quality legal support services to Aboriginal clients using your organisation and administration skills.
  • You will learn to: maintain the court attendance board/roster daily; organise client files for the next week’s court dates; input of statistical data into CMS database and liaise with professionals, including Police, Public Defenders, Solicitors, Court Staff, Corrective Services, other staff members and stakeholders.
  • The position holder will also manage the reception area and operate the office phone system as part of the client facing team and provide secretarial support services to Criminal Law Solicitors.

Your skills and experience

  • Good computer systems skills including Microsoft Word and ability to learn other software.
  • Confident phone manner and good communication skills to operate our switchboard and interact with a wide range of clients and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated organisational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and work independently in a team environment with limited supervision.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Aboriginality - this is an identified position under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977

How to apply

Applications for this position close on 14 September 2022, 10:00 am.


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