Administration Officer - Broken Hill
Full-time fixed term | 12-month parental leave replacement
This is an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander identified position which is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The primary responsibility of the Administration Officer, Criminal Law Practice is to assist in the delivery of high-quality legal support services to Aboriginal clients. The position holder will be responsible to maintain the court attendance board/roster daily; organisation of 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.
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.
WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE ROLE
To be successful in this position you will need to demonstrate:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander; identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or be accepted as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in the community in which you live
- A knowledge of the cultural and social needs of Aboriginal people combined with continuing respect and support for Aboriginal cultural practices in dealing with clients, their families, communities, and the social issues affecting those communities
- Commitment to the principles of social justice
- Capacity to behave in a culturally appropriate manner
- Proven computer systems skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook and typing skills with a minimum of 35 wpm
- Excellent phone manner and communication skills and experience in operating a small to medium switchboard
- 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
HOW TO APPLY
Please CLICK HERE to download the application package for this position. Please submit the completed application package to Curtis Penning, A/Deputy Principal Solicitor (Regional) at [email protected].
Applications for this position close at midnight, Monday 5 September 2022.