Cluster Manager | Lismore

Cluster Manager | Criminal Law Practice (Lismore)

Salary Range

$85,495 (grossed up $95,186) to $100,953 (grossed up $110,786)

Benefits

  • 10% superannuation
  • 35 hour week
  • RDO per month
  • 20 days annual leave + loading
  • Christmas leave paid
  • 6 days Special leave
  • Study leave

The Role

The primary responsibility of the Cluster Manager/Managing Solicitor is to support the Deputy Principal Solicitor, Criminal Law Practice with the delivery of legal services within one of the 10 ALS designated staffing cluster location groups (see Organisation Chart for cluster group locations).

The position holder is responsible for the management of staff and resources within their cluster group, the allocation of work and workloads including the briefing and assignment of work to external legal representatives and the implementation of relevant ALS policies and procedures for those services/functions.

The position holder also supports the Deputy Principal Solicitor in developing and implementing policies and strategies to improve the provision of legal services to ALS clients and monitoring and evaluating of emerging matters to determine their potential impact in the delivery of legal services by the organisation.

  1. Support the Deputy Principal Solicitor with the delivery of legal services within the relevant staffing cluster location group;
  2. Management and supervision of staff and resources within the cluster group;
  3. Allocation of work and management of workloads including the briefing and assignment of work to external legal representatives and the implementation of policies and procedures for those functions;
  4. Manage career development opportunities to improve staff retention and conduct regular staff performance evaluations;
  5. Conduct complicated legal matters; including committals, District and Supreme Court appearances in all nominated jurisdictions;
  6. Co-ordinate diary and court schedules in order to maintain an effective and efficient legal practice and provide legal representation services in Local Courts, District Courts and Children’s courts;
  7. Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of relevant criminal law legislation, case law and court procedures.


This position is a 12 month maternity leave position.

For enquiries about this position and an application package, please contact Bianca Hawkins

Phone:  02 6623 4400

Email:  bianca.hawkins@alsnswact.org.au  

Applications close at midnight Friday, 24 January 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and encouraged to apply. 

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