Register Your Interest - Paralegal

Register Your Interest - Paralegal

Nsw Department Of Communities And Justice | new south wales, NSW, AU

Posted 12 days ago

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Description

About the role
:As a paralegal at the CSO, you will be responsible for providing legal and administrative support to a practice group’s solicitors and other team members to contribute to and support the efficient and effective delivery of legal services.
Essential requirements:
Completion of the second year of a Law Degree.Being vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine and providing evidence of that vaccination prior to commencing duty at the Crown Solicitor’s Office is a condition of employment unless you are unable to be vaccinated because of a medical contraindication. (Note: COVID-19 vaccine means a vaccine approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration of the Commonwealth for use as a vaccine against COVID-19)
HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the key accountabilities and pre-established standards (capability, knowledge and experience) when preparing their resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter.
Applicants must complete the online application form including:
Responses to the pre-screening questions An up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae, which clearly details their capabilities, knowledge and experience relevant to this role A cover letter, no longer than two pages that captures how their skills and experience are relevant and suit the role A copy of Qualifications (if applicable).Please Note:
Incomplete applications cannot be comparatively assessed and are unlikely to progress to the next stage (this includes responses to targeted questions). All documents should be submitted in MS Office 2003-2013 or PDF format. The selection process will include a range of capability-based assessments, including an interview to assist in determining the applicant’s suitability for the role.For more information to support you in the application process, please follow the links below:
The completeness and relevance of your application will determine if your application progresses to the next stage.
CSO's commitment to diversity and flexibility
At CSO, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our organisation and we are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects our diverse society.

We believe that flexibility and a healthy life-work balance contributes to our success and the overall wellbeing of our people. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and we are committed to offering flexible working arrangements where practicable.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTI community, culturally diverse people and other diverse communities.
Flexible working
The CSO has adopted a teams-based approach to flexible working. We recognise that everyone has different needs and preferences, and our flexible work culture allows you to adapt your work routine to suit you. We're all about flexibility, productivity and driving good client outcomes.

We have generous leave provisions available for our employees that acknowledge individual preferences and responsibilities including
up to 20 days recreation leave and 18 days flex leave /annum up to 15 days sick leave and 2.5 days emergency/carers leave / annum up to 20 days purchased leave / annum up to 4 hours per week of study timeBalanced parental leave provisions including 14 weeks maternity leave and 2 weeks parental leave for parents without primary responsibility is also available.
How we support health & wellbeing:
We offer an Employee assistance program to support the wellbeing of employees in the workplace and in their personal live - Our employees and their family members can seek advice and assistance to make general enhancements in their lives, or when they need extra support or are experiencing difficult circumstances. Coaching and advice is also available on a range of wellbeing areas including mental health, relationships, friendships, sleep, nutrition, or managing finances.
Additional coaching services are also available for people leaders and executives to learn and implement best practices to manage their team's wellbein Flu Vaccination program Fitness passport program - discounted workplace health and fitness program available staff and their familiesIf you require a reasonable adjustment to the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.
Should you encounter any technical problems, please contact iworkfor.nsw.gov.au helpdesk 1800 562 679.
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