Solicitor IV – Legal Officer IV – Family Law – Bankstown – 21hpw – Approx 12 months – 000084HW • Competitive salary • Flexible work arrangement • Supportive work environment ABOUT LEGAL AID NSW Legal Aid NSW is the largest legal aid agency in Australia, comprising of a Central Sydney office and 25 regional offices in metropolitan and regional centres across NSW and a number of specialist services and advice clinics. Working at Legal Aid NSW provides the opportunity to support people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, women and children, Indigenous people and people with mental illness who may experience difficulties when enforcing and defending their rights. ABOUT THE ROLE The Solicitor IV role will provide senior management and leadership in the provision of family law services to socially and economically disadvantaged people in accordance with the Legal Aid NSW Plan and the Family Law Division Business Plan. This includes directly providing legal services to clients of Legal Aid NSW, including in more complex matters. ABOUT YOU We are looking for an experienced solicitor with an ability to undertake and supervise complex litigation in Family Law and Care & Protection law. You also have strong management experience to ensure effective leadership and management of staff within a legal environment. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS • Admission or eligibility for admission as a legal practitioner in NSW • Ability to provide a valid Practising Certificate upon commencement • Willingness to undertake a Criminal Record Check and/or working with Children Check • Hold Australian or NZ citizenship, Australian Permanent Resident or hold a valid working visa HOW TO APPLY Applications MUST be submitted online through www.iworkfor.nsw.gov.au to be considered. No late applications will be accepted. Applicants should read the Role Description and consider the Focus Capabilities and Key Accountabilities when preparing their resume and cover letter. Applicants are requested to attach: • current resume / curriculum vitae (CV) (maximum 5 pages) • cover letter (maximum 2 pages) responding to the following two questions: 1. Demonstrate your capacity to undertake and supervise complex litigation in Family Law and Care & Protection Law. 2. Outline your experience in leading, managing and developing lawyers and/or other staff in a legal environment. Please save your CV and Cover Letter as &39;LAST NAME, First name – CV/Cover Letter&39; in PDF or word format. The selection process will include a range of comparative assessment techniques to assist in determining capability and suitability for the role. This recruitment will be used to fill any current vacancies and may be used to create a Talent Pool for similar future temporary or ongoing vacancies that may arise over the next 18 months. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION Legal Aid NSW welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the LGBTI community, culturally diverse people and other diverse communities. Legal Aid NSW provides dignified access to accommodate the diverse needs of our community. We acknowledge and support the access needs of people with visible and invisible disabilities, as such all of our offices are accessible. If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to participate in the recruitment process, or you are looking for general information about our reasonable adjustment process, please contact our team via email, and advise your preferred method of communication: erecruitmentlegalaid.nsw.gov.au . FURTHER INFORMATION • Temporary Opportunity at Bankstown (21hpw) • Enquiries: Convenor Sallyanne Truong on sallyanne.truonglegalaid.nsw.gov.au or 02 8713 6706 • Applying for a Role • Working at Legal Aid NSW • Salary Range $123,229 – $125,600 pa pro rata plus superannuation & leave loading • Jobs Board Ref No. 000084HW • Closing Date: 14 February 2021 Sunday [11:59pm] To ensure recruitment at Legal Aid NSW continues without interruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual methods may be used for interviews and assessments. This may include interviews conducted by video, telephone interviewing, Microsoft Teams meetings and online assessments.