• Work Life Balance • Attractive Salary • Job Security   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 Provide legal advice and representation to clients of Legal Aid NSW, includingin more complex matters, in accordance with Legal Aid NSW policies and guidelines in order to contribute to the implementation of Legal Aid NSW&39;s mission to deliver high quality legal services to our clients and assist them to resolve their legal problems. Supervise and lead junior legal staff in achieving this aim. ABOUT YOU The successful applicant will be an experienced senior criminal lawyer with an interest in working with people from a disadvantaged background   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. Outline your experience in managinga busy Local Court practise and in leading, supervising and developing laywyers and/or other staff in a team environment to deliver high quality service.   2. Outline your experience in conducting complex criminal law matters. 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 part-time opportunity at Lismore up to 12 months (17.5HPW)  • Enquiries: Hugh Van Dugteren on (02) 6620 7104  or hugh.vandugteranlegalaid.nsw.gov.au • Applying for a Role • Working at Legal Aid NSW • Salary Range $123,229 – $125,600 plus superannuation & annual leave loading • Jobs Board Ref No. 000084SE  • Closing Date: Thursday, 11 February 2021 [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 interviews, Microsoft Teams meeting and online assessments.