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Legal Counsel

  • Full-timepermanent position, based at our Head Office in Hindmarsh.
  • Accelerate your career in a role offering opportunity with high exposure and variety of legal matters.
  • A career with purpose where you will grow your experience and knowledge across multiple social services portfolios!

What we offer:

  • Flexible working options - tell us what you need for that work-life balance*
  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay with $15,899 tax free each year
  • Meal Entertainment and Holiday Accommodation Card provides you with an additional $2,650 tax free per year
  • Paid parental leave, including superannuation paid on parental leave
  • Paid study leave, and financial education assistance up to $6,000
  • Genuine career development opportunities across the organisation
  • Discounted motor vehicles and gym memberships
  • BUPA and Medibank health cover discounts
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program for you, and your family

*AnglicareSA offers a range of flexible working arrangements that are aimed at meeting your diverse needs and the different operating environments across AnglicareSA. This includes working from home, part-time work, compressed working weeks and flexible working hours. The suitability of different arrangements will depend on your individual needs, the position you are applying for, and team and customer requirements. You are encouraged to discuss your needs during the application process.

Who are we looking for?

We have an opportunity for a junior Legal Counsel/In-House Lawyer to join our Legal Services team, working closely with our team of lawyers and having responsibility for a range of tasks to provide legal advice across our broad organisation.

Our ideal candidate will be a motivated and enthusiastic law graduate who has excellent communication and time management skills and good business acumen.

Reporting to the Manager of Legal Operations, you will help advise on a wide range of legal functions and tasks such as undertaking legal research and drafting, research, reporting, review and preparation of internal advice, letters and agreements (including projects as required).

This is a fantastic in-house opportunity for someone looking to further their Law career and join an amazing team and culture whilst working for a proud organisation that makes a difference to the lives of many!

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Help provide advice on a diverse range of legal issues and assist with a wide range of legal functions and tasks; including but not limited to assisting with drafting and preparation of contracts, interpreting and administering obligations under contracting arrangements, ensuring accuracy and completion of legal documentation; and assisting with providing advice on internal industrial investigations and legislative change
  • Draft legal documentation including letters, reports, internal memos of advice, policies and agreements
  • Respond to Requests for Information (RFI) made under the National Redress Scheme, including research, review and assessment of documents to facilitate the preparation of correspondence and RFI responses
  • Assess and provide responses to legal requests for information, including court orders and personal information requests, and other privacy matters
  • Communicate and develop relationships with all areas and levels of the business

What do you need to bring?

  • Targeted at candidates with up to 3 years post admission experience, you will have Tertiary qualifications in Law, and admission to the Supreme Court of South Australia
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge, interest and/or experience of the Redress Scheme, Employee Relations, Workers Compensation and Industrial Law will be valued
  • Comprehensive computer literacy skills, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • High level administration skills, with the ability to maintain records and documents confidentially
  • Experience working as a solicitor, law clerk, paralegal, in office administration or within a not-for-profit organisation will be highly regarded

Who is AnglicareSA?

As one of SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 50,000 people each year. Our 2000 employees, and 300+ volunteers support individuals, families and communities, responding to their immediate need and working with them to build capacity to restore and maintain dignity and control in their lives. Our services are broad, supporting people at every stage of life.

We believe in social justice, the equal worth of each citizen, equality of opportunity and the importance of strong communities. Together we change lives.

How to Apply:

If this sounds like you please click on Apply Now and submit your application!

Applications must be made online to be considered. If you have any questions that may impact your decision to apply in the first instance, please email Cassandra Milligan at: [email protected] using the subject line: Legal Counsel enquiry via EthicalJobs.

A position description is attached.

We are currently not accepting support from Agencies at this time and CVs/emails will not be accepted.

Please note, screening and interviews may take place prior to the closing date. Applications may also close before this date.

Job no: 1868


At AnglicareSA, we want everyone to feel that they can be themselves and that they belong. We value diversity and inclusion and the benefits this brings to the people who work with us and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and abilities.

We are committed to the employment of First Nations people. Please contact the person listed above to discuss joining AnglicareSA and visit our website for details on our Aboriginal Services and to access AnglicareSA’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

AnglicareSA is a White Ribbon organisation committed to the prevention of violence against women.

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