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Legal Officer

  • Full-time, fixed-term contract for 12 months 
  • Based in our head office in Hindmarsh
  • Contribute to making a difference to the lives of many

Who are we looking for?

AnglicareSA has an opportunity for a Legal Officer to assist in preparing the organisation for the Australian Government’s Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability. You will be a motivated and enthusiastic law clerk or recent law graduate who has excellent time management skills and high-level attention to detail with the ability to review documents for relevant issues, compile data and meet strict deadlines. 

This is a fantastic in-house opportunity to work for a proud organisation that makes a difference to the lives of many!

What can you expect to be doing?

  • Conduct document reviews, collate data and identify issues to assist the organisation in preparing for the Royal Commission
  • Prepare evidence and reports as required
  • Support the Royal Commission Lead and provide legal input as required
  • Work alongside other members of the organisation, including other Legal Officers, across the Community Services, Corporate Services teams and the wider organisation
  • Identify, investigate and assess information sought in accordance with the Royal Commission’s terms of reference

What do you need to bring?

  • Qualifications in Law/Legal Studies (or working towards), or equivalent experience
  • Exceptional communication and writing skills, with the ability prepare and maintain records and documents
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Sound computer literacy skills, particularly in the Microsoft Office suite
  • Outstanding attention to detail

Who is AnglicareSA?

As SA’s largest social services provider, AnglicareSA makes a positive difference to the lives of more than 65,000 people each year. Our 1,800 staff and 580 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.

What we offer:

  • Access to our fantastic salary packaging options – increase your take home pay by decreasing the amount of tax you pay
  • Banking benefits, health care discounts, gym membership offers, paid parental leave, and much more
  • A diverse and supportive team culture who have a focus on improving the lives of many

AnglicareSA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage all suitably qualified candidates apply.  

We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Please contact our Aboriginal Services team on 8305 9237 to discuss joining AnglicareSA. 

A position description is attached.

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