Civil Law Division - NDIS Appeals
Fixed Term Part-Time (4 days per week) to 30/6/20.
An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Civil Law Division to provide a service to clients with (National Disability Insurance Scheme) NDIS Appeals in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal.
This role will focus on providing advice, assistance and representation to people who are unsuccessful following internal review of a decision to decline access to the NDIS, or for NDIS participants who disagree with a decision made by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA), such as the funded supports in their plan.
Previous experience in health and disability sectors will be highly regarded.
Legal Aid offers attractive employment conditions and is a workplace which is supportive of work-life balance.
Legal Aid is an independent statutory authority funded by the State Government and Commonwealth Governments. It provides services to over 100,000 clients each year in the areas of criminal, family and civil law and through Legal Aid offices in Perth, Bunbury, Albany, Kalgoorlie, Geraldton, South Hedland, Broome, Kununurra, Carnarvon and Christmas Island.
For Further Job Related Information
For further job related information, please download the Application Package (made up of the Job Description Form, Remuneration Information and Application Guidelines), by clicking each of the documents attached.
Enquiries should be directed to Justin Stevenson, Director of Civil Law on 08 9261 6507 or Justin.Stevenson@legalaid.wa.gov.au
The selection panel will use the role specific requirements and core competencies outlined in the Job Description Form to assess your suitability for the position. Your cover letter should contain a brief summary outlining your ability to meet these, focusing mainly on the criteria highlighted in the Job Description Form.
Candidates who are selected for interview will be asked to demonstrate their ability against ALL selection criteria at the interview stage.
Applicants are required to prove their suitability for the role by submitting:
- A fully completed online Application Form (this will automatically generate when you click on "Apply for Job" button);
- A comprehensive CV (max. five pages); and
- Covering letter (max. two pages) outlining your interest in the role and demonstrating your ability to meet the role specific requirements, focusing mainly on the criteria highlighted in the attached JDF.
To apply please click on the "APPLY FOR JOB" button.
ONLY APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED VIA THIS WEBPAGE WILL BE ACCEPTED.
If you are experiencing any difficulties in applying online, or do not have access to the internet, contact 9261 6496 and specify the position of interest.
IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO ENSURE THAT THEIR APPLICATION IS RECEIVED ON TIME, AT THE CORRECT ADDRESS OR LOCATION. LODGEMENT IS SYSTEM GENERATED. ANY SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED ON OR AFTER THE CLOSING 5PM ON THE CLOSING DATE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Appointment to a Legal Aid WA position is subject to a satisfactory national police clearance and 100 point identification check.
This selection process will be initially used to fill the above vacancy and it may also be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout our organisation. Alternatively should the successful candidate decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable candidate may be selected from this process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months (unless otherwise stated) from the completion date of the initial selection process. Should no suitable candidate be identified, or an offer declined, the panel may search for further candidates beyond the closing date.
Substantive Equality Statement
Legal Aid is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions within our agency.
To find out more about us, please visit www.legalaid.wa.gov.au
- civil law ndis jdf.pdf
- guidelines for job applicants.pdf
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Fixed Term - Part Time
2019-05-20 5:00 PM