Regional Graduate Program
Specified Calling Level 1- $70,597 - $91,345 gross per annum.
2 x Fixed Term, Full Time positions ending on 30/6/2021.
Anticipated start date early August 2019.
The Legal Aid WA Regional Graduate Program is a great opportunity to fast track your legal career with comprehensive training, professional support, responsibility, diverse work opportunities, amazing life experience and a generous salary package.
The successful applicants will receive training in Legal Aid WA’s Perth office before undertaking a placement to work in a Legal Aid WA regional office. You will provide a range of services to the local community, in the areas of family, criminal and civil law including duty lawyer services, alternative dispute resolution, community legal education, legal advice and minor assistance, circuit travel and outreach.
To be eligible, applicants must be admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Western Australia, with no more than two years post-admission experience. Applicants who have completed the requirements for admission (including practical legal training requirements) and have a set admission date will also be considered.
Legal Aid WA 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 Helen De Brito (08) 9261 6221 or email Helen.DeBrito@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 (maximum 2 pages) should address your ability to meet the advertised requirements, focusing mainly on the criteria highlighted in the Job Description form (refer to attachments). 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);
- 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; and
- A copy of your most current academic transcript.
To apply please click on the "APPLY FOR JOB" button.
If you are experiencing any difficulties in applying online, please telephone (08) 9261 6496.
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 DATE/TIME WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Appointment to a Legal Aid WA position is subject to satisfactory national police clearance and 100 point identification check
This selection process will be initially used to fill the above vacancy and it might also be used to fill other similar full or part time vacancies within 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 options remain valid for up to 24 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.
The successful applicant may be entitled to an extra week of annual leave, annual leave travel concession, air conditioning allowance and a district allowance in accordance with the provisions of the award and agreement.
Substantive Equality Statement
Legal Aid WA 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
- guidelines for job applicants.pdf
- regional graduate lawyer jdf.pdf
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Fixed Term - Full Time
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