Legal Administration Assistant

Job Title: Legal Administration Assistant
Location: Ridleyton
Reference: JO-2103-4299
Job Published: March 23, 2021 16:46

Job Description

Job Description

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  • Permanent full time role.
  • Ridleyton location, parking onsite.
  • Collaborative team culture in a values driven organisation.

About the company:

The SA Branch of the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) represents more than 21,000 South Australian Nurses, Midwives and Personal Care Assistants and is both a progressive industry body and a high quality provider of education services. They have been the leading voice for these professions for over a century, working together to negotiate positive outcomes for members at local, state and federal levels. Impressive facilities at Ridleyton also host the ANMF Education Centre, a registered training organisation offering training in aged care, nursing and a variety of other health related areas. ANMF (SA Branch) also operates an inhouse legal firm, Union Legal SA, providing legal services to both members and non-members, and works with other partners to support the Rosemary Bryant Foundation, a charity sponsoring nursing and midwifery research.

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Legal Administration Assistant to support the 5 lawyers at Union Legal SA. Reporting to the Chief Counsel, the role is full time with working hours 8:30am – 5pm. This role is vital in ensuring the efficient functioning of Union Legal and will involve thinking ahead, pre-planning and adhering to strict timelines. Duties will include providing legal administrative support, preparing and proofing legal documents and briefs, preparing cost agreements and letters, maintaining the LEAP database and liaising with internal and external customers.

Skills & experience:

We are seeking a Legal Administrator who has highly developed interpersonal and customer service skills. The successful candidate will have initiative and be self-directed with strong attention to detail. Experience using LEAP as well as experience working in the areas of Workers Compensation and Employment Law are highly desirable. The successful candidate will also have or be willing to obtain a DHS Criminal History clearance.

Culture & benefits:

The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation places a strong emphasis on valuing people and fostering wellbeing. A collaborative and fun culture means that celebratory staff events are common. You will enjoy shared values of respect, integrity and justice, diversity and excellence in order to contribute to a happy and dynamic workforce.

Applications in Microsoft Word only should be forwarded to Ruth Haren quoting reference number JO-2103-4299Telephone enquiries are welcome on 8100 8875