Legal Support Assistant

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Administration/Support
  • Location: Auckland City
  • Date Advertised: 19-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: MOJ/1457226
  • Job Title: Legal Support Assistant
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  • Summary:

Legal Support Assistant (Entry Level) - Auckland - 12 months Fixed Term – MOJ/1457226

The Public Defence Service (PDS) is New Zealand’s largest criminal law practice, providing high quality legal advice and representation in a full range of criminal cases.

We are looking for a super organised, practical and enthusiastic person to join our team in our Auckland office.

You would be joining a friendly and collegial team delivering professional services in a busy environment.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to take instruction and follow through
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • The ability to prioritise and to use your own initiative
  • Data entry experience
  • A valid NZ work Visa

This is a chance for you to establish a great career path for yourself with PDS and Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice. Any experience you have in a professional customer driven environment, and being involved with general office administration tasks will be an added advantage. 

Your duties will include setting up client files, accurately processing disclosure, covering reception, answering phones, assisting our legal secretaries and supporting the office, copying, collating and filing legal documents.

As a key team member at PDS, you will have access to a successful three-month induction programme for PDS administration staff.  You will also be able to attend monthly training sessions.

Joining Tāhū o te Ture – the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It’s important to us that our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work. We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.

Salary will depend on skills and experience and commences at $43,016. The full salary band for this role is 
$43,016 – $54,336.

Click APPLY and complete the application form, attaching your CV and cover letter on our career’s page. Applications close on Sunday 5 April 2020.

If you have any questions please contact recruitment@justice.govt.nz