Paralegal Officer, Professional Services Team 202808

Paralegal Officer, Professional Services Team

Temporary full-time maternity leave replacement

$85,774.00 per annum + 12 RDOs + 5 weeks annual leave

+ Christmas shut down


The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) in association with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation New South Wales Branch (ANMF NSW Branch) seeks a Paralegal Officer to join our Professional Services Team on a temporary full-time maternity leave replacement.


In this role you will:

  • Assist the Legal Officers of the Professional Services Team in their day to day activities
  • Provide high quality, professional, accurate and timely services to our members as instructed by Legal Officers and Manager
  • Create and maintain quality systems and processes which assist the work of the Legal Officers.(In collaboration with Legal Officers and Manager)
  • Ensure the smooth running of the administrative functions of the Legal Services within the Professional Services Team.


To be considered for this role you require:


Selection criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in an administrative or legal position and experience working within a team
  • Strong and demonstrable paralegal experience and knowledge
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Demonstrate initiative and the ability to work proactively
  • Exceptional attention to detail, spelling and grammatical skills
  • Demonstrate fast and accurate typing i.e. 60+ wpm from dictation and written copy
  • Organisational skills that are demonstrated by the smooth operation of the administrative functions of the team
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills that are evidenced by a clear, concise, open manner of communicating with other internal and external stakeholders.
  • An ability to manage a diverse workload and to work to deadlines.
  • An ability to manage competing interests
  • Proven ability to record information accurately by keeping up to date records and files
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary information technology systems and proven competence in the use of Microsoft programs
  • Ability to maintain positive professional relationships and has a clear understanding of confidentiality
  • Demonstrated initiative and motivation and ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • An ability to work cohesively within a team
  • Has a positive attitude toward change within the workplace
  • An ability to achieve positive outcomes by using a proactive rather than a reactive approach to your own workload management
  • A philosophy that trade unionism has a legitimate role in society.


To apply for this position online - http://www.nswnma.asn.au/paralegal-officer-professional-services-team/

Your application must briefly address each point of the selection criteria found in the Paralegal Officer position description - http://www.nswnma.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Assistant-Legal-Officer-Paralegal-Professional-Services-PD.pdf


Applications close Sunday, 19 November 2017.


NSWNMA/ANMF NSW Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer and fosters a diverse workplace.

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NSW Nurses & Midwives' Association

Closing Date

Sunday, November 19, 2017 –
Monday, November 20, 2017

Closing Time

11:59 PM


50 O'Dea Ave
Waterloo, NSW 2017

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Contact Name

Employee Relations Nswnma

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(02) 8595 1234

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