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Legal Support Assistant

NZ Ministry of Justice
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Accounting & finance
Auckland City
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Job Description

Legal Support Assistant Part time 32 Hours per week AUCKLAND

• Supportive and positive team

• Interesting criminal defence environment

• Excellent professional development and training opportunities 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 central Auckland office for 32 hours a week.  We are a team of around 35 staff, both legal and support. It is a friendly and collegial team delivering professional services in a busy environment.

To be successful in this role you will need to be:

• Well presented, with great customer service focus

• Excellent phone manner and communication skills

• a self-starter with proven initiative, common sense and enthusiasm

• a team player

• very organised

• keen to learn about the world of criminal defence law

You will have a range of responsibilities including covering reception, answering phones, assisting our legal secretaries and supporting the office, copying, collating and filing legal documents.

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

Salary will depend on skills and experience and commences from $37,500 (85% of band)

APPLY and complete the application form, attaching your CV and cover letter.  Applications close on 24 May 2018.

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