Duty Lawyer Supervisor - Tauranga at NZ Ministry of Justice, Bay of Plenty
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Public Defence Service (PDS) - Tauranga
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the Role
Are you an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer with recent Duty Lawyer experience? If so, we are looking for someone just like you to help lead the Duty Lawyer Service at the Tauranga District Court.
This is a satisfying role which our Duty Lawyer Supervisors enjoy undertaking. You will report to the Senior Duty Lawyer Supervisor Northern and work closely with the Deputy Senior Duty Lawyer Supervisor.
The position is full time but a combination of part time appointments will be considered. Please indicate your preference for full or part time in your application.
He pūkenga tou / Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role, you must be passionate about criminal justice issues and:
- Be qualified to practise law in New Zealand
- Have Provider Approval Level 1 or above, as well as Duty Lawyer Approval
- Have proven credibility with Judges, peers and others in the legal community
- Be comfortable as part of a team who support and rely on one another
- Enjoy sharing legal expertise and exchanging ideas
- Have empathy and the ability to relate to a wide range of people.
Mō te tīma / About our Team
The Public Defence Service (PDS) is part of the Ministry of Justice and the wider justice sector. The Ministry provides centralised business services, infrastructure and support to the work of the PDS.
The PDS provides high quality legal advice and representation in a full range of criminal cases. Aimed at helping people access justice, the PDS promotes the Ministry's values of respect, integrity, service and the delivery of excellent service to its clients.
As a PDS employee, you will have access to a well-designed and embedded national training programme, professional development and opportunities to attend conferences, along with access to a professional supervision programme.
Joining the Ministry of Justice also means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve. It's our promise to ensure 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 and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
Tono mai/How to Apply
To apply, click the Apply button below to be directed to our Careers Website. You can view a detailed position description here, as well as complete an online application form by attaching your CV and cover letter. Please indicate your preference for full or part time in your application.
The appointing salary for this role will be between $120,868 and $157,839 based on skills and experience.
Applications close on 14 February 2023.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Employer:||NZ Ministry of Justice|
|Location:||Bay of Plenty|
|Category:||Legal & courts|
|Attachment:||PD PDS Duty Lawyer Supervisor.pdf (PDF, 149KB)
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