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January

Administration Assistant - Abuse Law

Shine Lawyers - Melbourne, VIC

Legal
Source: uWorkin

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JOB DESCRIPTION

The Team
We are proud to have a motivated and expert team assisting primarily survivors of abuse. This dedicated team of experts collectively possess over 90 years of experience in abuse law, providing legal advice and guidance to survivors of abuse, standing as a voice for clients, and helping them access justice and acknowledgement for the wrongdoing they have suffered, whilst handling our clients' claims with empathy, and a willingness to think creatively.

The Role
We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Administration Assistant to join us on a full time, permanent basis, to support our busy, dedicated Abuse Law team, based in our Melbourne office. This is an ideal role for a law student, who is able to work full time, to gain experience in a busy firm.

This role proactively provides chargeable and non-chargeable support and assistant to our legal team with general administrative duties, in order to obtain maximum compensation from clients from file opening to closure. Note that this role requires a high level of interpersonal sensitivity, due to the subject matter involved.

Please note that remote onboarding opportunities exist during this time.

Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Providing administrative support to members of the legal team
  • Managing phone calls, and meeting and greeting clients
  • Typing, amending and production of documents
  • Diary and travel management
  • Handling telephone enquiries and occasionally liaising with clients
  • General file management
  • Processing of account requests, banking and archiving
  • General office administration as required (including telephone calls, mail requirements, photocopying, filing, stationery requirements, office purchases etc.)
Required skills
  • Demonstrated experience in an administration focused role, preferably in a professional services environment, is essential
  • Fast and accurate typing skills, with Intermediate Word and Excel skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills, with a customer service focus
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and keen interest to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Experience in a legal firm, or study in the legal field, is highly favourable, but not essential for success

What we offer
An ASX-listed organisation, committed to shining a light on injustice, and making the world a better place, one client at a time. Our search is for like-minded people, passionate about giving a voice to those who would otherwise be unheard, and putting the client at the heart of all they do. We offer:
  • Opportunity to reach your potential via clear career pathways
  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
  • A progressive and supportive working environment, not afraid to pioneer new ways
We look forward to receiving your application.