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Senior Assist Coordinator (357178)


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Source: uWorkin

Source: uWorkin


We encourage applications from Indigenous Australians, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, mature age workers and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTIQ+) people.

The Department of Justice supports reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants with disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

3 April 2021 until 30 June 2022.

Hours per fortnight

58.8 hours - flexible options available.


  • Co-ordinate the provision of advice, assistance and referrals by the Senior Assist team State-wide as required with a focus on preventing and responding to elder abuse.
  • Provide higher level legal advice and assistance to Senior Assist clients and Tasmania Legal Aid colleagues.
  • Liaise and continue to build collaborations with stakeholders and service providers about policy and Program activities and initiatives.
  • Report as required on Senior Assist services to funders.
  • Participate in service development and provision of Community Legal Education in relation to Program activities and initiatives.
  • Perform such other legal professional work as may reasonably be directed from time to time.

Essential Requirements

  • Admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania
  • Current Tasmanian Registration Working with Vulnerable People (Registration Status-Employment)

Desirable Requirements

  • Practice experience of the law and legal procedures as applicable in Tasmania
  • Experience in dealing with older people and their legal issues
  • Current Motor Vehicle Driver’s Licence

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 Statement of Duties (357178) Senior Assist Coordinator (February 2021).docx

 Statement of Duties (357178) Senior Assist Coordinator (February 2021).pdf

 Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.docx

 Information for Applicants (DOJ) Short Form Application.pdf

 FAQs Short Form Application.docx

 FAQs Short Form Application.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 1-2 page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

Please apply online by clicking the blue 'Apply Now' button.

Refer to the 'Information for Applicants (DOJ)' document for further information. Please note, attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Department of Justice Recruitment Team on (03) 6165 4946.

For more information

Sarah Campbell
Civil Law Manager
(03) 6236 3800