Part-time members of the Board of the Legal Aid Commission of NSW nominated by Unions NSW - Public Service Association

Part-time members of the Board of the Legal Aid Commission of NSW nominated by Unions NSW

Part-time members Board of the Legal Aid Commission (PDF version)

Legal Aid NSW is responsible for providing legal aid and other legal services to socially and economically disadvantaged people across NSW.

The Attorney General is seeking a nomination from Unions NSW for a part-time member of the Board of the Legal Aid Commission for a term not exceeding three years.

Unions NSW has invited the PSA to recommend a suitable nominee. The PSA has asked the Departmental Committee to undertake a process to select a person to recommend for nomination.

The Departmental Committee invites applications from suitably qualified people.

Criteria: Applicants should be persons with a background of experience and involvement in workplace issues and an appreciation of the needs of employees at Legal Aid NSW. They should have a commitment to union principles and social justice. Experience as a participant in policy making and strategy oriented to legal services employment issues, would be an advantage. Knowledge of contemporary workplace issues such as mentally healthy workplaces and public sector employment law would also be advantageous.

A profile of the Legal Aid NSW workforce is available from the 2014-2015 Annual Report.

Enquiries: Ms Kirsten Cameron, A/Secretary, Public Service Association of NSW Departmental Committee, Legal Aid NSW, (02) 9219 5147.

To apply please send an application of 2 pages or less in Word or PDF addressing the above selection criteria, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees to psa@legalaid.nsw.gov.au.

The Legal Aid NSW Departmental Committee has resolved that due to issues of conflict, staff employed on an ongoing basis at Legal Aid NSW are ineligible to apply.

Applications must be received by 8.30am on 7 March 2016.

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