Employment

Joining commUnity+ gives you the opportunity to develop your career while using your energy and skills to make a difference in the lives of people living in our community.

We currently employ more than 100 people in a range of roles in our Education, Legal, Family and Corporate Service programs.

We have a strong focus on providing flexible working arrangements and internal career development opportunities. 

Financial benefits

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits program
  • Salary packaging options, with up to $15,900 per annum tax-free
  • Generous salary packaging on meals and entertainment

Career development

  • Training to support career development
  • Vacancies are advertised internally

Work environment

  • A supportive, positive and energetic team environment
  • Work/life balance options, including flexible working arrangements

Current Positions

Administration Officer – Legal Program

  • Are you passionate about working within the Community Legal Sector?
  • Opportunity to build your expertise in law within a dynamic multidisciplinary organisation
  • Part-time position with salary packaging benefits on offer

Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre (BMCLC) is a program of Comm Unity Plus and provides free legal services, advice, referrals and community legal education. BMCLC services one of the fastest growing and most culturally diverse regions in Melbourne and has offices in St. Albans and Melton. BMCLC is experiencing significant growth and has recently restructured to support strategic organisational development and the effective delivery of legal support to vulnerable people in the Melton and Brimbank areas.

BMCLC has a burgeoning family law practice that involves a diverse range of sub-practice areas, with particular demand for our assistance in relation to property and parenting disputes.

 About the Position

Reporting to the Family Law Lead, the Administration Officer (legal program), will be responsible for delivering high quality customer service, office coordination and managing client appointments in a timely manner for Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre, a program of CommUnity+.

The Administration Officer will provide administrative support to ensure the program delivers quality services and meets all compliance requirements. This role will make sure that accurate information is shared with clients and all relevant databases are maintained securely and in a timely manner.

 Key Selection Criteria

  • Certificate III or higher qualification in a relevant discipline or studying towards a Bachelor of Law, Juris Doctor and/or relevant experience working in a legal context
  • Demonstrated ability to verbally communicate effectively with a wide range of people, including staff, other professionals, a range of stakeholders and community members.
  • Time management and organisational skills to perform diverse customer service and administrative duties with the ability to prioritise and plan work to meet timelines
  • Ability to provide a high standard of customer service to members of the community, clients, internal and external stakeholders, and other agencies.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team and to apply initiative in solving problems with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer literacy with Microsoft software e.g. Word, Outlook, Publisher, Power-Point, Microsoft Team, Access & Excel to create own correspondence and documents, and experience using online meeting platforms such as Zoom.
  • High level of professionalism, commitment, and interest in working with individuals from diverse and disadvantaged communities on social justice issue
  • Applicants must hold valid Working with Children Check and Police check or the ability to obtain the same.

 Additionally, experience in office administration in CLC context, and a current Drivers’ License and the ability to travel between offices, would be desirable for this role.

 We are a friendly and supportive team committed to delivering a high standard of service in a flexible working environment.

 To Apply:  

Please forward your application via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., using the subject line: Administration Officer – Legal Program 

Applications must include a cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and key accountabilities, and a current resume

Please download a copy of the Position Description here. 

Applications close on Friday 19 November 2021. For further information or a confidential discussion, please call Sara Taylor on (03) 8592 9077.

community+ is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.