<a href= Legal Jobs Daily Closing Date: 13/05/2008 12pm
• Youth Justice
• Ongoing professional development
• Social development environment
The Legal Services Group is a motivated and highly professional group that provides timely, high quality legal advice and advocacy services to the Ministry. It is one of the largest legal teams in the country.
The primary focus of this position is to provide advice, assistance and training to the Central Region of Child Youth and Family concerning youth justice.
We are looking for a person who is pragmatic and solutions focused and who will show initiative and judgement. An ability to develop and maintain successful client relationships is essential. A practising certificate and driver licence are necessary.
You will have an existing knowledge of the youth justice and care and protection and provisions of the Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act and an understanding of the policy and practice issues relevant to the Ministry’s business.
This position offers the successful applicant considerable client contact, work/life balance and the opportunity to make a difference. There is also the ability to move primary work areas over time, providing considerable opportunities for professional development.
To obtain a position description or to apply online, please visit our website www.msd.govt.nz/careers and follow the online process to upload your resume, covering letter and complete the online application form. Enquiries can be directed to Carmen Allnutt on 04 9163684 or email [email protected]
Applications close 12 noon, Tuesday 13th May 2008.