Lawyer - Will Writer

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Department: State Trustees Limited
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Legal
Classification: CL3AEA
Work Location: Melbourne - Southern Metro
Reference: VG/PRS/1291254E2
Closing Date: 25-Jan-2018
Salary Range: $75,048 - $98,022
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Lawyer Will Writer PD.pdf (PDF, 377KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Recruitment Team

Position Details

  • Dandenong location
  • Salary $84,292 (pro rata) plus super
  • Part-time 4 days a week 
  • Help protect the vulnerable and uphold the legacy of Victorians
  • Applications close 25 January 2018

About the Company

State Trustees is a state government owned company that plays an important role in building awareness and educating the community to protect the legacy and financial affairs of Victorians - we believe every Victorian deserves to live on, that's why we exist.

We have an uncompromisingly client-focused working environment that is supportive, inclusive and team-oriented.  We employ approximately 400 people from a range of backgrounds and industries enabling us to provide administration, trustee and estate related services - as well as, the State's community services obligations, for the public benefit, often in circumstances where no other provider will meet their needs.

We make a difference in the lives of Victorians by providing an empathetic, dedicated and client centric service - the best interests of our clients are at the heart of everything we do.

About the Role

We have an excellent part-time opportunity, four days per week, for an experienced Lawyer - Will Writer with a current Victorian Practicing Certificate to join our Client Legal team. The purpose of this position is to take client instruction, prepare and execute Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney (EPA), whilst promoting the benefits of State Trustees as Executor.

You will be responsible for cross-selling State Trustees' Estate Planning services and broader organisational services where appropriate. In addition you will be involved in our Regional Visitation and Home Visitation programs.

Role Requirements

To be successful you will need to demonstrate paralegal experience in dealing with complex will, estate and succession matters. You will have the ability to prepare commercial standard correspondence and possess well developed professional communication skills with an intermediate skill level across the Microsoft Office suite. Experience with Chameleon will writing software will be highly regarded.

Please note a current Victorian practicing certificate is a mandatory requirement for this role.

Employee Benefits

State Trustees offers a range of employee benefits; including career development, health and well-being programs, flexible working conditions, education assistance, purchased leave, an employee assistance program, reward and recognition program, free will preparation, retailer discounts, charitable workplace giving and an employee social club. However most importantly, you will be part of an organisation that is committed to delivering a public benefit to the Victorian community.

Watch our video on why we are a great organisation to work for and why you should consider joining State Trustees by copying this link in your browser; State Trustees - Our People (YouTube)

How to Apply

Click the Apply button to commence the application process. In your application, please address the “Knowledge, skill and experience requirements” section in the attached Job Specification.

Employment at State Trustees is conditional upon satisfactory Criminal History Check and Anti Money Laundering Check.

State Trustees is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to fairness, diversity and respect. As such, State Trustees will respond to requests for reasonable adjustments from applicants with disabilities.

State Trustees strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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