NO/RW/27/05/2022 National Office – Report Writer

REF: NO/RW/27/05/2022

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

REPORT WRITER

NATIONAL OFFICE (NATIONAL OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT)  

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Braamfontein.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Become a resource partner to the Provinces, Local Offices and National Office Departments, under the management of the Data Unit Manager.
  • Efficient compilation of daily, monthly, quarterly and annual delivery and other operational statistical reports from the existing Legal Aid SA databases on behalf of the Data Unit Manager.
  • Assist in the development/design and implement data collection tools/software, under the leadership of the Data Unit Manager, to efficiently extract information from decentralised Legal Aid SA offices for national consolidation using web-based designs.
  • Provide day-to-day support to users in respect of the above.
  • Assist in the maintenance of the dynamic lookup tables on Legal Aid SA’s computer system.
  • Refine and maintain the National Operations Department’s database and develop reports as required.
  • Ensure the efficient and effective sharing of information.
  • Compile any other relevant reports for the Data Unit Manager as required.
  • Play an active role in monitoring and analysing existing and newly developed systems as well as reports to identify shortcomings and ensure data integrity.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of Business Intelligence tools.
  • Develop own effectiveness in the Data Unit environment.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • A recognised Grade 12 certificate plus a three (3) year tertiary qualification (computer qualification preferable).
  • Two (2) years relevant work experience within a complex organisation.
  • Experience that would assist the incumbent in driving a service excellence mindset.
  • Experience in monitoring and reporting.
  • A sophisticated collaborative style is advantageous.

SALARY: R477,090.00 (plus benefits) per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 14 June 2022, quoting the reference number NO/RW/27/05/2022 in the subject line to Recruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Siphesihle Molefe, Tel: 011 877 2000

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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ULU/SLP/27/5/2022 Ulundi Satellite Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Criminal

REF: ULU/SLP/27/5/2022

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CRIMINAL

VRYHEID LOCAL OFFICE – ULUNDI SATELLITE OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based at the Legal Aid SA Ulundi Satellite Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring for and coaching of Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in criminal matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up to date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven years’ post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

Salary Package: SU – 1 R859,749.00 all-inclusive package per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 14 June 2022, quoting the reference number ULU/SLP/27/5/2022 in the subject line to KZNRercuit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Sebolelo Diradingwe, Tel: 034 989 8300

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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VRE/OA/27/5/2022 Vredendal Local Office – Office Assistant

REF: VRE/OA/27/5/2022

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

OFFICE ASSISTANT

VREDENDAL LOCAL OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Vredendal, at the Legal Aid SA Vredendal Local Office.

POSITION PURPOSE

To create a clean physical environment and render office services as and when required.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Serve Legal Practitioners and other Local Office staff by providing excellent office support services such as messenger duties.
  • Ensure that reports and documentation are sent/delivered to the right people, timeously.
  • Maintain an incoming/outgoing fax register per the required format.
  • Incoming mail handled in accordance with Legal Aid SA administrative procedures.
  • All documentation to be correctly/accurately filed.
  • Switchboard to be manned at all times and proper telephone etiquette to be adhered to at all times.
  • Daily collection and posting of mail.
  • Transporting Legal Aid SA staff members to courts/Provincial or National Office as per Legal Aid SA relevant Transport/Fleet Management policy/procedures.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • A recognised Grade 12 Certificate.
  • A valid driver’s licence.

Basic Salary: Level 4 (R147,459.00) plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 10 June 2022, quoting the reference number VRE/OA/27/5/2022 in the subject line to WCNCRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Jenifer Riddles, Tel: 027 201 1030

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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SAP/NO/20/05/2022 National Office – Systems Analyst Programmer (K2 Developer)

REF: SAP/NO/20/05/2022

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

SYSTEMS ANALYST PROGRAMMER (K2 DEVELOPER)

NATIONAL OFFICE – BRAAMFONTEIN

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Braamfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Interpret, specify and provide solutions to business and information needs in respect of system development.
  • Produce functional and/or technical specifications based on determined user needs.
  • Use industry-standard techniques and methodologies in acquiring client requirements.
  • Ensure all functional/technical/programme testing is carried out and a log of test results is maintained, in accordance with IS Software Change Management Policy.
  • Obtain sign-off from clients according to functional/technical specifications.
  • Monitor, track and report on project progress.
  • Liaise with various administrators to co-ordinate the tracking of incidents and change requests.
  • Manage own development and efficiency in the IS environment.
  • Provide 2nd line Application Support.
  • Expected to work extended hours when the need arises.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant working experience in an Information Technology (IT) field.
  • A recognised Grade 12 certificate plus a three (3) year tertiary qualification or equivalent.
  • K2 BlackPearl or K2 Five certification.

Programming Skills

  • 5 years or more in Microsoft.NET C# (ASP.NET, MVC, WCF, Windows Forms, et cetera).
  • 3 years or more in Design and Develop K2 workflows, SmartForms, Views and Smart Objects.
  • 2 years or more in SharePoint Development (SharePoint 2013 or higher).
  • 2 years or more in Microsoft SQL 2014 or higher.

Skills and Knowledge

  • In-depth knowledge of systems programming and business processes.
  • Ability to create and implement innovative solutions.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and negotiate effectively for problem resolution.
  • Highly motivated and dependable.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal inputs/supervision.
  • Ability to transfer skills.
  • Effective working relationship with the IS team.
  • Excellent analytical skills, business acumen and the ability to deal with ambiguity and meet demanding deadlines and manage projects.
  • Experience integrating with SAP using K2 Connect is a plus.
  • Experience with Agile or Agile-based development methodologies is preferred.

Salary Package: R882,042.00 all-inclusive package per annum (Level 12)

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 07 June 2022, quoting the reference number SAP/NO/20/05/2022 in the subject line to recruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Eulender Mafolo, Tel: 011 877 2000

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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WIT/SLP/20/05/2022 Witbank Local Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Civil

REF: WIT/SLP/20/05/2022

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL                                                      

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT                                                    

WITBANK LOCAL OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in eMalahleni.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring and coaching for Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in civil matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up to date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven years’ post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

Salary Package: SU – 1 R859,749.00 all-inclusive package per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 07 June 2022, quoting the reference number WIT/SLP-CIV/20/05/2022 in the subject line to LMPRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to: Priscilla Nwandule, Tel: 014 717 4977

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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LIC/LP2-CIV/20/05/2022 Lichtenburg Local Office – Legal Practitioner – Civil Level 2

REF: LIC/LP2-CIV/20/05/2022

LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CIVIL LEVEL 2                        

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

LICHTENBURG LOCAL OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Lichtenburg.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Provide civil legal aid to the poor in the coverage area of the unit.
  • Handling of complex civil matters.
  • Supervise and guide civil Candidate Attorneys and Paralegals.
  • Assist in providing support and assistance to civil sections of the office in the designated cluster.
  • Represent women, children and vulnerable landless people in all civil matters.
  • Perform office administration.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • Admitted Attorney/Advocate (the latter must have completed pupilage successfully at an institution recognised by Legal Aid SA).
  • LLB or B Proc degree.
  • At least five years’ post-admission civil experience.
  • Right of appearance in the High Court.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Strong analytical ability and excellent communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Self-development orientation.
  • A valid driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: R518,088.00 plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 07 June 2022, quoting the reference number LIC/LP2-CIV/20/05/2022 in the subject line to FSNWRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Anita Boshoff, Tel: 018 632 7600

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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MTH/PAR/20/05/2022 Lusikisiki Satellite Office – Paralegal

REF: MTH/PAR/20/05/2022

PARALEGAL

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

MTHATHA LOCAL OFFICE – LUSIKISIKI SATELLITE OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based at the Lusikisiki Satellite Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to Legal Practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • Matric and a 1-year Paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 8 driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: Level 6 (R211,713.00) plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 06 June 2022, quoting the reference number MTH/PAR/20/05/2022 in the subject line to ECRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Raymond Marawu, Tel: 047 501 4600

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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MTH/PAR/20/05/2022 Bizana Satellite Office – Paralegal

REF: MTH/PAR/20/05/2022

PARALEGAL

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL ADVERTISEMENT

MTHATHA LOCAL OFFICE – BIZANA SATELLITE OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based at the Bizana Satellite Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to Legal Practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • Matric and a 1-year Paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 8 driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: Level 6 (R211,713.00) plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 06 June 2022, quoting the reference number MTH/PAR/20/05/2022 in the subject line to ECRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Raymond Marawu, Tel: 047 501 4600

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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NEL/SLP-CRIM/13/5/2022 Bushbuckridge Satellite Office – Supervisory Legal Practitioner – Criminal

REF: NEL/SLP-CRIM/13/5/2022

SUPERVISORY LEGAL PRACTITIONER – CRIMINAL

INTERNAL & EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

NELSPRUIT LOCAL OFFICE – BUSHBUCKRIDGE SATELLITE OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based at the Legal Aid SA Bushbuckridge Satellite Office.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Train, supervise and guide Candidate Attorneys.
  • Co-ordinate legal training at the office.
  • Provide individual mentoring for and coaching of Legal Practitioners and Candidate Attorneys.
  • Assess the quality of the files and work performed by Candidate Attorneys and Legal Practitioners daily.
  • Assist the Head of Office with quality assessments.
  • Monitor case flow management of Legal Practitioners, Candidate Attorneys and Judicare practitioners at court.
  • Assess the quality of Judicare work.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of work performed by Co-operation Partners.
  • Legal representation in criminal matters.
  • Ensure that the law library at the office is up to date and adequate.

COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ATTRIBUTES) REQUIRED

  • B Proc or LLB.
  • Admitted attorney.
  • At least seven years’ post-admission legal experience.
  • Experience as a Senior Legal Practitioner or equivalent preferable.
  • Legal Quality Assurance score of not less than 90%.
  • Must be able to mentor and supervise.
  • Legal representation and litigation skills.
  • Human rights orientation.
  • A commitment to professionalism and service excellence.
  • A valid code 08 driver’s licence compulsory.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Good administrative skills.
  • Strong training and development skills.

Salary Package: SU – 1 R859,749.00 all-inclusive package per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 31 May 2022, quoting the reference number NEL/SLP-CRIM/13/5/2022 in the subject line to LMPRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Theophelus Shange, Tel: 013 756 4500 

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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BLM/PAR-RD/13/5/2022 Bloemfontein Local Office – Paralegal – Remand Detainee

REF: BLM/PAR-RD/13/5/2022

PARALEGAL – REMAND DETAINEE

INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL RE-ADVERTISEMENT

BLOEMFONTEIN LOCAL OFFICE

Legal Aid SA is a National Public Entity; a key contributor to South Africa’s constitutional democracy, providing quality legal services to indigent and vulnerable persons. The organisation has a national footprint in all nine provinces. Legal Aid SA is a credible employer of choice, boasting Top Employer SA accreditation for 13 consecutive years. We offer an exciting Employee Value Proposition with opportunities for development, career growth and an inspiring workplace.

Applications are invited from persons interested to fill the above-mentioned position. The incumbent will be appointed on a permanent basis. The position is based in Bloemfontein.

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Support the office’s legal staff by providing paralegal services to people qualifying for legal aid.
  • Identify and solve matters that are not of a litigious nature.
  • Identify cases of a litigious nature and hand over to Legal Practitioners.
  • Handle legal administration.
  • Keep the client database up to date.
  • Conduct interviews with people applying for legal assistance.
  • Assist clients with the completion of forms.

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ATTRIBUTES)

  • Matric and a 1-year Paralegal qualification.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written).
  • A valid unendorsed code 8 driver’s licence is an advantage.

Basic Salary: Level 6 (R211,713.00) plus benefits per annum

A detailed curriculum vitae reflecting practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised must be submitted by close of business on 31 May 2022, quoting the reference number BLM/PAR-RD/13/5/2022 in the subject line to FSNWRecruit@legal-aid.co.za or apply online at www.legal-aid.co.za 

Enquiries to Ntsatsi Motaung, Tel: 051 447 9915

The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of Legal Aid SA. It is Legal Aid SA’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Legal Aid SA reserves the right to withdraw posts or not to make an appointment, if by doing so, the interests of Legal Aid SA will be best served.

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