Legal Secretary, Public Defence Service (PDS) - Wellington
Te āhuatunga a te tūranga / About the Role
We are looking for a full-time Legal Secretary to join our team in our Wellington Office. We are a collegial and professional office with around 28 legal and support staff.
You will be joining an experienced and supportive team who have a genuine interest in sharing knowledge and supporting one another in an enjoyable, busy and sometimes challenging environment, while working in an interesting criminal defence environment.
As a legal secretary you are responsible for ensure the PDS legal team are supported in a professional, effective and efficient manner.
You will have a proactive approach to the provision of legal secretarial and general office and administration services, while identifying opportunities to enhance service delivery.
Mō te tīma / About our Team
The Public Defence Service (PDS) is New Zealand's largest criminal law practice, providing high quality legal advice and representation in a full range of criminal cases.
Aimed at helping people access justice, the PDS promotes the MOJ values of respect, integrity, service and the delivery of excellent service to its clients.
Joining the Ministry of Justice means you will become part of an inclusive organisation that values you and the communities we serve.
It's our promise to ensure our workplace is one where our people feel healthy and safe, supported and able to be themselves at work.
We value respect as the foundation for building a positive workplace culture and one where diversity is welcomed and celebrated.
He pūkenga tou / Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will need to be :
As a key team member at the PDS you will have access to a very successful three month induction programme designed specifically for PDS administration staff.