Legal Officer Grade I-III

REQ137855 Requisition #

Role Title: Legal Officer Grade I-III
Role Classification:  Legal Officer Grade I-III
Remuneration:  $66,198.00 - $112,212.00 pa plus superannuation and annual leave loading
Hours per Week: 35
Requisition ID:  REQ137855

Employment TypeTemporary Full Time (Up to 2 years)

Location: St Leonards

Closing Date: 11:59pm 22 November 2019

About this role
Join our dynamic team of lawyers in the Ministry of Health’s Legal & Regulatory Services Branch.  The legal team at the Ministry of Health provides legal services to the public health system, the NSW Ministry of Health and Health portfolio Ministers on all areas of law affecting the operation of the NSW health system.  This frequently involves giving advice directly to public health organisations and staff who work within the public health system, including advice on an urgent basis or subject to pressing operational timeframes.

What you'll be doing

This is a generalist role in a government sector organisation that will involve giving advice on a range of legal and policy areas and provide exposure to a diverse range legal content knowledge on a day to day basis, including commercial law, regulatory and administrative law, legislation and litigation.

Need more information?

  1. Click here for the Role Description
  2. Find out more about applying for this position
  3. All applicants must attach your CV (no more than 5 pages) and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages)
  4. A recruitment pool may be created for future vacancies
  5. Please note that you cannot apply for this role using iworkfornsw, please click here to access the advert through the Health Career Portal.

For role related queries or questions contact Dean Bell, Director Legal and Deputy General Counsel, on 9391 9601 or

If you require any reasonable adjustments please contact Hana Maalla at


To apply for this position, please attach to your application:

  1. An up-to-date CV of no more than 5 pages, which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role
  2. A cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) outlining how your skills and experience match this position

Our Commitment to Diversity

The Ministry of Health values diversity and is committed to building an inclusive workplace culture that reflects the community we serve. We encourage applications from diverse community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for employment in these roles you must be one of the following: 

  • an Australian Citizen, or
  • a permanent resident of Australia, or
  • a New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand Passport, or
  • a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia

You can only be offered employment in this role for the duration that your current visa allows you to work in Australia, and you can only be offered ongoing employment if you have a permanent visa that allows you to work in Australia.


To learn more about working at the Ministry of Health, please visit our career portal.


Applications Close: 11:59pm 22 November 2019

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