The Port Shepstone Local Office – Land Rights Management Unit is delighted to extend an invitation to qualified individuals to apply for the Paralegal Vacancy. This role offers a unique opportunity to join our team and contribute significantly to the field of land rights management.

Paralegal Vacancy Overview

  • Reference: Ports/Par-LRM/31/05/2024
  • Position: Paralegal – Land Rights Management Unit
  • Post: Internal & External Re-Advertisement
  • Location: Port Shepstone Local Office
  • Salary: Level 6 (R252,834.00) plus benefits p/a
  • Closing date: 19 June 2024

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Paralegal Support: Assist the office’s legal team by offering paralegal services to individuals eligible for legal aid.
  • Address Non-Litigious Issues: Identify and resolve legal matters that do not require litigation.
  • Identify Litigious Cases: Recognize legal cases that require litigation and refer them to legal practitioners for further handling.
  • Manage Legal Administration: Take charge of administrative tasks related to legal processes.
  • Maintain Client Database: Ensure the accuracy and currency of information in the client database.
  • Conduct Client Interviews: Interview individuals seeking legal assistance to gather relevant information.
  • Assist with Form Completion: Aid clients in completing necessary legal forms accurately and comprehensively.

Required Competencies (Skills, Knowledge, and Attributes):

  • Educational Qualifications: Possession of a National Senior Certificate (Matric) and completion of a 1-year paralegal qualification.
  • Computer Proficiency: Ability to effectively use computer applications and software.
  • Experience in Land Rights: Previous experience in handling matters related to land rights.
  • Attention to Detail: Strong ability to focus on accuracy and precision in work tasks.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Capacity to engage and build relationships effectively across various levels.
  • Communication Skills: Exceptional verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Driver’s License: Possession of a valid, unendorsed Code 8 driver’s license is advantageous

Land Rights Management Unit – Paralegal Application process:

  • Submission Requirement: Applicants must submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae demonstrating practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies as advertised.

Submission Options:

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their detailed curriculum vitae, demonstrating practical application of the position outputs and the required competencies, by the deadline of 19 June 2024. Applicants should ensure to include reference number PORTS/PAR-LRM/31/05/2024 in the subject line of their submission to KZNRecruit [at] legal-aid.co.za or apply conveniently online at www.legal-aid.co.za.

The Port Shepstone Local Office – Land Rights Management Unit eagerly anticipates welcoming qualified individuals who are eager to contribute to our mission.

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