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Senior Legal Adviser - Aged Care & Disability

  • 502527
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Full Time

The role

We’re looking for a Senior Legal Adviser - Aged Care & Disability to join the corporate Legal team of 9 other lawyers (based in Australia and London), preferably in central Sydney but who could be based at one of our other offices around Australia on a permanent, full-time basis. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as a trusted business partner to APM’s Aged Care & Disability business
  • Helping the business navigate the complex regulatory and ethical requirements of working in the Aged Care & Disability sectors
  • Assisting in negotiation with and helping to drive change to meet policy and strategic imperatives for our government funders
  • Reviewing and advising on commercial contracts that support and benefit the Disability & Aged Care business
  • Assisting with and integrating acquisitions in these sectors.

To be considered, you will ideally have:

  • Admission to practise in a jurisdiction in Australia or the Commonwealth;
  • Experience working with a disability services provider, aged care services provider, in the health / allied health sector, or in government or at a law firm with a good understanding of the issues facing those sectors
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and an ability to prioritise workload based on business need
  • Commercial contracting experience would also be highly desirable

This role would suit lawyers with at least 6 years post qualification experience (PQE), but we would consider other applicants from outside this range.

What APM can offer you:

  • A friendly work environment with a great team who is proud of APM’s diverse culture.
  • Chance to be part of a growing business and make a difference to the lives of people living with disability or receiving aged care services.
  • A competitive salary in line with market rates
  • Great quality legal work, with a high degree of autonomy but with support from a high performing team
  • Vehicle salary sacrifice options (subject to conditions)
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Training, career progression and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements, where agreed with the General Counsel
  • The feeling of knowing the work you do makes a positive difference to thousands of people each day.

About APM Group

We’re a diverse team of over 9,000 people across 11 countries with a shared purpose - to enable better lives. Our purpose is the common thread that lives in everything we do, and it starts with enabling better lives for our employees and their families too.

Our work enables the people we serve to realise their ambitions and aspirations through sustainable employment, independence, better health and wellbeing, and increased social participation.

When you join APM, there’s an opportunity to grow your career in Human Services, across multiple global brands and geographies. You can expect a great work-life balance, extensive learning opportunities, networking programs and employee benefits. But most of all you can expect to make a lasting impact on the lives of others, who rely on our services. 

At APM we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures including indigenous peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with a disability.

If this sounds like you, please click on the APPLY button or visit our careers website at careers.apm.net.au. For a confidential discussion, please call Jemma on 0427 107 195.

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