Residential Conveyancing Department Manager

Recruiter
Acorn Recruitment And Training
Location
Braunton
Salary
£30,000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Residential Conveyancing Department
£30K- £45K (DOE)
North Devon

Our client, one of the leading local independent firm of lawyers and solicitors is looking for an experienced Residential Conveyancer to lead their small and friendly residential conveyancing department on a permanent basis. Our client has an excellent reputation and offer excellent prospects to advance the right candidates career.

The suitable candidate…

*Experience within a similar role
*Proven ability to lead a department
*Highly organised and possess managerial skills
*FILEX or Solicitor
*PQE experience

The role…

*To supervise the residential conveyancing department and undertake fee earning work
*To act as the supervisor for a small team of residential conveyancers
*To contribute to the development of the practice
*To manage all client work allocated by the relevant supervisor in accordance with the procedures and quality standards contained in the practice's office manual
*To ensure that all client work is processed competently and that the client is regularly informed about the process and on costs.
*To ensure that high standards of customer care are delivered at all times
*To ensure the confidentially and security of all documentation and information of the practice and clients
*To achieve agreed levels of billing and time recording
*To have overall responsibility for credit control on own matters
*To comply with the current SRA Accounts Rules and the SRA Code of Conduct
*To communicate effectively with other people in the practice
*To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations
*To supervised, support and develop immediate support staff and fee earning staff agreed with the Director
*To take responsibility for and attend to own CPD and other training needs
*To comply with the relevant training requirements of the SRA and to assist with in house training as may be required
*In liaison with Head of Department and other partners, to be active in promoting the services of the practice and its image and ethos
*To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may be reasonably required

In return our client will offer…

*Full time (may consider a 4 day week)
*30 days annual leave + bank holidays
*£30K - £45K (DOE) + career prospects
*Potential bonus structure
*Hours of work Monday - Friday, 09:30 - 17:00

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.