Job Vacancies

As one of the leading search and conveyancing report providers, X-Press Legal Services has offices across the country.  Vacancies at our Head Office and each of the franchised offices are listed below.


Property Search Administrator

Location: Stockport

Can you deal with ten things at once?

If you can, and you really are detail conscious, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.

Exciting opportunity to learn new skills within the property search industry

X-Press Legal Services is a leading provider of data to the conveyancing industry.  Our clients are law firms and legal professionals, handling the sale of property and land, who demand the highest standards of accuracy and integrity from us, delivered within exacting timescales. Our Head Office is based in Birchwood, Warrington, and we have 24 franchises located throughout England and Wales.

Our Stockport office is now expanding and we are ready to grow our existing small, friendly team.  We support each other and are looking for someone that can fit in and work hard with us.

A willingness to take on routine is essential, and the right person will be given their own area of responsibility, and manage their own diary and area of the business. This is an exciting role where your ideas and input will shape the future of this business. You will be working on the frontline, alongside our Managing Director and the team, to provide our clients with a first-class service.

The Role

The role will involve validating plans and information against computer websites, ordering, checking and compiling property search reports, and capturing and data inputting, plus general admin duties. Progression will be towards becoming a conveyancing searcher.

A minimum two years’ experience working in an office environment is essential, along with excellent attention to detail, good IT and organisational abilities, together with a confident but friendly telephone manner.

You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, planning skills, and be self-motivated and able to work well in a small team.

A small amount of local travel is required in this role, and you will have access to a company car for this purpose.  Therefore, you must have a full and clean UK driving licence with at least 12 months’ driving experience.

Following successful completion of the initial six months’ training, there will be an increase in salary. Training and support will continue, and salary could be increased to reflect the new skills.

For the right candidate, there are opportunities to grow with the business, and have a genuine input into its success.

Our reputation depends on the accuracy of the information we provide.   So, if you strive for 100% accuracy, 100% of the time, we would love to hear from you.

Essential

  • Previous experience in an admin position where record-keeping has been a key part of the role
  • Experience of working in a volume market
  • Excellent IT skills – proficient in MS Office packages particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Very good typing skills
  • Organisational skills, able to work with little supervision, plan and prioritise, meet deadlines, etc
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Customer service experience, with a polite and confident telephone manner
  • Integrity and experience of dealing appropriately with confidential and sensitive information
  • Good standard of education
  • Full clean UK driving licence, with at least 12 months’ driving experience.

Preferable

  • Legal sector experience
  • Property market experience
  • Using a database

Personal Qualities

  • Attention to detail is essential, but you must be able to handle interruptions and distractions
  • You will have realistic standards in your work which meet the needs of the business
  • You have a “can do” attitude, enjoy helping others, and will always find a way to get the job done
  • You are a confident and friendly person, who enjoys adapting to new situations and meeting new people
  • You have a good level of self-awareness, understand we are not all the same, and you can adapt, where necessary, when working in a team
  • You are happy to share your knowledge with others and keen to learn new skills
  • You like to be organised, but understand that things don’t always go to plan.

Starting Salary £17,000 / year

Job Type: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

  • The holiday entitlement for the post is 20 days (plus statutory holidays)
  • Up to £1000 in Employee Benefits
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • The job will be subject to a six month probationary period
  • Full terms and conditions will be made available on offer of appointment.

If you wish to apply for the above vacancy, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to: recruitment.1305@xlsuk.com

Closing date for applications is: 19 April 2017

If you are selected for interview, you will normally be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. If you do not hear from us within this period, then you should assume that, on this occasion, you have not been successful.

STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES


Full Time Property Searcher

Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

Are you a bit of a sleuth with an eye for detail?

X-Press Legal Services is a leading supplier of searches to the conveyancing industry.  The majority of our clients are Solicitors handling the sale of property or land.  We’re looking for someone with excellent data collection skills to join our team based in Stonehouse to undertake personal searches of local authority records within Gloucestershire.

This will involve visiting various council departments and transcribing information by hand, so you’ll need to be able to build good relationships with a wide range of people and to have legible handwriting.  You’ll spend approximately 2 days out and about and 3 days in the office where you’ll be quality checking completed Local searches and undertaking other search related duties.

Don’t worry if you don’t have previous experience, as we’ll provide full training.

This is a full time position and as you’ll be joining a small team you’ll need to be a self starter with plenty of initiative.  You must also be computer literate and have your own transport.

With a clear career path, this position could lead to a more senior role for the successful applicant who has the skills and abilities to undertake additional responsibilities.

Our reputation depends on the accuracy of the information we provide, so if you strive for 100% accuracy, 100% of the time we would love to hear from you.

Hours Per Week: Full Time


Full Time Property Search Administrator

Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

Can you deal with ten things at once?

If you can and you really are detail conscious, this could be the ideal opportunity for you!

Full Time Property Search Administrator – Exciting Opportunity to learn new skills within the Property Search Industry.

Expanding Company based in Stonehouse are looking to grow existing small friendly team.  Experience of working in an office environment is essential along with an excellent attention to detail, good IT and organizational abilities together with a pleasant telephone manner.

The role includes general administrative duties. In addition you will learn how to validate plans and information against computer websites, and also how to order, check and compile property search reports.

With a clear career path, this position could lead to a more senior role for the successful applicant who has the skills and abilities to undertake additional responsibilities.

Our reputation depends on the accuracy of the information we provide, so if you strive for 100% accuracy, 100% of the time we would love to hear from you.

Hours Per Week: Full Time

If you wish to apply for either of the above vacancies in Stonehouse, please email your CV along with a covering letter to: sarahw.1302@xlsuk.com

*To discuss the vacancies in more detail, please telephone 01453 707664


 

* STRICTLY NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES