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Title:  Legal Assistant - Conveyancing


Worcester, West Midlands, GB, WR1 3ZQ

Department:  Governance and Legal Services
Operation:  Sanctuary Group
Requisition Number:  91062

Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services. With around 13,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.


Legal Assistant - Conveyancing


Worcester based with an anticipated balance of home and office working


£24,219 per annum (pro rata)


35 hours per week


Temporary position for up to 6 months



As a Conveyancing Legal Assistant you will be dealing with all aspects of property resales for the business. You will sit within the Conveyancing team which is a small team of 6 and this is apart of the wider legal services team. The main focus of the role will be to support the delivery of conveyancing services in line with legal obligations and the Group's policies.


The role of Legal Assistant – Conveyancing will include:

  • Communicating with different teams to request and gain information to then report this back to stakeholders and management
  • Supporting and progressing administration tasks for the Conveyancing team which will include but not limited to post completion tasks, preparation of legal documents and preparing of leasehold information packs
  • Supporting the timely processing of shared ownership affordability assessments


Skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience within a similar administrative role is essential
  • Previous experience within a customer service focused admin role
  • A working knowledge of housing regulations, legislation and current practice
  • High accuracy with excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to prioritise workload in order to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills with a good telephone manner
  • Proficient user in Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook or similar


Why work for us?

One of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and commercial services, Sanctuary Group employs more than 13,000 people and manages over 100,000 units of accommodation throughout England and Scotland, including general rented, retirement living, supported housing, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. Sanctuary also provides a range of other services including maintenance, care and telecare, all of which are delivered by our dedicated employees who are completely committed to customer service. 


Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus public holidays (pro rata)  
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counseling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • Learning and development opportunities


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Closing Date: 30 November 2020


We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

‘For an insight into what it’s like to work for us, take a look at #LifeatSanctuary on Twitter’


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent unlawful working.
Sanctuary Group is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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