Gifts in Wills Administration Officer

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£34,161 p.a.
Posted
20 Apr 2018
Closes
07 May 2018
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Gifts in Wills Administration Officer
Vauxhall, London, SW8
£34,161 p.a.
Full time 35 hours per week

About Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire supports individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability.  As the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of services for people with disabilities, we do everything humanly possible to empower people to live their lives as freely and as fully as they choose.  Our legacy team is responsible for £7m of income per year. Click here to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

About the Role

In this role you will have overall responsibility for managing the charity’s legacy cases, ensuring we receive the maximum income from the estates to which we are entitled.  You will represent Leonard Cheshire whilst liaising with Solicitors, other legal professionals and non-professional executors (including next of kin). You will develop and implement effective administration processes to manage and grow our future legacy income.

About You

You will have a legal or legacy administration qualification (Solicitor, ILEX or CiCLA) and ideally have previous experience working in charity legacy administration. You will be highly competent, have substantial knowledge of probate, trusts, tax and property related issues as they relate to charitable legacies and be able to manage and prioritise the charity’s legacy cases effectively.  You will be highly numerate with excellent written and oral communication skills.

We seek candidates with a genuine commitment to the values and ethos of Leonard Cheshire who are excited by this opportunity to make a difference to the lives of people with disabilities.

What we Offer

  • A generous employer contribution to a company pension scheme with additional life cover
  • Substantial annual leave, with the option to buy or sell leave
  • Access to a cash health plan at favourable rates
  • A Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A satisfactory disclosures check is required for this post.

Closing date Monday 7 May 2018

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