Trainee Mortgage Completions Administrator

Up to £26000.00 per annum + Benefits | Watford, Hertfordshire

Job Title: Trainee Mortgage Completions Administrator

Location: Watford

Salary: Up to £26,000

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm


  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Private Medical Healthcare
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Plan
  • Free eye tests
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Social events
  • Refreshments
  • 20 days annual leave with bank and public holidays on top
  • Perk box
  • Superb development opportunities

About our Client:

Our esteemed client is a distinguished specialist lender, renowned as one of Europe’s most rapidly advancing leaders in property finance and specialised lending. With a results-driven mindset, they consistently strive to exceed expectations and deliver outcomes that go above and beyond with the customer always in mind.

Demonstrating their commitment to fostering a vibrant work environment, they have made substantial investments in their office space, ensuring it serves as an optimal setting for their dedicated staff to not only work but also thrive. They have a sun terrace with a pergola and seating, an atrium breakout space, a coffee point, 72 new cycle storage points and changing facilities.

This forward-thinking company has expanded its Learning and Development function. This expansion shows their dedication to enhancing the skill sets of their valued team members. The commitment to supporting their employees’ educational pursuits is evident in their generous backing of CeMap study.

Beyond professional development, they actively promote a positive workspace by organising regular social events and embracing dress-down Fridays.

About the Role:

We have a fantastic opportunity for individuals eager to enter the mortgage and specialist lending sector. No prior experience is necessary, as comprehensive training will be provided.

As a Trainee Mortgage Completions Administrator, your primary responsibility will be overseeing a pipeline of 1st and 2nd charge cases post-mortgage offer issuance. Your key duties will involve offering crucial administrative support to the underwriting team within our client’s mortgage lending division. This role plays a pivotal part in ensuring the smooth and efficient processing of mortgage applications.


  • Act as point of contact for incoming calls to the team’s main group telephone number
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders both internally and externally to obtain information to progress cases to completion
  • Monitor and manage the upcoming expiration of documents and offers
  • Update all relevant systems to maintain management information
  • Ensure that all mortgage conditions are satisfied before cases are completed
  • Work closely with the underwriting team to effectively manage the post-offer caseload
  • Process incoming completion documentation either via post, email etc
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly completion forecasts to line manager
  • Gain a full understanding or the underwriting process (underwriting cross-skill to provide cover when required)
  • Create a digital application file and all necessary documentation is collected, scanned, and stored correctly.
  • Instructing Solicitors to act on behalf of the business.
  • Carrying out a QA check for other underwriters.
  • Return any original documents to clients

Experience required:

  • Experience of working in the financial sector would be advantageous, but not essential.
  • Must be highly organised
  • Willing to develop a career in the mortgage sector
  • Comfortable and confident in handling phone calls.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to pick up new skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Positive attitude to develop and expand knowledge
  • Ability to perform well under pressure

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For more information regarding the role of Trainee Mortgage Completions Administrator please contact us

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