Job Opportunities with Purnells Insolvency Practitioners in Penryn & Dorchester

Trainee Insolvency Administrator

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Insolvency Administrator to join the Purnells team in the Penryn, Cornwall office.

No experience is necessary as full training will be provided. 

The role will suit someone who has some administrative experience, good English and strong attention to detail who is looking to pursue a career in insolvency.


Knowledge and Experience

A Levels (or equivalent academic qualifications) as a minimum.

A good working knowledge of MS Word and Excel is essential.


Skills Required

Organisational Skills – be able to prioritise tasks to manage competing pressures on a portfolio of cases.

Time Management – be able to work to set deadlines when preparing reports.

Case Management / Progression – be able to actively manage and progress tasks through to completion.

Analytical - be able to analyse the facts of a particular case, or scenario and understand the key issues in relation to a case.

Communication - be able to produce clear and accurate correspondence and reports.  Be able to draft comprehensive file notes of meetings and phone calls, maintaining clear audit trails.



Annual leave of 28 days per year plus contributory pension scheme.

The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to study for the Certificate of Proficiency in Insolvency qualification, which will be funded by Purnells.


Starting Salary


Please apply with your CV to Lisa Alford by email to 

Last updated: 01/10/2021

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