Recruitment

At White & Sons we recognise that a successful business depends on attracting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. Our retention rate is one of the highest in the industry and we achieve this by encouraging our staff to develop and realise their fullest potential. 

Everyone at White & Sons works hard to achieve the best results for our clients. One of the advantages of working within a Private Partnership is the opportunities and advantages awarded to people on the basis of their ability. 

White & Sons are always looking for keen, enthusiastic and career minded individuals, with or without property experience.

If you think you are the right person and would be interested in progressing a career with us, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please email your CV together with a covering letter to sharon.howe@whiteandsons.co.uk

Current Vacancies

Architectural Assistant/Technician (part time)

White and Sons are a multi-disciplinary property consultancy and estate agency with five offices in Surrey. Our growing Planning & Development team is now looking to expand by appointing an Architectural Assistant/Technician to work alongside our existing surveyors and planners.

Our planning team works closely with our Land and New Homes Team and our Agricultural Surveyors as well as our Estate Agents. We have a broad existing client base, including a large number of farming clients as well as private and public landowners and developers. We regularly advise on and plan for all aspects of development from house extensions, barn conversions and larger strategic developments. 

We are looking to appoint a Part 1 or Part 2 Architectural Assistant/Technician in the Planning & Development Team.  The position is part time (20 hours per week) with flexible working hours available.

The post is based in our Horley office.

The post offers an excellent opportunity for career progression within an award winning long established and diverse company.

Job description

  • To conduct measured surveys of existing buildings and prepare scaled plans and elevations;
  • To take on board the development brief of the client and site/planning constraints;
  • To carry out feasibility studies to help determine development capacity of sites and the most optimum form of development;
  • To prepare planning drawings for new developments and conversions;
  • To liaise with colleagues, external consultants and clients on development proposals;

The Architectural Assistant/Technician will report in the first instance to the Associate Partner of the Planning & Development and thereafter to the Partner in charge of Professional Services.

Person specification

Qualifications/knowledge

  • Educated to degree level
  • Knowledge of building construction 
  • Good knowledge of building regulations an advantage

Skills & experience

  • Ideally the candidate will have had experience conducting measured surveys
  • Ability to conduct measured surveys and prepare plans efficiently within budget/time constraints
  • Proficient in the use CAD and Microsoft Office packages
  • Knowledge of other software packages potentially an advantage
  • Communicate effectively and diplomatically with clients, other staff and professionals
  • Manage workload and priorities and meet deadlines
  • Awareness of health and safety

Other

  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision when required
  • Full driving licence and access to car

Salary 

  • £18,000-25,000 pa pro rata DOE

Enquiries in the first instance to julian.sharpe@whiteandsons.co.uk

 

Sales Negotiator - Horley Office 

We are actively seeking someone who is looking for a varied and rewarding role as a Sales Negotiator for an independent and established firm of Estate Agents who believe in traditional values.  Previous sales experience is preferable but training will be given to the right candidate.  

Are you?

  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure within a target orientated environment.
  • Accurate, Numerate & Computer Literate
  • A Team Player
  • An Excellent Communicator and Negotiator
  • Able to inspire trust and confidence in clients and Buyers
  • A car owner with a full driving licence

If so, we would like to hear from you.  Please send a letter of application and CV to sharon.howe@whiteandsons.co.uk 


Weekend Lettings Assistant - Dorking

We are looking for confident people who are computer literate, possess excellent communication skills to deal with the general public face to face and over the telephone as well as accompany viewings.  You must be hardworking, well presented and reliable to assist our sales/lettings team. You will need to be a car owner and hold a full driving licence.

Hours;
Working alternate Saturdays
9am to 4pm

Apply in confidence to Debs Bird, Branch Manager, 01306 876902 or email deborah.bird@whiteandsons.co.uk

 

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