Rural office midway between Rugby and Coventry.
Salary is competitive and reflects experience. Discretionary bonus package also available.
19 Jul 2018
18 Aug 2018
SWO226 180718
Contract Type
Full Time



Sworders are seeking to recruit an Architect at their Midlands Office in Wolston, Warwickshire.  The successful candidate will ideally have 5 or more years’ experience and be personable, motivated and professional.  A competitive package will be available.

Main Content

Sworders are an independent Rural Property Consultancy (Surveyors, Planners & Architects), offering integrated property advice to the Rural, Residential and Commercial sectors.  Our clients include private land and property owners, together with commercial institutions and charities.

The Opportunity

We are looking for an Architect / Architectural & Design Technician ideally from the following groups:

  • Architect preferably with 5 or more years’ experience or 2 - 5 years PQE
  • Architectural and Design Technician with at least 2 years PQE

To join us in the Midlands Office based near Wolston in Warwickshire to handle our increasing work load and take a lead in strengthening the Architectural Department company-wide.  The work, though mainly residential, is varied ranging from the design of individual houses and the conversion of listed buildings through to strategic work on land development sites.

Necessary experience and skills for this role include: -

  • Liaising with clients and external consultancies
  • Producing initial sketch design schemes to be worked up into planning applications
  • Preparing the drawings for planning applications, planning conditions and S106 requirements
  • Preparing drawings for Building Regulations’ submissions
  • Working Knowledge of AutoCAD as a minimum
  • ARB Registered
  • RIBA Membership an advantage

All candidates should be personable, motivated and consummately professional.  Demonstrating the qualities necessary to generate confidence and develop client relationships will be essential.

Our ethos is to develop staff skills to allow employees to excel in their areas of interest.  We value new ideas and thinking and all staff will be given the support necessary to perform their roles.

For the right candidates, salaries are competitive and reflect experience. Discretionary bonus packages in addition to a monthly and quarterly bonus scheme is also available.  All approved professional subscriptions and necessary CPD will be funded.  Use of your own car is essential and there will be times where you will be required to travel to the other offices.

Please apply in confidence with your CV to:

Closing Date: 31st August 2018

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