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We are recruiting

Are you a personable self-starter who learns quickly and always acts with integrity? If so, Urban Patchwork want to hear from you.

We are an exciting new model of estate agency that means business, offering something fresh and distinctive from the rest of the sector. Our vision is for Urban Patchwork to be a household name and the go-to organisation for those wanting to buy, sell, let or rent residential property where we operate.

We are driven by our commitment to:

  • Provide a professional, personable and transparent quality service to meet demand that aims to improve practice in the industry
  • Fund homeless housing and support projects.

At Urban Patchwork salary structures are designed to attract excellent staff, to encourage both teamwork and individual performance, to promote a high standard of customer service and to show we value every member of staff’s contribution to the service we provide.

We have a branch open to the public by Greenland Dock in SE16 where we oversee the organisation’s development and have a sales and lettings team.

You will have clear goals, a well-defined role within the team and the opportunity to progress quickly and shape how the company develops.

Essential skills and attributes are:

  • Having excellent communications skills (verbal and written)
  • Taking pride in providing outstanding customer service and always acting with integrity
  • Getting things done on time and meeting expectations
  • Being a fast learner and strategic thinker
  • Being commercially minded and socially motivated
  • Being interested in housing, development and society issues
  • Being a good team player and equally able to work autonomously
  • Having the drive and commitment to build Urban Patchwork’s customer base and reputation
  • Enjoying working in a sociable and dynamic environment where asking questions and expressing ideas is encouraged.

We are recruiting for:

  • Sales and Lettings Property Adviser
  • Voluntary Board Members (board meetings will likely be every three months from spring 19 and you may be contacted for advice more regularly).

More about us:

  • Core branch opening hours are 9.30am to 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 10am to 3pm, and appraisals and viewings are likely to be required during weekday evenings on a regular basis
  • Business casual dress code - no ties or suits required
  • Staff receive 23 days’ annual holiday. We are also closed on all bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year. (Staff are required to keep three days of their holiday to take over the Christmas period).

How to apply

Send your C.V. together with an email outlining why you want to work for us and are suitable for the role you applying for. Send your application to Tessa at