Mortgage Underwriter

Location: Newbury, Head Office (after completion of probation, our Hybrid Working Policy will apply, meaning some flexibility to work from home).

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm 

Salary: £27,212

Interview date: TBC

Newbury Building Society, 2022 winner of “Best Specialist Mortgage Provider” for the 3rd year running at the British Bank Awards is recruiting for a Mortgage Underwriter.

One of the biggest decisions people may take is to buy their own home, committing to a mortgage to finance their purchase.  Customers need reassurance that they are working with a lender who is professional, credible and has their financial wellbeing and best interests at heart.  

Our Mortgage Underwriting team aim to exceed the expectations of our customers by listening and understanding their needs, whilst considering potential risks to both the customer and the business.  

Working as part of a busy team, this role requires you to manage the mortgage application process, keeping all parties informed on progress, so the ability to build strong working relationships and influence others is key.

You will be able to plan and prioritise effectively, maximising your time and resources to meet agreed service levels. Remaining focussed but flexible to meet changing circumstances, you will monitor and evaluate processes, identifying options for improvement.  


  • Experience of working with internal and/or external customers to ensure the highest quality service experience

  • Evidence of excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to demonstrate strong decision making skills

  • Experience of working within a Financial Services environment


  • CeMAP qualified 

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft packages - Word, Excel, Outlook, Office 365

*The salary offered is dependent on evidence of key competencies and skills you currently possess. Newbury Building Society pride themselves on recruiting for potential so if you do not meet all of the criteria in terms of knowledge, experience and skills, you will benefit from learning and development opportunities to enable you to work towards the top of the salary range. This will be via ongoing feedback from your line manager and assessment of your progression against all of the criteria.


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