Mortgage Underwriter

£30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits | Fleet, Hampshire

Job Title: Mortgage Underwriter

Location: Fleet or Cardiff, with flexibility to work from home 2 days a week once probation is

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience

Hours: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm


  • Private Medical Insurance through AXA Health
  • 11% non-contributory pension scheme with the option to salary sacrifice
  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption pay.
  • Life Assurance
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Extensive Learning and Development opportunities
  • 2 days paid volunteering each year.
  • Electrical Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme

About our Client:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mortgage Underwriter to join a specialist intermediary only lender.

The successful candidate will be required to provide a professional, efficient, and high standard of customer service to customers, intermediaries, valuers, and solicitors.

Holding a lending mandate of £500,000, the role will focus on accurately analysing and understanding key elements of all mortgage applications at every level of the process through to offer, whilst ensuring adherence to all policies, procedures and regulatory guidelines.

About the Role:

Our client is a Buy-to-Let specialist lender that has leading the way since its 2014. They are more than just a financial institution and are committed to using the power of data-driven insights to fuel innovation. Aspiring professionals have the opportunity to study the CeMap alongside working to enrich their expertise and paving the way for a successful career journey.

The office space features prayer rooms, breastfeeding rooms, and quiet spaces, ensuring that every individual has a comfortable and inclusive environment. Need some solo time for focused work? Discover the convenience of singular pods, offering a dedicated space for independent tasks.

Our client invites you to be a part of a community where your skills are valued, your growth is nurtured, and your contribution shapes the trajectory of the company.


  • Work to agreed objectives, service standards and deliverables.
  • Ensure relevant documentation and information received is checked for adherence to policy and criteria.
  • Deal with queries and enquiries effectively, accurately, and professionally, delivering excellent customer service. Provide a prompt reply to all written correspondence.
  • Develop positive working relationships with colleagues.
  • Make suggestions for improvements to processes to enhance service and efficiency.
  • Adhere to internal/external compliance, credit review and audit requirements.
  • Apply all aspects of the desired consumer outcomes of Treating the Customer Fairly (TCF).
  • Use initiative to resolve queries outside own area of expertise.
  • Train and mentor new team members.
  • Take responsibility for your own learning and development.
  • All other associated duties and responsibilities and carry out any tasks as required by management.

Experience required:

  • Previous experience of working within the mortgage industry with a strong underwriting or completions background.
  • Proven ability to exercise good commercial and professional judgment.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • PC literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • CeMAP preferred or a willingness to study.

Trusting Stellar Select:

At Stellar Select, our commitment goes beyond recruitment; it’s about crafting experiences that elevate your career journey. We take pride in delivering excellent services to our candidates and always going the extra mile to ensure your success.

Our foundation is built on openness and transparency. We believe in clear communication with everyone we work with, fostering an environment of trust, honesty and fairness.

Embark on your career journey with confidence, knowing that our services are designed with your success in mind. Here’s what our complimentary service includes:

  • Expert Consultants: We are your allies, dedicated to understanding your goals and guiding you toward success.
  • Industry Expertise: Benefit from our in-depth knowledge of the industry, providing you with insights that set you apart in your career.
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  • Matching to Other Roles: Your journey doesn’t end with one opportunity. We explore matches to other roles based on your experience and interests.
  • Referral Programs: Spread the word and be rewarded.

For more information regarding the role of Mortgage Underwriter please contact us

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