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Assent currently has the following vacancies. If you are interested in applying for any of these positions please email your CV to admin@assentbc.co.uk with a covering letter outlining why the post interests you; what you can bring to the position and what you are seeking to achieve from your career move. If you would like an informal chat about any of the positions please call on the number above and ask for one of the Directors.

Associates Earning Potential

£100K+ OTE


Central London, inside M25, Croydon, Maidstone, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, Romford, Norwich, Southend, Harlow, Bristol, Newport, Swansea, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Swindon, Torquay, Poole, Dorchester; Stoke on Trent, Stratford upon Avon, Coventry, Peterborough; Carlisle, Lancaster, Kendal, Preston, Blackburn


As part of the Assent team you will have the opportunity to build your own business whilst benefiting from the structure, support and guidance of Assent's CIC audited and approved system and network. Assent's proven business model offers the flexibility for you to operate as a single home based surveyor or to build your own office based team. Join our group of more than 140 surveyors working with state of the art technology in a progressive, ISO 9001 quality assured company.

Assent is different, we are constantly striving to be the best and continue to evolve in a sustainable way based on careful recruitment and great staff retention leading to the development of solid, long-term staff and client relationships.

The Person

Aiming to be the best at what you do you will be a high calibre surveyor, fully qualified and experienced at a senior level.

Entrepreneurial and great with clients.

Ambitious, committed and organised.

Technically excellent.

Graduate/Part/Fully Qualified Surveyors Earning Potential

£24K - £65K + Performance related bonus. Company car/car allowance/Oyster card. Company supported pension scheme. Private healthcare. Flexible working arrangements. RICS training plan and career development support.


Manchester, Essex, Middlesex, North Surrey, West London, North London and Central London, Northamptonshire, East Anglia, Kent, Colchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Sussex


Working in a defined geographical area you will support and build relationships with clients by providing proactive building regulations plans and site assessment services on a diverse range of projects. You will need to build great relationships with clients, be organised and self motivated.

The Person

Aiming to be the best at what you do you may be a new graduate looking for a great career opportunity in Building Control Surveying or an experienced, fully qualified professional looking to take your career to the next level on either a full or part time basis.

You will be great with clients, technically astute, organised and self motivated

Building Control Apprentice Earning Potential





Apprenticeship summary

Projects can range from a small housing extension to a large city centre redevelopment.

In this apprenticeship you will gain experience in:

  • Working closely with architects, designers, builders and engineers
  • Making sure building designs and plans meet correct standards
  • Ways to make the building project more cost effective like reducing energy and water use
  • Carrying out regular site inspections at each stage of the building process
  • Recording site inspections
  • Managing building control documentation throughout the design and construction process

This apprenticeship will be office based and accompanying experienced surveyors on site visits.

The Person

As a Building Control Apprentice, you will learn how to help designers and contractors to meet the latest construction standards when buildings are being constructed. The standards cover areas like fire safety, energy conservation and building accessibility. You’ll learn correct building practice and you’ll need to have good problem-solving skills.

Desired Skills

  • Able to work to deadlines and prioritise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential

Personal Qualities

  • Able to work in a team
  • Flexible approach
  • Keen to develop and learn about the construction industry

Desired Qualifications

The entry requirement for the Degree Apprenticeship is 112 UCAS points, e.g. grades BBC at A-Level or DMM at BTEC.

You must have at least Grace C/4 (or equivalent) in GCSE maths and English or equivalents.

Future Prospects

The employer is ready to invest in training to develop the skills of the successful candidate. It is a long-term career opportunity.

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