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Mortgage Administrator, Gateshead.


Peritus Private Finance is a growing nationwide network of Mortgage and Financial Advisers. Our aim is to offer a professional service to our network members but retain the personal touch and ‘feel’ of a small business. Due to internal promotion, we are looking for a Mortgage Administrator to join our friendly, hardworking team based in Gateshead.

You will have experience in a similar role and will enjoy working collaboratively. As a vital part of our small team, you will be able to demonstrate good knowledge of the mortgage and protection advice process, as well as having experience of dealing with lenders and processing applications. You will enjoy coming up with solutions and get satisfaction from achieving good outcomes for our clients.

You will be a confident communicator and be able to deal with your colleagues, network members and clients in a friendly and professional manner.

Job Title:

Mortgage Administrator


Based in our office in Gateshead (next to the Metrocentre)


£23,000 to £26,000p.a. (depending on experience & qualifications)

Working pattern:

This is a full-time position, Monday to Friday 9-5. Currently we work from home on a Friday, but this is discretionary and may change in the future.


  • ID verification checks
  • Inputting Fact Finds
  • Liaising with lenders and clients
  • Submission of applications
  • Production of suitability letters
  • Case management via our CRM system
  • Ad-hoc tasks to help the wider business

Candidate Specification:

We are looking for someone with the following skills and experience:


  • Currently/recently working in a similar role
  • Knowledge of the mortgage and protection advice process
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to manage own workload and adapt to changing priorities
  • Quick learner
  • Able to use key Microsoft applications
  • GCSEs in English and Mathematics (Grade C/Level 4 or above)


  • Experience of different lenders and their application process/underwriting requirements
  • CeMAP qualified (or equivalent)
  • Willing to work towards CeMAP (paid for by us)
  • Knowledge of sourcing systems such as Xplan Mortgage and Iress Exchange 


We are a growing company, with a great team and informal office atmosphere.

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Life cover (after qualifying period)
  • Career and study support for professional qualifications
  • Free parking
  • Casual dress code

We can offer an immediate start.

We are interviewing for this role shortly. We would love to receive your application, so if you would like to be considered, please submit your application ASAP using the apply now button.

If your requirements are slightly different to those advertised, we remain open to a conversation.

Application deadline: 15/02/2024





Advisers, Nationwide

We believe we can provide you with the flexibility and the opportunity to achieve your full earnings potential.

Your business would join under the Peritus brand and you would enjoy the benefits of our excellent team environment and unparalleled business support, designed to allow you time to focus on giving high-quality advice and generating income whilst reducing your compliance burden.

You will be provided with access to all the necessary sourcing systems, practice management systems, compliance and marketing support.

Peritus enjoys high-quality relationships with developers, property professionals and estate agents, we would like to hear from experienced advisers looking for an opportunity.

Joining Peritus as an adviser means …

  • Spend more time with your clients
  • Earn more money & have a better work/life balance
  • Operate in a positive environment with a dynamic and progressive company
  • Have no fixed overheads and all costs are covered by Peritus but have access to efficient administrative, investment and technical support
  • Add value to your business whilst planning your future exit strategy if desired
  • Potential access to leads from our Groups partners to increase your income stream

If you wish to have a confidential no-obligation conversation to learn more about Peritus and what we can offer please email caroline@peritus-group.co.uk or call 07808 006730

We’d love to hear from you!

Send us a message today and our team of friendly, financial advisers will help you find the most suitable financial option to suit your current circumstances and needs.

or call us on: 0203 745 5893

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