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We are currently recruiting Mortgage Advisers nationally

We are looking to appoint mortgage and protection advisers for our new client enquiries. We require additional advisers experienced in residential mortgages, buy-to-let mortgages, and protection plans to help service the enquiries.

We have opportunities for advisers to work with clients generated via our marketing, clients generated via our business introducers or clients from our relationship with a national chain of Estate and Letting Agents. Suitable applicants could be allocated a branch in their locality whilst still having support from the Connect team centrally to grow and develop their mortgage sales. 

The role opportunities are mainly self-employed; however, there are some employed vacancies. Working hours are flexible, and opportunities exist to work either from a branch or to work from home. Experience and a proven track record are required.

Successful candidates will receive regular leads and represent the Connect Mortgages brand. They will need to have strong communication skills, analytical abilities, computer skills, and the ability to build relationships and work as part of a team.

Connect Mortgage Advisers benefit from a full support package. This includes leads, an in-house marketing team, dedicated mortgage administrators looking after all application submissions and processing, and a robust compliance and training programme. Our goal is to enable each adviser to develop their full potential.

Employed packages include a basic salary plus commission and pension; self-employed packages offer greater flexibility, a higher earnings potential, and initial financial support if needed. 

For interested candidates with less experience, there may be an alternative opportunity via our Network. Our Network operates an Academy that helps advisers who are qualified but not experienced develop the essential lender knowledge and sales skills and run their own mortgage businesses. 

Connect Mortgage Advisers take pride in doing the best for our clients. We do this by having the widest possible lender panel, over 150 lenders, a bespoke training and knowledge accreditation plan for our advisers and dedicated teams to provide unparalleled adviser support.

Subject to qualification and experience, our advisers can advise on all market areas, including residential, buy-to-let, commercial, bridging, secured loans, and protection and equity release. 

We are a dynamic company that has built strong lender relationships. We are Key Account Partners and Smart Refer Partners for Legal and General Mortgage Club, thus benefiting from exclusive mortgage deals and client referrals from other advisers. We also have exclusive distribution arrangements with many lenders, enabling us to offer preferential deals and services to our clients and enhanced terms to our advisers. 

Connect IFA Ltd, trading as Connect Mortgages and Connect for Intermediaries, is an established company that has been trading for over 20 years. Please apply now to be part of our exciting next phase of growth. 

Job Title: Mortgage Adviser

Salary/Rate: £18000 – £80000/annum OTE including commission

Location: Nationwide

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Contact Name: Tracy Robinson

Telephone: 01708 676130

We seek an experienced Mortgage and Protection Compliance Manager to join our growing in-house compliance team. 

Connect IFA Ltd, trading as Connect Mortgages and Connect for Intermediaries, has a network of over 250 mortgage and protection advisers supported by our dedicated compliance team. Connect has been trading for over 20 years and has 45 staff that are based at its branch in Hornchurch, Essex. 

Our adviser numbers are growing, so we are looking to recruit a further compliance manager and also a compliance assistant to join the team. The successful candidates will help guide our mortgage and protection advisers on the requirements required to stay compliant with our regulator, the FCA, and complete associate file and application checks. They will enjoy varied role which include:

  • Mortgage and Protection file checks
  • Training advisers on regulatory requirements
  • Compiling and analysing management information
  • Compliance policy management
  • Recruitment due diligence and risk checking
  • Audit and compliance record keeping

Connect is proud to regularly receive compliments from advisers about the friendly, supportive role the compliance team offers. The appointed compliance administrator will join a team that looks to guide advisers on how to grow their businesses while remaining FCA regulatory compliant.

Successful candidates will be based in our offices in Hornchurch, Essex. We are looking for full-time staff to work Monday to Friday, although we will consider some flexibility for the right candidate. The role is predominantly office-based, but we can consider some homeworking for very experienced mortgage compliance applicants. 

We are looking for candidates either already with the following skills or with some experience and willingness to build on these skills:

  • Knowledge of AML and KYC procedures
  • CeMap or equivalent mortgage or protection qualification
  • Strong organisation and analytical skills
  • Excellent computer and communication skills
  • Experience in mortgages, protection or a similar role

The package includes a salary based on knowledge and experience, a performance-related bonus, and a contributory pension. Candidates with the right skills can progress into more senior roles.

Job Title: Mortgage Compliance Manager

Salary/Rate: £20,000 – £30,000/annum Plus pension and bonus

Location: Hornchurch Office

Job Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Contact Name: Tracy Robinson

Telephone: 01708 676130

To find out more about the roles and apply, please send your CV to

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There are many roles at Connect, not just Mortgage Advisers:

  • Senior Management
  • Business Development Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Mortgage Administrators
  • Marketing Personnel
  • Compliance  Administrators
  • I.T. Personnel
  • Apprenticeships
How to become a Mortgage Adviser

You can get into this role through:

  • Working towards this role from a connected role such as a mortgage administrator
  • Applying for a trainee scheme or apprenticeship
  • Starting your own mortgage adviser business via the support of The Connect Academy

Skills and knowledge

Key Skills:

  • Excellent Customer service skills
  • To be thorough, analytical and pay attention to detail
  • Ambition and a desire to succeed
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • To be able to use a computer and the main software packages competently
 Register your interest and we will be in-touch when there is a suitable opportunity.