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Architect Job Vacancy South West

We employ talented individuals to work on conservation architecture in our Somerset and Devon offices.

Please see full description of current job vacancies below.

Current Vacancies

Part 1 Architectural Assistant

We are looking for talented individuals to join our expanding team.

Candidates will have a part 1 in Architecture and a particular interest in conservation.

Jonathan Rhind Architects specialise in historic buildings conservation and re-use, and new innovative, high quality projects, often for difficult or controversial sites throughout the South West. We have worked on many of the region’s finest ancient and interesting buildings.

Our current workload is an exciting mix of conservation and new build including country houses and estates, barn conversions, thatched and cob Devon farmhouses, church repair and a new church.

We have opportunities in Taunton, Somerset and at our office at Shirwell near Barnstaple in north Devon.

You will be expected to demonstrate experience in design and construction and a lively interest in conservation. Previous experience in conservation would be a benefit but is not essential. Clarity in communication and presentation is crucial.

Please demonstrate your previous experience and CV on a maximum of 6 sides of A3 including drawings and hand sketches. Please also include a short covering letter or email (max 250 words) to articulate why you are the person for the role and how we will benefit your development as a conservation architect.

Please submit your application electronically to

Architectural Technician / Apprentice

We are currently looking to recruit an Architectural Technician to join the team in the Devon office as well as an Apprentice Architectural Technician in the Somerset office.

The Jonathan Rhind Architects team has an interesting and healthy workload ranging from high-end historic houses, new build and class Q housing and church repair projects.

The ideal candidates will be:
  • CAD proficient, ideally Vectorworks - training given for the Apprenticeship
  • Self-motivated, imaginative and able to prioritise and manage schedules
  • A knowledge of planning and building regulations useful

The roles are full time, but the practice supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to supporting training and working towards further qualifications.

Reply with C.V. and examples of work to  .

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