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Architects and Architectural Technicians / Technologists

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Job Location: Congleton, Cheshire

We are looking for Architects and Architectural Technicians / Technologists to join our expanding design team.

You will be based at our Head Office in Congleton, Cheshire and will be predominantly involved with our ‘Adlington’ brand of award winning extra care retirement apartments.

We are looking for candidates with design flair, technical skills and commercial awareness who can contribute to the growth of Adlington as a market leader in this expanding sector. We can offer the opportunity to be involved in the development of significant buildings, often in challenging locations including prominent town centre sites and Conservation Areas.

We are looking for a range of skills and experience to progress the design of projects from site feasibility, through the planning process, production information and construction, with relevant knowledge of current building and NHBC regulations as well as a strong technical ability. Experience in Revit would be an advantage but not essential as training would be provided to the successful applicants. You will be working alongside our in-house teams who are involved in all aspects of site acquisition, planning, construction and marketing.

In return we will offer a permanent position with attractive salary and benefits including company pension and health schemes, free Bistro and flexible working hours.

There are several openings available at junior, intermediate and senior levels.

If you are interested in any of these positions please apply by email in confidence to Chris Rye c.rye@adlington.co.uk supplying your current CV and examples of work.

Strictly no Agencies.



CIVIL / Structural Engineering Technician

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Job Location: Congleton, Cheshire

An enthusiastic civil/structural engineering technician is required, wishing to take the next step within their career path. As part of Gladmans ongoing development programme, the ‘in house’ engineering team require an experienced technician with working knowledge within the field of BIM/ Revit modelling, as well as the collaborative data environment to meet the requirements of PAS1192. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious technician to progress their career and become part of a multi-disciplined team. The role will involve the detailing and design of civil/ structural elements to assist the construction of multi million pound projects within the Adlington portfolio.

We are seeking suitable candidates who can undertake the following day to day duties:

  • Comply with designers duties under the CDM Regulations
  • Liaise with other members of the design/ construction team
  • Liaise with ‘in house’ contracts/ site managers, including answering of any associated site queries
  • Assisting the buying team to provide structural packages for costing along with responding to associated queries
  • Structural detailing in steel, concrete, masonry and timber
  • Site visits during construction works
  • Structural detailing of foundations as well as any retaining/ sub structures (including reinforced concrete detailing and scheduling)
  • Supporting other members of the design team to further develop the Revit capability within the business
  • Liaising with the multi-disciplined design team and co-ordinate the CAD/ Revit detailing on each project
  • Assist other CAD technicians on technical/construction details and undertake QA reviews
  • Supporting and mentoring junior staff

Qualifications and experience – Essential Skills

  • A minimum HNC in civil/ structural engineering (or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 6 years of post-qualification experience in civil/ structural engineering, 2 years of which should be within the Revit/ BIM/ CDE environment
  • Detailed knowledge of structural detailing and construction techniques
  • Working knowledge of relevant UK and European codes of practice
  • Good experience of using AutoCAD and/or Revit software
  • Working towards chartership of the Institution of Structural Engineers (or equivalent)
  • UK driving license
  • Experience of working on multi million pound developments
  • Computer skills and use of Word, excel and office suite software packages

Qualifications and experience – Desirable Skills

  • Structural engineering design experience would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of earthworks modelling and associated cut/ fill volumes
  • Experience of civil/ drainage engineering


If you are interested in this position please apply by email in confidence to Chris Rye c.rye@adlington.co.uk supplying your current CV and examples of work.

Strictly no Agencies.



Graphic Designer

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Due to continuing rapid growth, Gladman Developments; the most successful land promoter and luxury retirement living developer in the UK, are now seeking to recruit an additional bright and creative individual to join their expanding Creative Team.

It is an excellent opportunity for a junior to develop their skills further and gain experience in a variety of media with the potential for advancement or for a more experienced graphic designer wanting to progress in-house with multiple benefits. The successful candidate should have a natural creative flair with excellent attention to detail.

The role is based in Congleton and is ideally suited to persons looking to work in an established business. Benefits include a free 3 course lunch daily in our bistro, the option to work a 9 day fortnight (if full time), 5% salary paid by the company into a pension scheme and 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.



  • An all round passion for graphic design, typography and layout
  • A good working knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Keen to learn new skills
  • Creative thinker with the ability to use initiative
  • Strong communication skills
  • An understanding of the printing process


  • Basic HTML and CSS skills
  • Basic understanding of SEO, email and content marketing principles
  • Experience of writing copy for web and social media
  • A pragmatic and adaptable attitude
  • Technologically-minded with a keen interest and understanding in the web

To Apply

Please send the following

  • A copy of your C.V
  • A brief covering letter outlining why you would like this roleand why you feel you are suitable
  • Some examples of your work

to Sarah Cornwell at

Gladman Developments Ltd
Gladman House, Alexandria Way
Congleton, CW12 1LB

Or by email: s.cornwell@gladman.co.uk

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: Bachelor’s

Required experience: Graphic Design: 2+ years

Sales Negotiator

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Job Location: Stafford, Staffordshire

Adlington specialise in the creation of luxury independent living developments featuring 1,2 and 3 bedroom private apartments together with a range of communal areas such as resturant, lounge, hairdressing salon and guest suite.

An experienced Sales Negotiator is now required at our new development for the over 65’s, in Stafford.  Working from our on-site Marketing Suite the role is customer focussed and the ideal candidate should be very personable, able to work alone and within a team and have a high level of organisational ability.

Although the postion is temporary it may lead to future opportunities within the company

  • 35hrs pw over 5 days inc. some weekends and bank holidays
  • 18 month temporary contract
  • Starting salary £12.00ph + commission + benefits

To apply for this position please send a current CV to:

Phil Holyoak, p.holyoak@adlington.co.uk
Gladman House, Alexandria Way, Congleton, CW12 1LB

Trainee Buyer

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Job Location: Congleton, Cheshire

We are now looking to employ a Trainee Buyer to join our procurement team.

We are currently seeking a highly enthusiastic person to assist with the procurement of materials, plant and sub-contractors for major construction projects. You will learn and develop your procurement skills under the supervision of a senior team member. The role includes liaising with site teams, processing material orders, liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors, processing invoices and keeping procurement systems updated.

The ideal candidate will:

Have good numeracy skills

Excellent communication skills; verbal, telephone and written

Confident, well organised and enthusiastic to learn and progress

Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages including Word and Excel

This is a junior role, however some experience in purchasing (ideally in construction) would be an advantage but not necessary as all training will be provided

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual.

The role is based in Congleton. Benefits include a free 3 course lunch daily in our bistro, the option to work a 9 day fortnight (if full time), 5% salary paid by the company into a pension scheme and 26 days holiday per year plus bank holidays.

To apply send an introductory letter together with CV to Stephen Parker, Gladman Homes LLP, Gladman House, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 1LB or mail@gladman.co.uk

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