Health and Wellness - Architect

Architectural and interiors practice seeks a passionate health architect to join their team
  • Salary: A$120,000-140,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Sydney
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 46567

About this role

A well established Sydney practice is looking for a senior architect with strong health experience to join their team. This studio is working on really interesting projects in the health and wellness sector. These range from mental health facilities to aboriginal health projects and other mixed use health projects. They need a talented senior to support the principal in this sector. Someone with experience across all phases including briefing, masterplanning, planning but also delivery.An inclusive culture that promotes flexibility, cares about personal well being and encourages growth. If you enjoy an agile, challenging and fun workplace and working on life changing environments this could be the role for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead briefing and stakeholder workshops
  • Undertake Masterplanning
  • Ability to undertake planning with sensitivity to adjacencies of departments
  • Outstanding client and communication skills
  • Team leadership skills

Skills and experience

  • Client facing architect involved in the design and delivery of health projects with minimum 10 years’ experience.
  • You will have been involved in functional and clinical planning of health campuses, health facilities and hospitals with the ability to manage user group consultations, deliver design documentation and coordinate and manage consultants.
  • Strong aesthetic sensibilities and design skills allowing you the ability to develop and implement a design concept from preliminary studies through to construction and detailing.
  • A technical problem solver
  • Fluent English communication
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Health Infrastructure and an understanding of their codes
  • Exposure to Revit, BIM, Adobe systems and AutoCAD
  • Team player able to manage a team as well contribute collaboratively in larger multi-disciplinary teams
  • Ability to manage your own work schedules to meet project time frames
  • Manage projects, clients and other stakeholder relationships within agreed time frames
  • Experience in facility and clinical planning. Understanding or general hospital adjacencies and dependencies. Both public and private health experience.
  • Experience on hospital projects at business case, masterplan, concept design, design development and construction phases.
  • Ability to manage a small team and also be a client focused 
  • Experience in Acute Mental Health or Forensic Mental Health will be an advantage

Benefits and culture 

  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities for professional development and training (include example if possible)
  • A lively, social work culture with regular events and team activities
  • Sunny studio with lovely views

Misty Waters

Bio: Misty is a registered architect and has over 15 years' experience within the industry, including eight years as practice manager at Bates Smart. She has used her extensive knowledge to advise and assist leading firms in Sydney on their recruitment requirements. Misty has recruited architects and designers at all levels but is now responsible for helping practices with strategic appointments at senior level.

+61 (0)2 9212 0230

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