Buckinghamshire Council: Heritage Officer

£33,702 – £35,43
Full-time, permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Buckinghamshire Council has an exciting opportunity for a Heritage Officer to join our rapidly expanding Heritage and Archaeology Team within the Planning and Environment department. Continue reading

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Janus Conservation Ltd: Heritage Planning Consultant

£38,000 with benefits package
Full time (37.5 hrs pw)
Location: Mayfair or Thame office (or both)*
Ref: (JC/HC-012)

About us: Janus Conservation Ltd is a young, dynamic and progressive specialist heritage consultancy and historic building surveying practice. We pride ourselves on providing a highly professional service with excellent customer care.

Having established a strong market share in the Home Counties and London, we work with a wide range of heritage assets and clients, including the Crown Estate, Rothschild Estate, and National Trust. Continue reading

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National Trust for Scotland: Hill House Conservation Project – Project Director

£43,050-£47,667 (Pay Band: G5U)
Full time, Permanent*
Region/Department: South & West

“Here is a house.  It is not an Italian Villa, an English Mansion House, a Swiss Chalet or a Scotch Castle.  It is a Dwelling House.”

This is how Charles Rennie Mackintosh described the Hill House when he handed it over to Walter Blackie.  Blackie had commissioned Mackintosh to design a family house for him.  The result was a masterful collaboration between Charles and his wife Margaret MacDonald, whose design influence is clear in the interiors. Continue reading

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Diocese of Chester: Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC)

The Bishop of Chester is seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC) to support its members and the DAC office in supporting parishes in their development and care of churches in the Diocese of Chester.

Chester DAC supports parishes as they plan for and manage changes to their buildings in ways that balance worship and mission needs with conservation of their heritage, and as they address challenges and opportunities their buildings face. Continue reading

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Fenland District Council: Conservation Officer

£39,571 – £44,624 (pay award pending) & car allowance
Location: March

Fenland District Council is an award-winning progressive organisation, set in the heart of a scenic and unique rural landscape in north Cambridgeshire with affordable house prices, diverse market towns and villages with good transport links to London, Cambridge, Peterborough, and the North Norfolk coast. Continue reading

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The Diocese of Exeter: Church Building Adviser

£25,000 – £27,500 (depending on experience)
Full time (36.25 hrs pw)
Location: Central Exeter – EX1 1HS

This is an exciting opportunity to help support the long-term sustainable future of historic church buildings across Exeter Diocese and assist individual parishes and wider Mission Communities to care for these assets and manage change.

To be successful in this role you will have a developed understanding and experience of building conservation, churches and their history. You will be able to take sound decisions on complex and potentially contentious issues and work under pressure to prioritise and meet deadlines. Continue reading

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Anglia Lime Company: Territory Business Development Manager

£35,000 basic plus bonus (OTE £40,000-£45,000 pa – dependent on experience)
Full time, permanent
Location: London

Exciting opportunity to develop business in London in a growing, on-trend market: ecologically friendly building materials. Looking for an individual with previous sales or specifying experience , ideally in construction. Able to work on own initiative in the London area with use of vibrant interesting central London office. Benefit from the marketing, technical and sales support of an established team who are based just outside London. Continue reading

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Historic Building Advisory Service: Building Surveyor/Assistant Surveyor

We are looking for another person to join a well-established team to help us with our work with all aspects of conservation, repair and restoration of our built heritage.

We are a small, but growing, niche Heritage and Building Surveying practice based near Salisbury, Wiltshire, which works locally as well as across the UK.  As a result of planned growth we have a vacancy for a further building Surveyor / assistant surveyor (full or part time) to help the firm develop and who has the potential to grow with it. Continue reading

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Derby City Council: Conservation Officer

£30,984 – £38,553*
Full time, permanent
Derby/remote working

We are looking for a motivated, highly skilled conservation professional that has exceptional communication and time management skills, who is able to negotiate, prioritise a varied workload and work within a small team to deal with a demanding and diverse workload.

This challenging and exciting post offers an excellent opportunity to become part of a highly motivated team which works with a wealth of heritage assets including the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, Registered Parks and Gardens, approximately 400 statutory listed buildings, 16 conservation areas (some with article 4 directions) and a local list. Continue reading

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Purcell: Senior Heritage Consultant (x 2) – Manchester, York or London

We are looking for committed, ambitious and knowledgeable senior heritage consultants to join our heritage consultancy team. These position offers an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction of heritage consultancy in the North and South-East regions managing change to significant places and developing our business and heritage team.  If you are an experienced Senior or Associate Heritage Consultant looking to take that next step, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can inspire creativity and confidence amongst clients, consultants and colleagues alike, deliver excellent advice, promote Purcell and conservation, and pursue new business opportunities. Continue reading

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National Trust for Scotland: Regional Maintenance Surveyor

£36,523 – £40,238 G5(S) (valid March 2022) + Essential Business Car Users allowance
Full time, permanent
Location: North East region, potentially flexible hybrid working

The National Trust for Scotland is looking for strong team players who are committed to conserving and sharing Scotland’s heritage.  Join the NTS Building Surveying Team and you will work with Scotland’s largest and most diverse portfolio of historic buildings and structures. This is an exciting time for the Trust as we have recently launched a 10-year Strategy: Nature, Beauty and Heritage for Everyone with a strong focus on caring for Scotland’s special places through best practice in conservation. Continue reading

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Historic England: Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas

£38,993 plus generous benefits
Full time*, temporary (6 month Fixed Term Contract until April 2023)
Location: London with the option for hybrid working between home and office
Reference No: 10311

We are seeking an Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas to join our Development Advice Team in London and the South East providing Historic England`s statutory and non-statutory advice to our customers.

The role will be based in the London office. With the move to hybrid working flexible arrangements can be agreed to open the opportunity to candidates from outside the Region. *We are open to secondment enquiries and part time working requests. Continue reading

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Caroe Architecture: Lead Heritage Consultant

The role is based at St Paul’s Cathedral, working with our heritage research team on projects across the country and will include duties supporting the Surveyor to the Fabric.*

This is an interesting and varied role. The consultant will work with our existing research team on the co-ordination and delivery of stand-alone heritage consultancy projects and support the full range of the practice’s heritage and architectural work: from RIBA Stage 1 feasibility studies to helping secure ecclesiastical and secular consents for projects at RIBA Stage 3, through research, writing reports, carrying out site analysis and impact assessments. Continue reading

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Dorset Council: Senior Conservation and Design Officer/Conservation and Design Officer

£25,927 – £38,553 (depending on grade and experience)
Full time/part time, permanent
Ref: 61045411

Dorset is a beautiful and iconic area, with historic market towns and miles of stunning coast. But it is also a place of growth and innovation, with a population of 375,000 and an economy worth over £7 billion. To serve this unique area, a new unitary council was established in 2019. Bold and ambitious, with a One Team approach, we are taking Dorset into the future – and our Planning team is taking centre stage. The Conservation team is a specialist team sitting within the wider planning team. Continue reading

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The Diocese of Oxford: Diocesan Advisory Committee Chair

The Oxford Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches (DAC) is seeking a new Chair.

About the diocese
The Diocese of Oxford contains a varied estate of 815 church buildings, many of which are Grades I and II* Listed and of national historic and architectural significance, across both rural and urban congregations. The DAC is responsible for considering all applications for repairs, re-orderings or new works within churches of the diocese and is committed to enabling mission and outreach, whilst preserving the historic significance of these sacred places. Continue reading

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Lewes District Council & Eastbourne Borough Council: Specialist Advisor – Conservation

£24,423- £40,578 pa (dependent upon experience and qualifications)
Full time, permanent
Based: Lewes and Eastbourne

Lewes is the county town for East Sussex and the largest built environment in the South Downs National Park. It is also one of Britain’s most diverse and well- preserved heritage settings, with property spanning the C11 through to some outstanding contemporary developments, and over 500 listed properties.

It is one of the most exciting places to practice conservation and we are pleased to announce that a rare opportunity has arisen to join a small, flexible and friendly conservation team based within a new integrated Planning First service, comprising development management, planning policy and enforcement. Continue reading

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Churches Conservation Trust: Conservation Projects Manager (x2)

£33,927 pa
1 permanent, 1 fixed term

We have two exciting opportunities to join our Conservation team and play a key role in the care and conservation of churches and chapels.

Conservation Projects Manager, South East (permanent)
Joining the national conservation team, you will play a key role in the care and conservation of 127 outstanding churches in the South East of England.

Conservation Projects Manager, Historic Chapels Trust (fixed-term)
Working with Historic Chapels Trust, you will play a key role in securing the future of a number of significant historic chapels. Continue reading

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