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Church Buildings Adviser (casework)
London Diocesan Fund
£29,500 - £32,000 dependent on experience
Full time, Fixed term (12 months)

We are looking to appoint a Church Buildings Adviser to give specialist advice on matters regarding historic (statutorily designated) church buildings and sources of grant funding for repairs to those buildings.

You will be responsible for taking forward proposals and initiatives aimed at raising the profile of churches including opening up their buildings to the wider community as part of Capital Vision 2020. You will need to engage with the Head of Parish Property Support to provide specialist advice to the team and the parishes.

We are seeking an effective communicator with the ability to write and speak concisely and address both formal and informal meetings. A self-starter, you will have the ability to think strategically and the creativity to make a difference. You will also be a strong team player, working collaboratively with your colleagues and partnering with the parishes.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable interest in England’s historic places of worship and a good understanding of historic building legislation. You will have the ability to work flexibly and effectively through a large volume of varied casework.

In return we offer a competitive package including an enhanced pension scheme with a 15% employer contribution and enhanced annual leave provision.

For more information and to apply please use the follow the link:

Interview date: Wednesday 9 January 2019

Closing date: Tuesday 1st January 2019
Built Heritage Expert (Senior Consultant)
RSK Environment Ltd
Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. c£33,000+ per annum)

RSK Environment Ltd, a member of RSK Group Ltd, is a Registered Organisation with the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists and an accredited Historic Environment Service Provider with the Institute of Historic Building Conservation. RSK’s Archaeology and Built Heritage Team provides a comprehensive range of historic environment services throughout the UK and abroad. We undertake archaeological research and investigations, providing advice to our clients across a range of energy, residential, commercial and public sectors, and make judgements which shape the future of the past.

We are seeking an experienced built heritage specialist to start work in April 2019 on Phase 2b of High Speed 2. The work will be based full time in Birmingham, with occasional meetings and site visits away from the office.

The role requires the candidate to provide technical support to colleagues, review technical documentation including Environmental Statement chapters and respond to stakeholders as required. The candidate will have experience in supporting and/or authorship of historic environment chapters for environmental impact assessment and heritage statements, and an understanding of British planning legislation and policy. Experience in the application of DMRB or ICOMOS guidance on impact assessment on linear infrastructure would be desirable.

Essential Criteria:
Degree or postgraduate qualification in heritage-related subject
Demonstrable experience in British heritage sector
Support and/or authorship of EIA chapters, Heritage Statements or Conservation Area appraisals
Membership of IHBC at Associate grade or above, or Associate and above CIfA membership (or a substantial record of activity at equivalent levels of professional responsibility).

Desirable criteria:
Experience of work on major and/or linear infrastructure projects
Supervision of historic environment work
Driving licence

Salary and benefits:
• Competitive salary based on experience (i.e. c£33,000+ per annum)
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays and private health care
• Regular training and career development
• IHBC or CIfA subscriptions paid by RSK

We operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation. This also enables us to achieve a staff turnover rate that's consistently below the industry average. Adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

As an entrepreneurial organisation, we encourage and foster the growth of our employees. When joining RSK, a mentor works with you to ensure you set and achieve your goals. We want to accelerate your professional development, including opportunities for a promotional fast track.
Further, retaining staff is the building block of a successful organisation. As a company, RSK wants to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working hours, locality flexibility, social activities, and community involvement projects.
The company prides itself on providing its staff with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development, allowing employees to reach their full potential. Having been recently placed within the top 10 UK environmental consultancies (Environmental Analyst, December 2015) and number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK, there has never been a more exciting time to join.

All candidates applying for positions with RSK Group must be eligible to work in the UK/European Economic Area. Candidates should confirm this when applying with their CV and covering letter.

For more information please call Harriet Baker, HR Advisor on 07725 790908 or email hbaker [at]

RSK is committed to our Corporate Responsibility strategy. We seek to minimise our impact on the environment; to engage positively with the community and education groups; to provide a safe and supportive atmosphere in which to work; and to promote Corporate Responsibility throughout our supply chain.

If you would like an informal discussion of the role, feel free to contact the RSK archaeology and built heritage team Leader, Andy Towle (atowle [at] 07753 895 123)

The deadline for applications is 28th February 2019. Interviews may be conducted and an appointment made before this deadline if a suitable candidate is identified.

RSK Group plc is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Closing date: Thursday 28th February 2019
Monuments for the Future Project Officer
North Yorks Moors National Park Authority
The salary for a 15 hour working week is in the range £9,785.06 to £11,216.78 per annum with potential progression to £12,609.96 (there may be the opportunity to extend this to 22.5 hours/week)
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2021

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the management of Scheduled Monuments across the National Park through our new ‘Monuments for the Future’ project in partnership with Historic England.

The North York Moors has 842 Scheduled Monuments, most of which are in private ownership. Monuments for the Future aims to establish a sustainable future for these monuments through addressing Heritage at Risk issues, improving monument condition and engagement with volunteers, communities, landowners and the general public.

You will have to show us that you have;

• Degree level of education or equivalent in archaeology or related subject.
• Significant experience in archaeological conservation work
• Good understanding of the management of archaeological sites, monuments and landscapes from all periods
• Experience of managing archaeological survey or conservation projects, including drawing up project briefs
• Excellent IT skills including the ability to use Microsoft Office, databases and GIS effectively

You’ll find that you are working with skilled, dedicated and supportive colleagues; and there will be chance to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.

The National Park and surrounding area is a superb place to live and work with excellent schools and good access to main transportation links. The post is based at the Authority’s Headquarters in the attractive market town of Helmsley.

Please feel free to give Mags Waughman a call for an informal discussion on 01439 772700

Further details on our archaeology work can be found on our website

Application forms and full details are on our website

Closing date is 9am on Thursday 13 December 2018
Interviews are likely to be on Thursday 10 January 2019

Closing date: Thursday 13th December 2018
Archaeological Consultant/Senior Consultant

CgMs is a leading independent Archaeological and Heritage Consultancy in the United Kingdom. We are currently looking to recruit to enhance our established heritage team in Manchester. What we are looking for are bright, ambitious archaeologists with a minimum of 3 years’ commercial experience. You need never have written a DBA or Heritage Statement previously – but you must have an aptitude to prepare clear, commercially focused reports to a deadline. You will be supported and mentored with a view to progression to manage increasingly complex fieldwork projects – predominantly in the North/North-west but also further afield.

We can offer you a permanent position within a vibrant and expanding office. There is significant flexibility to develop within the post. If you fancy specialising in technical setting issues/ES preparation that option is open as is more conventional project management. Familiarity with CAD and ArcGIS and other standard graphics packages would be beneficial.

CgMs is always interested in hearing from archaeologists looking to make a career in consultancy. If you think that you have a skill-set/client base and/or the experience to apply for a more senior position we would also be delighted to hear from you.

You should be an ACIfA or above – or be eligible to apply within 6 months and have a full driving licence. In addition to the salary and generous leave entitlement, CgMs offers a contributory pension scheme and payment of relevant professional subscriptions, and a range of employee benefits as part of the RPS Group.

For an informal discussion please contact Simon Mortimer (01636 642707 or 07730 648636). Applications by CV and covering letter to sarah.cook [at] by 14th December. Interviews to be held early in the New Year (date TBC).

Closing date: Friday 14th December 2018
Graphics Specialist
£24,500p.a. - £27,500p.a (dependent on experience, plus staff benefits – details on request)
Permanent (Full time)

Office Location: Option - Offices in London, Cheltenham, Newark or Birmingham

A Graphics Specialist is required for a heritage consultancy based in central London, who specialise in Archaeology and Historic Buildings.

The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and well-motivated with thorough technical knowledge. Ability to use AutoCAD, Esri ArcMap (GIS software) and Adobe Design software (InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop etc.) is highly desirable, as is any previous experience producing graphics within the heritage sector.

Whilst we are advertising a general graphics role, there is potential scope to focus on Archaeology graphics (with more CAD/GIS use) or Historic Buildings graphics (with more Adobe Design work) if applicable and dependent on experience.

Key tasks could include:
• Preparing various plans to illustrate reports using a mix of AutoCAD, ArcMap and Adobe Design software.
• Working with Client’s site plans, site photographs, CAD data, LiDAR data and a multitude of historic maps.
• Preparing professional reports by using Adobe In-Design to layout text and images, working closely with Heritage consultant’s text and input.
• Preparing PDF documents and plans for client issue. (Good knowledge of Acrobat required)
• Preparing and printing scaled drawings, including plans for fieldwork.
• Maintaining/updating graphics software templates if required.
• Provide support to Heritage Graphics Manager and wider heritage team with general graphics duties.

Key skills and abilities include:
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel etc. and IT in general.
• Ability to produce high quality drawings to a tight timescale.
• Ability to present graphical information clearly and accurately.
• A good standard of Maths and English.
• Excellent level of communication.
• Good management of time/workload

The successful candidate would be responsible for assisting with producing graphic material for a growing Heritage team, so the role will require good communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment.

If you would like to apply for this role please send your CV, covering letter and examples of relevant graphics work to Luke Wayman (email above) by Friday 30th November.

Closing date: Friday 21st December 2018
Expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands
Archaeology Warwickshire

Archaeology Warwickshire are seeking expressions of interest from self-employed archaeologists wishing to be considered for fieldwork contracts in the midlands.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a dynamic provider of a wide range of commercial heritage services. Our reputation for proficient archaeological solutions and efficient, professional delivery has resulted in a high demand for our services.

We are looking for skilled, motivated, and mobile archaeologists with considerable experience in a wide range of British archaeology to undertake fieldwork both as part of a team and independently. We are particularly keen to receive expressions from archaeologists with a proven track record in undertaking and reporting on watching briefs, and/or supervising evaluations and/or directing excavations with report production to publication standard. We are also keen to expand our network of experienced historic building recorders and IHBC qualified built heritage consultants.

Archaeology Warwickshire is a CIfA Registered Organisation and we expect to pay over and above the salaried equivalent CIfA minima and BAJR approved rates (including the necessary uplift for sickness and holidays), and in return we expect to get professionalism, integrity and commitment.

Applicants should provide a minimum of two contactable referees; prove their self-employed status (or commitment to become so); provide evidence of their insurance and hold valid CSCS cards. Membership of CIfA is highly desirable.


For an informal and confidential chat call Stuart Palmer on 01926 412278, stuartpalmer [at]

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