Heritage Advisor Vacancy

We're currently looking for a new Heritage Advisor to help us provide heritage advice, guidance and support to our project churches.

The Heritage Advisor will be working as part of the Bats In Churches team, employed by The Churches Conservation Trust

All applications must be submitted via The Churches Conservation Trust recruitment portal by 9am on Thursday 10 March 2022

If you'd like to know more about the role you can download the full job pack from their website, and if you have any questions please contact recruitment@thecct.org.uk

Rachel Arnold inspecting and cleaning the wooden cadaver in Keyston church

Heritage Advisor, Bats in Churches

£25,113 per annum
36 hours per week. Fixed term until 31st October 2023
Remote - Homebased with regular travel throughout England
This post is managed by the Churches Conservation Trust and you can find more information on their website


The Bats in Churches Project is a ground-breaking partnership, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, bringing together communities, bats and historic churches. This partnership is looking for a dynamic professional to champion the built heritage and provide specialist advice.

The Heritage Advisor will provide advice on capital works solutions at individual churches, historic building repair, conservation of church artefacts, together with related permissions, to church volunteers, other project team members, PCCs and ecologists.

To join this innovative partnership you will need to be passionate and knowledgeable about the built heritage, have effective negotiating skills, a head for heights and be self-motivated.

This is a home based role but will involve regular travel throughout England.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role, please click below. This will take you to the Churches Conservation Trust site. You’ll be asked to submit a CV and a short supporting statement (max 2 sides A4) outlining how you fulfil the person specification for this post.



Please note direct applications via email cannot be accepted for this role; only applications submitted through our recruitment portal will be considered.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9am on Thursday 10 March 2022.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24 March 2022. Please note that the interview dates have been specifically chosen according to the availability of the panel.

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