Historic England

We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment. Interested in a career at Historic England? We’re always looking for passionate people with fresh perspectives to join us.

About us

We are the public body that helps people care for, enjoy and celebrate England's spectacular historic environment.

We protect, champion and save the places that define who we are and where we've come from as a nation. We care passionately about the stories they tell, the ideas they represent and the people who live, work and play among them.

Working with communities and specialists we share our passion, knowledge and skills to inspire interest, care and conservation, so everyone can keep enjoying and looking after the history that surrounds us all.

Everyone's Welcome

At Historic England we’re always looking for new ways to promote the past in ways that are inclusive to all and that celebrate the cultural diversity of England's heritage.

To do that, we need people with fresh perspectives, from all walks of life, to join us.

We believe that heritage is for everyone, and so are jobs in the heritage sector. As an equal opportunities employer, we're working hard to improve diversity in our workforce.

Working for Historic England

Find out all about what we do, who we are and why Historic England is such an incredible place to work.

https://historicengland.org.uk/careers

Tech Careers at Historic England

Applying for a job

At Historic England we use Applied for our recruitment. Applied aims to overcome unconscious bias in recruiting. Instead of using your CV and work history, we'll be asking you to answer sift questions to test skills needed for the role. The responses are then anonymised and reviewed in a random order by members of our team.

Everything you need to know when applying through Applied

To ensure a fair and inclusive recruitment process for everyone the use of AI or automated tools is not permitted. However, this does not include the use of software, tools or formats to support you if you have a disability and require these to complete your application.

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Industry

government

Size

501 - 1,000 employees

Privacy policy

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Team lunches
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme

Job openings

Architectural Investigation Programme and Project Specialist
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£39,364 - £45,000 (GBP)
Closes in 2 days
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Digital Content Analyst
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£31,192 - £33,356 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Participation Programmes Officer
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£30,155 - £32,500 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Heritage at Risk Architect/Surveyor
Bristol, UK
£36,603 - £38,800 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Senior Project Manager
Swindon, UK
£39,364 - £42,000 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Historic Environment Record Officer: NRHE to HER Project Officer - 2 positions available
London, UK
£26,981 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Business Planning and Performance Manager
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£36,603 - £42,380 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Head of Major Projects - INTERNAL APPLICATIONS ONLY
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
Band A
Closes in 3 days
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Greater London Historic Environment Record Officer
London, UK
£26,981 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Inspector of Historic Buildings and Areas - 2 Positions Available
Birmingham, UK
£36,603 (GBP)
Closes in 3 days
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Board of Trustees - Historic England Foundation
England, UK
Voluntary
Closes in 9 days
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Head of Region - South West - INTERNAL APPLICATIONS ONLY
Bristol, UK
Closes in 9 days
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Partnerships Team Leader - South West
Bristol, UK
£45,000 - £49,000 (GBP)
Closes in 9 days
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Heritage at Risk Project Officer
Cambridge, UK
£33,356 (GBP)
Closes in 9 days
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Facilities Assistant
London, UK
£25,708 - £26,900 (GBP)
Closes in 16 days
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Business Officer
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£23,277 (GBP)
Closes in 16 days
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Head of Historic Building Climate Change Adaptation
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£50,736 - £55,000 (GBP)
Closes in 17 days
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Marine Historic Environment Record Manager
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£31,912 - £36,000 (GBP)
Closes in 23 days
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Facilities Assistant
Bristol, UK
£22,264 (GBP)
Closes in 23 days
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Senior Structural Engineer - 2 Positions Available
United Kingdom (multiple locations)
£43,000 - £45,150 (GBP)
Closes in a month
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Who is Applied?

Fairness & Transparency
Hiring on merit
Candidate focus

Applied are here to change how hiring works. Based on years of research and knowledge, Applied’s goal is to remove unconscious bias from the process.

Their platform uses blind recruitment and the most predictive measures to determine the best candidates for your organisation’s roles; regardless of their background and providing a journey people love.

What candidates think of Applied

Average rating

over the last 12 months

9 / 10
Asking on the job related questions not only shows you the candidate's experience, but also how they think. The fact that CVs aren't looked at and that they are anonymised makes it feel much more fair.
Bojan
The questions asked seemed very relevant and were fun to answer.
Ankit

More details

Industry

government

Size

501 - 1,000 employees

Privacy policy

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Sabbatical Opportunities
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Payroll giving
Salary sacrifice
Team social events
Team lunches
Extracurricular clubs
Cycle to work scheme

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