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Assistant Heritage Consultant - Bournemouth

  • Location South West
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Competitive
  • Ref 12636

Assistant Heritage Consultant Job in Bournemouth

Our client is an award-winning multi-disciplinary practice who now has a new Assistant Heritage Consultant job. If you are looking to develop your career in the heritage sector this a can’t miss role

The company has 3 offices, working across planning, master planning, environmental services, landscape architecture and architecture, on a wide range of projects including housing, leisure, and infrastructure nationally.

Due to an increase in project demands, they are seeking an Assistant Heritage Consultant to join the team.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Undertake desk-based research and actively identify relevant archives (national, regional and local archives) for specific projects in order to carry out thorough archival research
  • Carry out on-site, non-intrusive investigations of sites, including building recording and photographic survey of buildings and Conservation Areas
  • Prepare histories of buildings and assessments of significance to inform advice relating to heritage assets to our internal architects and to external clients and stakeholders
  • Obtaining permissions to use historic images
  • Have an understanding of current legislation including the National Planning Policy Framework and current guidance from Historic England
  • Help prepare competent, clear and well-written documents or sections of documents,
  • Visiting site as required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A degree in heritage, History, Archaeology or building related subject are essential
  • Experience in carrying out archival and desk-based research is important and previous experience of working as Assistant Heritage Consultant along with a Master’s degree would be
    beneficial but not essential.
  • Ability to prepare well written documents
  • Working knowledge of GIS would be beneficial
  • UK driving licence.

What you get back

  • Competitive salary
  • 25-day annual leave
  • Flexible working
  • Hybrid working, after probation


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Assistant heritage consultant Job in Bournemouth – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: John Watson Job Ref:12636)

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