Historic Church Building Support Officer


Posted on: Thursday 7 April 2022 | Diocese of Norwich


Due to a vacancy, the Diocese of Norwich, in collaboration with Historic England, is seeking to appoint a Historic Church Building Support Officer to work with local church communities throughout Norfolk and north-east Suffolk.

The role focuses on helping communities maintain, repair and adapt their historic church buildings, the vast majority being medieval in foundation and listed either Grade I or II*. We are looking for someone with knowledge of historic church buildings and their conservation as well as enthusiasm for securing their sustainable future.

You will need to demonstrate project management skills, the ability to work with volunteers and experience in accessing funding.  You would be part of a small team who would support you in getting to know the details of this varied and interesting role.

The role is based at Diocesan House in Easton near Norwich (NR9 5ES) although substantial travel within the diocese will be required.


35 hours per week (fixed term until March 2024)

Salary Band D3-D5 starting at £25,361

Closing date: Wednesday 4 May 2022

Interviews: Monday 16 May 2022

How to apply

For full details and to apply please visit the Church of England Pathways website.

Pathways (churchofengland.org)

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