Your Questions Answered
Here you can find the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about applying for a job with and working for Historic England.
Who do I contact if I have a query about a job advertised or the recruitment process?
If you have a query regarding your application or would like to know more about a particular vacancy please contact [email protected].
However, before contacting us please check to see whether your question has been answered here.
Where can I find out more about Historic England?
If you would like to find out more about the work that we do at Historic England, please see the following sections of our website:
How can I find out more about volunteering opportunities?
We are committed to involving volunteers in our work. As a result of our unique role within the heritage sector our volunteer roles are extremely varied. Please see our Volunteering section for more information on opportunities that are currently available.
I'm interested in the heritage sector. How can I find out more about the career options available?
Our aim is to champion our historic places and advise the Government and others to help today's generation get the best out of our heritage and make sure it is protected for future generations. To find out more about what we do, please see the What We Do section.
For more general information please also see our sections on:
Can I use the same application form to apply for more than one job?
Yes, you are welcome to apply for any vacancies which interest you - but please check that you meet the criteria for the role before applying. Once you have completed your personal details on the first page, your previous application will normally be recalled. You can then tailor and amend the responses for the other job(s) before submitting your application.
How will I know if my online application form has been submitted successfully?
You will receive an email confirming that we have received your application form. There is normally a two-hour delay before this is received. Please make sure you check your spam filters, but if you have not received an email within 24 hours please contact us via [email protected].