Home Energy Advisor

Contract Type: 
Fixed term
Full time
Application deadline: 
Monday, 15 March, 2021 - 23:30
Fixed Salary
Groundwork North East & Cumbria

Job title:                   Home Energy Advisor

Salary:                      Circa £21,000 per annum

Hours:                      37 hours per week

(Whilst we are advertising this post as a full time opportunity, we have flexibility to also consider applications from people who can work part time)

Reporting to:           Programme Manager, North of the Region  

Location:                 Barrow-In-Furness, working across South Lakeland, Cumbria and homeworking

Contract:                  Fixed term until October 2023, with potential to be extended, subject to confirmation of further funding


About us

Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.

About the role

Groundwork has an exciting opportunity within our Project Team for a Home Energy Advisor (Green Doctor). Our Green Doctor will work across Barrow and South Lakes, engaging and offering practical support to people most at risk of fuel poverty, helping to make their homes more environmentally friendly and cheaper to run.

This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

About you

We are seeking someone with experience and knowledge of energy efficiency and fuel poverty programmes, who can support the Delivery of the Green Doctor programme which aims to tackle fuel poverty issues and increase energy efficiency. 

You will undertake assessments, fit practical energy saving measures and then offer energy saving advice to residents. You will be a confident communicator engaging the community to deliver informal training and encouraging  referrals to the Green Doctor programme.

For more information on the role, take a look at our Candidate Pack. Or for an informal discussion please contact Stephen Armstrong, Programme Manager on 07772976806 or Stephen.armstrong@groundwork.org.uk

Want to apply?

Great.  All you need to do is complete the application pack that’s available on our website;

https://www.groundwork.org.uk/jobs/home-energy-advisor/ or by contacting our office on 01388 662 666.

All completed applications should be emailed to HR.NorthEast@groundwork.org.uk or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Unit 14 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Industrial Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, DL5 6ZE. 

Closing Date:        Midnight on Monday 15th March 2021

Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.