Energy Advisor/Community Energy Champion

Organisation
Community Energy Plus
Reference
VAC-5350
Sector
Agriculture, Animals & Plant Resources, Banking & Finance, Business & Management, Charities and Social Enterprise
Location
Truro, Cornwall
Salary Details
£21,758/OF5 rising to £22,369/OF6
Hours of work
37.5 hrs/week
Job Type
Contract
Interview Date
22/09/2021 (Anticipated)
Closing Date
19/09/2021
This role is designed to deliver the Warm Wales funded ‘Healthy Homes, Healthy People’ (HHHP) programme in Cornwall.

Job Description

This role is designed to deliver the Warm Wales funded ‘Healthy Homes, Healthy People’ (HHHP) programme in Cornwall. This programme is supported by Cornwall Council, Warm Wales and the mains gas network provider Wales & West Utilities; the purpose of the programme is to identify, engage and assist households who have difficulty keeping their homes warm, dry and safe. The project will see outreach across the whole of Cornwall but will be targeted to specific areas and communities.

We’re looking for a self-motivated individual, able to be responsible for delivering this community focused project across Cornwall. The role involves working in selected neighbourhoods to identify and help vulnerable fuel poor households, particularly those living in low quality housing with insufficient or inadequate heating and experiencing fuel poverty.

The Healthy Homes, Healthy People programme addresses four key priorities when engaging these households:

• Home and personal safety
• Income maximisation

• Affordable warmth

• Health and wellbeing


The purpose of the engagement is to identify areas of need for the householder and to provide signposting, advice and guidance to assist these households improve their situation.

Ideally, applicants should hold a City & Guilds 6281 Level 3 certification in Energy Awareness. Appropriate training will be given if this qualification is not held prior to appointment.

Company Description

Community Energy Plus is a multi-award winning charity that has been delivering sustainable energy projects and advice since 1998. Our mission is to tackle climate change, promote sustainable energy and reduce fuel poverty. Our team has extensive experience of providing specialist outreach support to over 320 community energy projects; we have secured over £2.1m for community projects towards a total value of over £4.4m.

Other Application Details

To make an application, please visit the Community Energy Plus website where you can complete the application form and equalities monitoring form and send to recruitment@cep.org.uk for the attention of Dr Tim Jones.

For any enquiries relating to this post, please contact Dr Tim Jones at recruitment@cep.org.uk

We are unable to respond to every application. Applicants who will be offered an interview will be contacted by email. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 22nd September 2021.

Communications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

The deadline for applications is 5pm, Sunday 19th September 2021

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