Energy Advisor/Caseworker/Community Energy Champion

  • Job Reference: 00003111-1
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Community Energy Plus
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £21,758 to £22,369
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service, Community & Sport, Mining / Oil / Gas, Retail & Consumer Products, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: Fixed term contract until 30 September 2022 (with potential to extend)
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

2 x Energy Advisor/Caseworker vacancies:

We are looking for two Energy Advisors/Caseworkers based in Cornwall to join our team to deliver effective advice on energy efficiency and energy bill management to help householders achieve warmer healthier homes; and deliver case work for the Energy Redress funded Cornwall Energy Advice Service and other projects, applying our HAHA methodology (in-Home Advice, Handholding and Advocacy).

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.

1 x Energy Advisor/Community Energy Champion vacancy:

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 an energetic and 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.

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