Project Officer – Home Energy Support

Working across Barrow and South Lakeland local authority areas (Barrow office or Home working).
Circa £21,000 per annum
11 Jun 2021
24 Jun 2021
Contract Type

Job title: Project Officer – Home Energy Support Officer
Salary: Circa £21,000 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week - Whilst we are advertising this post as a full time opportunity, we will consider applications for job share and part time working.
Reporting to: Programme Manager, North of the Region  
Location: An office will be available in Barrow-In-Furness to enable working across Barrow and South Lakeland local authority areas - Homeworking will be available.
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 Support Officer. This post will work across Barrow and South Lakes, engaging the community and offering practical support and advice to those in need, helping to make their homes warmer, happier 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 strong communication skills and an enthusiasm for working in the community and helping people. You will help people in need – offering energy advice and fit energy saving measures. You will be confident in delivering informal training in the community and promote the project through referrals.

Full training will be provided, so having prior-knowledge of energy efficiency is not vital.

Closing Date: 24 June 2021

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the apply button to be directed to our website where you can download the job description and application form. 

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.

No agencies please.