Green Doctor (Home Energy Advisor)
Posted on Jul 19, 2022 by CHM Recruit
Are you qualified or experienced in giving energy advice? Do you want to help some of the most vulnerable people keep warm this winter and manage their energy bills? Come and join the Green Doctor team at this charity.
Green Doctor (Home Energy Advisor) Kent and Medway
Location: Gravesend, Kent, DA12 / Currently Working from home
Contract: Fixed Term Contract - March 2023 (with possibility to extend further)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Summary of role: Our client's Green Doctors deliver home visits and telephone consultations across Kent, Surrey & Sussex. Consultations are a mix of advice, installation of small practical energy-saving measures such as low energy light bulbs and draft proofing and referring on to other health and wellbeing services. They aim to reduce their client's energy bills and save them money in a variety of ways including providing a bill switching service.
You will be a practical, people-person with a passion for helping vulnerable people. You must have either knowledge or experience in energy efficiency to provide tailored energy saving advice, and the ability to adapt your approach to suit our client's varying needs.
You must be comfortable with lone working and in managing your own workload. Experience of training and working with volunteers is also desirable.
A qualification as Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA), NVQ Level 3 (6049-03) Provide Energy Efficiency Services, or City and Guilds Energy Awareness (6281-01) is desirable, but relevant experience within the field and a willingness to take the qualification will be considered.
A full clean driving licence is required.
- This post is based at home until we are able to return to Home Visits, when it will be a mobile position working primarily across KENT with the designated office location in Gravesend, Kent, but may contribute to delivery across the South East and occasionally in London.
- This post is subject to a DBS check.
- The responsibilities of this post and reporting structure will be periodically reviewed.
- This is a mobile position so a Full UK driving licence is essential and ideally access to your own vehicle for which you will need to be insured for business use. Employees are able to claim back mileage rates as per the Expenses Policy.
About the Employer
This charity works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. They have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today they have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people's prospects, and promote greener living and working.
They are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that they do. Each year they deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.
Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2022
Interview date: 30th August 2022
Start date: 12th September or ASAP
To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.
Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.
No agencies please.