Are you looking for a role in the community energy sector? Are you passionate about achieving net zero and addressing the climate emergency? If so, please consider joining us at 361 Energy CIC to help us deliver our ambition to eradicate fuel poverty from North Devon and support our communities reach next zero.
We are expanding our domestic energy efficiency and retrofit services and we’re growing the team to help support us with that work.
Home Energy Advisors:
Due to the success of home energy projects across Devon, and an increasing awareness around climate change and energy efficiency, community energy groups in Devon, including 361 Energy, are seeking additional Home Energy Advisors (HEAs) to work on various existing and new projects.
HEAs are required to provide tailored advice and support on a 1:1 basis, helping residents to cut costs and energy consumption and help make homes warmer. Work is carried out via telephone assessments and Home Energy Visits. Participation at drop-in energy advice clinics in the community, talks to community groups, training sessions with frontline workers and partnership building with key local organisations are other activities that make up this role.
This is a paid self-employed role with hours to suit the successful applicant’s needs and availability.
HEA’s play an important role in the overall aims and objectives of Devon’s Community Energy Groups, working as part of an innovative team, directly helping to improve the lives of those living in our local community, as well as promoting a low-carbon life style.
There will be opportunities to progress to ‘Retrofit’ roles for those interested in developing a long-term career in this industry.
The skills and requirements:
- IT literate and own laptop or tablet
- Have own vehicle/access to vehicle for carrying out visits
- A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be required.
- Enthusiasm, dedication to problem solving, and ability to build rapport with residents and colleagues in the community
- A team player, able to work on own initiative with limited supervision
- Have previous experience of working with the public
- A caring and understanding approach and ability to show empathy
- Excellent written and oral skills
- Experience is preferred, but not essential. Training can be provided to the right candidate. A willingness to study and take a few exams would be required.
We currently have several positions available, please contact email@example.com or call 01271 599361 for more information.
2. Administration Assistant
Our domestic home energy service requires a lot of admin support, you’ll be essential to keeping things flowing for residents and advisors. The role involves:
- Covering the 361 Energy phone line and referring clients for home energy advice appointments.
- Overseeing the client database.
- Book keeping
We are looking for someone to work 2 days per week initially on a self-employed basis.
You will need:
- Great people skills
- IT literate and own laptop or computer
- A passion to tackle fuel poverty and the climate emergency
- The ability to work well independently
- A good eye for detail
- Book keeping experience is preferred but not essential
- An awareness of energy issues and vulnerability is desirable but not essential.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01271 599361 for more information.
3. Warmer Home Advisor
Application closing date: 9th August 2021, interviews 18th August.
This partnership project led by North Devon Voluntary Service (NDVS) will work with 361 Energy and the One Northern Devon Fuel Poverty Group to support vulnerable patients with health issues and those more at risk from the impacts of Covid-19 which could be made worse by living in a cold home.
The Warmer Homes Advisor will provide one-to-one in-depth personalised energy advice to patients, when they are at their most vulnerable and may have energy related money issues or risk living in a cold and damp house, endangering their health.
More information about the role & the application process can be found here on the NDVS website