Employer: Arun District Council Salary: £24,313 - £26,317 per annum pro rata Location: Arun Civic Centre, Littlehampton, West Sussex Contract: Permanent Working Pattern: Part Time Hours: 22 hours per week. DBS Check: Enhanced Closing Date: 10/08/2020 at 23:55 PM Reference: ADC-900089
Home Energy Adviser
Scale 6 (£24,313 - £26,317)
Part Time - 22 hours per week
Based at Littlehampton Civic Centre with home working and hot-desking options available.
Permanent (Please note - this post is part of a commissioned service and will therefore be subject to regular review)
Arun Wellbeing has a part time vacancy for a Home Energy Adviser, working within a proactive and friendly team at Arun District Council.
In order to tackle fuel poverty in a practical and effective way, Arun Wellbeing wish to recruit a Home Energy Adviser. The postholder will support the alleviation of fuel poverty across the Arun District by providing advice, including via telephone or through home visits where appropriate, to promote behaviour change and improve energy efficiency, with advice on reducing fuel bills and the installation of practical measures.
The postholder will have proven experience of delivering energy efficiency or affordable warmth advice direct to members of the public and understand fuel poverty and the link between cold homes and poor health. They will understand issues relating to deprived areas and disadvantaged people and be confident in referring individuals to other agencies. They will understand fuel bills and tariff comparison and be able to analyse data to target service delivery.
Arun Wellbeing has been commissioned by the West Sussex County Council Department of Public Health, to develop a prevention and wellbeing programme for adults of all ages. The Wellbeing Team support people who live and work across the whole of the Arun District, and therefore the postholder will need to work in different locations around the area. Due to this, applicants must have a full driving licence and access to a car.
Please note that this post is part of a commissioned service and will be subject to regular review.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Sarah Wilby on 01903 737862.
Further information including full job description, person specification and an application form can be downloaded from our website at www.arun.gov.uk
CLOSING DATE : MONDAY 10th AUGUST 2020
INTERVIEW DATE: w/c 17th August 2020
Arun has a commitment to equality of opportunity in employment.