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Technical Officer – Home Renewables

  • Full time
  • £26,609 – £29,461
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 23rd December 2021

  • Advertised from 26th November 2021
  • 35 hours per week (fixed term until 31/03/2022 with likely extension)
  • 8% employer pension contribution


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to work within our Technical Team at Home Energy Scotland South East to assist households to install micro-renewable technology and advise on energy efficiency options for hard-to-treat properties. This service is at the forefront of tackling climate change, and you can play a key role in Scotland achieving its goals for decarbonising domestic homes.

Based within the Home Energy Scotland South East advice centre at Changeworks, the role is a mixture of field-based and office based so a driving license is essential. You will join a skilled team with a focus on delivering an exceptional customer journey which starts in our advice centre right through to a tailored in-home visit which will identify suitable measures and potential available funding.

You’ll have a thirst for knowledge and be a great communicator with the ability to inspire customers to take action. Whether it’s a home visit, providing advice over the phone or delivering a webinar you’ll be able to clearly explain complex technologies in a clear and friendly way. This role may also involve engaging with householders at events in line with Scottish Government guidance.

We will provide you with a tailored training package including SQA-accredited courses in the services provided by Home Energy Scotland, City and Guilds in Energy Awareness and Domestic Energy Assessor training.

Changeworks is Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living. A trusted expert with over 30 years’ experience. Funded by the Scottish Government, we deliver Home Energy Scotland advice centres in South East Scotland and Highlands and Islands on behalf of Energy Saving Trust.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working, bike to work scheme, an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

Application notes

To apply: please visit our website -

Closing date for applications: 11am, Monday 13 December 2021

Interviews: W/C 13 December 2021

For further information about this post please contact Ewan Fisher on 07786 365 753

At Changeworks we remain working at home, where possible, in line with Scottish Government advice. This role is currently working from home, but we are carrying out home visits and are in attendance at events.

This role would have typically been based at our Edinburgh office however we are currently designing our new ways of working. Over the coming months we will be looking to offer increased flexibility about where we work, in a hybrid of home and office base depending on the needs of each role.

Changeworks ~ delivering positive low carbon living