Home Renewables Advisor

  • Full time
  • £26,024
  • Currently home working, however, the ability to travel to the office and around Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway will be required.
  • Closing 30th November 2021

  • Advertised from 16th November 2021
  • Contract Length: To 31st March 2023 with potential extension.
  • plus contributory pension


Based near Ayr, this dynamic organisation, an independent charity promotes energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport in the domestic, community and business sectors throughout South West Scotland.

The Energy Agency has held the contract to manage the Home Energy Scotland advice centre for South West Scotland since 2008. This is part of a Scotland wide network of centres, funded by the Scottish Government and via the Energy Saving Trust.

Home Energy Scotland south west covers the local authority areas of North, South and East Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway.

The Energy Agency delivers a variety of other contracts, including Home Energy Efficiency Programme for Scotland: Area Based Schemes for local authorities in south west Scotland and education work covering all aspects of advice on energy efficiency, micro generation and sustainability in North, South and East Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.

The Energy Agency is committed to reducing our own energy, water and materials waste, thereby improving our overall efficiency and sustainability.

Primary Purpose: The post of the Home Renewables Officer will form part of an existing team delivering effective and informative advice on energy efficiency, renewable energy and transport energy to householders. In addition to general advice, the role will also involve assisting householders to identify, evaluate and install micro-renewable and other microgeneration technologies to realise associated carbon savings as well as assist with hard to treat properties.

The Home Renewables Officer will be based at the Energy Agency and will promote microgeneration messages in Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway.

Application notes

Closing Date: 30 November 2021

Interviews: 15 December 2021

Venue: Interviews will take place via Zoom