Communities Officer, Home Energy Scotland

  • Full time
  • £22,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st October 2019

  • Advertised from 8th October 2019
  • Depending on experience. This is a fixed term position until 30 April 2020.
  • SR 404


We have an opportunity for you to join the Home Energy Scotland team; working on the Scottish Government funded Home Energy Scotland advice service.

You will act as a key player to co-ordinate, manage and improve the Home Energy Scotland advice centre’s approach to working with communities. Working alongside the five advice centres you will: identify and facilitate best practice support to communities in order to encourage uptake of energy efficiency measures and behaviours, monitor monthly reports to ensure targets and standards are being met, deliver training and workshops to help staff improve their quality and performance and develop strategic partnerships with other interested organisations to increase the reach of the advice service.

Your ability to plan and prioritise work is essential in a busy environment and building effective relationships with key teams/partners, applying well-refined communication and influencing skills, will be key to your success. Having experience of working with communities together with your knowledge of energy efficiency and renewables will underpin your exceptional performance.

Application notes

Applications close 12noon Monday 21 October 2019. Interviews will take place w/c 28 October 2019.

For more information please visit EST Website.

To apply, please forward your curriculum vitae and cover letter explaining why you want the job to, citing the reference number of the role you are applying for in the subject line. CVs without a cover letter will not be considered.

Only people with the right to work in the UK may apply for this position.