Middlesbrough Environment City works across Middlesbrough to promote and encourage healthy and sustainable living.

Middlesbrough Environment City currently have 2 vacancies:

Warm Homes Engagement Officer

Salary: £19,613 to £21,121
Hours: 30 hours per week

A great opportunity to work across the Tees Valley, raising awareness of the Warm Homes Programme and helping to tackle fuel poverty.

The postholder will work with statutory bodies, voluntary sector organisations and community groups, highlighting the causes and impacts of fuel poverty. They will support organisations to make referrals for support, particularly to the Warm Homes Fund programme.

The successful candidate will have experience in delivering training and awareness-raising to community groups, volunteers and front-line staff. A proven track record in the delivery of energy efficiency programmes, including providing advice, accessing home energy efficiency measures and making referrals to partner agencies for additional support would be an advantage.

For further details and an application form, please contact Middlesbrough Environment City on 01642 579820 or email info@menvcity.org.uk .

Closing date: Monday 29th May

Affordable Warmth Advisor

Salary: £19,613 to £21,121
Hours: 37 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced person to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable, lonely and isolated people over 50 in Middlesbrough, through the provision of home energy efficiency advice and support.

You will provide general home energy efficiency advice to people over 50 in a range of venues including people’s homes, community venues and public events. Adopting a holistic approach, you will engage with people over 50 to identify any additional factors that might impact on their loneliness and isolation. In addition, you will provide training to front-line staff and community organisations, with a focus on engaging the health & social care sector. Raising awareness of the issue of fuel poverty and making them aware of how to make referrals for help.

With previous experience of providing one-to-one advice and delivering training in community settings, you will be person focussed with a commitment to delivering excellent person-centred service. Previous experience in home energy advice is desirable but not essential as appropriate training can be provided.

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this position, then we would like to hear from you. For further details and an application form please contact Middlesbrough Environment City on 01642 579820 or email info@menvcity.org.uk . The programme is funded by the National Lottery through the National Lottery Community Fund.

Closing date: Monday 29th May

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