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Energy Adviser (part time)
Citizens Advice in East Dorset & Purbeck is looking for a part time Energy Adviser to join our dynamic organisation, joining our Dorset and BCP Energy Unit which runs across the whole of Dorset (both Council areas)
The Adviser will be responsible for the delivery of energy advice to households in order to reduce fuel poverty. The project aims to build financial resilience among vulnerable consumers and increase the likelihood of households being able to meet their heating requirements to stay warm and safe and avoid cold-related health problems. Advice may include reducing energy expenditure, income maximisation, avoiding debt and disconnection, and helping to resolve complaints.
This service will be delivered through various channels including telephone and online support, with some face to face and home visits. The post is part-time, being mainly based in the office at Wareham/Wimborne and located across both Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Council areas.
You will need to demonstrate proven competence in delivering advice to consumers. You may also be asked to train to achieve at least a NVQ Level 2 in Energy Awareness. You will need a full driving licence.
How to apply: Please download and complete the application form and email it to: [email protected]
Salary: Based on scale 17 £8,745.75 actual per annum
Hours: 22 and a half
Location: Mainly office based Wimborne/Wareham and home visit appointments
Type of contract: Initially 6 months fixed term, further extension dependent on funding
Deadline: 9am Monday 4th March 2024
Start: Beginning of April 2024
Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic Training Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking for a new challenge.
You will be responsible for developing a fresh approach to recruiting and training, ensuring that organisational training objectives are set, delivered, reviewed and updated as necessary.
Normal place of work: Hybrid – mixture of Wimborne and Wareham offices and outreaches and home working
Travel: Some travel may be required
Contract length: Permanent
Hours: 18 hours per week over three days
Salary: Between £30,296 – £31364 pro rata plus 3% workplace pension
Holidays: 29 days pro rata, bank holidays, long service entitlement and additional Christmas closure leave.
Generous contractual sick pay package
Line Manager: Service Manager
Please send completed applications to [email protected] by Friday 16th February
Hours: 37 Hours per week
Salary: Based on scale 17 £26,845 per annum
Type of contract: Initially 12 months fixed term, with continuation likely.
Location: Predominantly office based, working across Dorset and BCP council areas and home visit appointments, with some flexibility to work from home.
For further information including a Job Description, Person Specification and an Application Form, please contact [email protected]
Closing date: 9am Monday 11th September 2023
You will help at outreaches and community events, raising awareness of our services and chatting to the public. You may also do this at your school, college or place of work. You will have support and be part of a friendly team.
Adviceline is our Dorset-wide telephone service. As an assessor you will answer calls from the public on a wide variety of topics (see below). You will explore the client’s situation and look up relevant information to help. You may be office-based or working remotely but you will always have support.
You will help clients face to face and by telephone and email. You may help with awareness events, social media or research and campaigns. You will join us for a 30 week placement.
You will help clients face to face with accessing our public website to look for information. You may assist with simple forms.
You will help clients face to face or on the telephone with a variety of different enquiries. You will explore the client’s situation in detail and look up relevant information to help the client take action or take action on their behalf.
We also have volunteer opportunities which can be found on our Volunteer With Us page.