Community and Business Energy Advisor

Groundwork East

£23,327 - £24,143 pro rata

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy, sustainability

Closing date: Sunday, 29th December 2019  

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.

Community and Business Energy Advisor

Salary: £23,327 to £24,143 pro rata depending on experience
Location: Based Ipswich, to work across Suffolk and Norfolk.
Hours: Full time (37 hours) or part time (min 22.5 hours per week)
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)

Groundwork East has over 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future. As our activities develop and our area of activity expands we are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable and creative people to help us continue to develop and deliver our work with local communities to improve their prospects and environment.

As a Community and Business Energy Advisor you will deliver on-site and distance support to local community organisations and community energy groups with energy efficiency advice and grant applications and supporting the local authority with their power purchase agreement programme. You will also deliver on-site and distance support to businesses through the Carbon Charter project, undertake environmental audits and reviews, carbon footprinting and the development of sustainability and carbon management strategies.

The role requires a valid driving license, access to a vehicle with a willingness to travel, excellent communication, organisational and diplomacy skills.

For an informal chat, please contact Rex Kellett on

For more information including a Job Description and how to apply, please click through to our website and return your completed application pack to:

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 11th December 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 17th December 2019 in Ipswich

Proposed start date: January 2020

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