Changeworks Graduate Scheme


Edinburgh or Inverness
£20,327 - £21,742 pa + 8% employer pension contribution

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 18th July 2022  

Changeworks Graduate Scheme  
35 hours per week. Full or part time. Fixed term for two years 
Hybrid role based in Edinburgh or Inverness 

Are you a recent graduate looking for a role responding to the climate emergency? Joining our graduate scheme you could soon be playing an important role at the heart of our operations whilst getting a great grounding to develop your career.

About the role

Changeworks is launching a new graduate scheme to draw fresh talent into the organisation as we enter a key growth phase. Our ambitious three-year strategy will see opportunities created across several of our teams, including energy advice, consultancy and project management, as well as our support teams such as digital & marketing communications. By completing our graduate scheme, you will be well placed to move into a role in one of these areas or another within the sector.

We are offering a fixed term, two-year programme where you will have the opportunity to work in different teams undertaking a wide range of activities that will give training, qualifications and experience to help you further your career with Changeworks or beyond. We are looking for recent graduates searching for their first professional opportunity. We offer flexible working and welcome part-time applications.

About you

We are keen to recruit people who share our values of passion, integrity, innovation, empowerment and collaboration to deliver our mission to decarbonise Scotland’s homes.

The scheme is ideal for recent graduates looking for their first professional role and who are passionate about addressing the climate emergency.

We welcome applications from any discipline. Any additional experience, gained for example from working with people in a customer setting, giving advice or encouraging others to act, leading a project, undertaking office administration, working with other organisations or groups, will be advantageous.

We are looking for people with an enthusiastic and positive approach and with an ability to work with minimal supervision. You will be a good communicator, have strong listening skills and have a problem-solving attitude, flexible outlook and the ability to adapt. A fantastic bonus would be if you had existing knowledge about housing issues, sustainable energy, or an understanding of fuel poverty issues.

About Changeworks

Changeworks’ vision is for a world where everyone is able to live, work and enjoy life with a low-carbon impact. We recognise climate change is the most significant threat to the environment and our way of life.

Passion, integrity, innovation, collaboration and empowerment are the values which drive us.

We are Scotland’s leading environmental charity delivering solutions for low carbon living. A trusted expert with over 35 years’ experience. Our strategy has five goals:

  • Identify and engage households across Scotland to take action to decarbonise their homes
  • Support households to install energy efficiency and low carbon heating systems to decarbonise their homes
  • Innovate delivery models and solutions for heat and energy systems for homes
  • Accelerate decarbonisation through research, evaluation, dissemination and influencing
  • Grow the capacity and capability of Changeworks to rapidly scale impact

At Changeworks, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone.


We offer a wide range of staff benefits including flexible working, cycle to work scheme, an excellent pension scheme and 26 days paid holiday plus 9 public holidays per year.

To apply: please visit our website to complete an online application - Working at Changeworks

Closing date for applications: 10am, Monday 18 July 2022

Interviews: Week beginning 25 July 2022

For further information about this post please contact HR via [email protected] 

Changeworks ~ delivering positive low carbon living