Green Doctor (Home Energy Advisor)

Groundwork South

Gravesend, Kent (currently working from home)
£22,500 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: carbon, climate & energy

Closing date: Monday, 22nd August 2022   3 days left

Are you qualified or experienced in giving energy advice? Do you want to help some of the most vulnerable people keep warm this winter and manage their energy bills? Come and join our Green Doctor team at Groundwork South.

Green Doctor (Home Energy Advisor) Kent and Medway
Reference: GD722
Location: Riverside Community Centre, Dickens Road, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 2JY/ Currently Working from home
Contract: Fixed Term Contract – March 2023 (with possibility to extend further)
Salary: £22,500
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Summary of role: Our Green Doctors deliver home visits and telephone consultations across Kent, Surrey & Sussex. Consultations are a mix of advice, installation of small practical energy-saving measures such as low energy light bulbs and draft proofing and referring on to other health and wellbeing services. We aim to reduce our client’s energy bills and save them money in a variety of ways including providing a bill switching service.

You will be a practical, people-person with a passion for helping vulnerable people. You must have either knowledge or experience in energy efficiency to provide tailored energy saving advice, and the ability to adapt your approach to suit our client’s varying needs.

You must be comfortable with lone working and in managing your own workload. Experience of training and working with volunteers is also desirable.

A qualification as Domestic Energy Assessor (DEA), NVQ Level 3 (6049-03) Provide Energy Efficiency Services, or City and Guilds Energy Awareness (6281-01) is desirable, but relevant experience within the field and a willingness to take the qualification will be considered.

A full clean driving licence is required.

General Information

  • This post is based at home until we are able to return to Home Visits, when it will be a mobile position working primarily across KENT with the designated office location in Gravesend, Kent, but may contribute to delivery across the South East and occasionally in London.
  • This post is subject to a DBS check.
  • The responsibilities of this post and reporting structure will be periodically reviewed.
  • This is a mobile position so a Full UK driving licence is essential and ideally access to your own vehicle for which you will need to be insured for business use. Employees are able to claim back mileage rates as per our Expenses Policy.

Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. 

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.

Closing date for applications: 22nd August 2022
Interview date: 30th August 2022
Start date: 12th September or ASAP


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.

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