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PLA/1093 - Plymouth Energy Community Assistant Advisor
£18,795 - £19,554
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Ballard House Fixed Term until 31/5/2021 37 hours per week Grade (£18,795 to £19,554) pro rata

Plymouth Energy Community Assistant Advisor - Role Profile

Plymouth Energy Community Assistant Advisor  

12 month fixed term contract
37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, Grade C (£18,795 – £19,554).
Based in Ballard House, Central Plymouth.  

Do you want to help create a fair, affordable, zero carbon energy system with local people at its heart?
Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) is looking for an Assistant Advisor to bring enthusiasm and determination to supporting people in Plymouth.  You will be part of our Energy Team - tackling fuel poverty and domestic energy issues so that people in the city stay warm and well.  

The role is varied, rewarding and requires a skill for listening and creative thinking. Do you have experience in community work? Have you supported people to make positive changes? Perhaps you have some knowledge of health or housing already. Then we’d love to hear from you.   

Each day will be different and after training you will find yourself: 
 On home visits, supporting residents with advice
- Helping to train volunteers or partner organisations
- Making benefit checks to maximise a household’s income
- Learning to install simple measures like draught excluders, to give practical help in cold, damp homes. . Full training is provided and includes a City and Guilds level 3 qualification in Energy Awareness.

Please contact us if you are:
- Approachable and enjoy working with people of all backgrounds
- Able to stay focussed and calm when supporting people who are distressed
- Passionate about great customer service, and able to meet targets 
- Keen to learn new skills.
This is an exciting opportunity in which you can make a real difference to people’s lives. If you like what you have read, and would like to be part of a trail blazing community energy organisation we’d love to hear from you.

The Disclosure & Barring Service Check requirement for this post is: Enhanced. The post is employed and hosted by Plymouth City Council as part of a partnership arrangement with Plymouth Energy Community.  PEC is an independent charity and a social enterprise, with a cooperative ethos.  More details here:

This position is suitable for job share and will require some evening and weekend working. 

For more information, or an informal discussion, please call Clare Mains on 01752 307247 or email

Closing Date: Sunday 26 April

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