Family Action

Energy Advice Workers - Bradford Energy Advice (Contract)

Bradford | £19,974 - £22,584 per annum

Job Function: Social Care
Industry Sector: Charity & Not-for-Profit

Energy Advice Workers - Bradford Energy Advice (Contract)
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Grade 2 (lower): £19,974 - £22,584 per annum

Fixed term 12 month contract
37 hours per week

Family Action is delighted to have been awarded grant funding from the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme to run the Bradford Energy Advice Service which will be launched on September 1st 2020.

The Bradford Energy Advice Service will:

- Work closely and link with our existing advice service in Bradford
- Deliver high quality energy, fuel poverty and income maximisation advice
- Support users to improve their health, wellbeing and quality of life
- Increase income and reduce debt
- Work as part of a whole systems approach and with key stakeholders in the field

In this exciting new role as Energy Advice Worker you will provide service users with support through one off advice or through case work as appropriate. In addition to working in the Advice Centre you will be required to deliver short workshops in community settings and deliver support in users’ homes and outreach community venues across Bradford. You must be able to travel across the Bradford district to outreach venues and home visits.

The successful candidates will need substantial experience of providing advice on welfare benefits and debt management and be experienced in working holistically with clients when tackling their issues. For one of the posts you must be able to speak Urdu and or Punjabi fluently.

The successful candidates will be motivated, passionate practitioners who strive for excellent standards and are committed to achieving National Energy Action City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency.

Our Values: A people focus, Mutual Respect, Excellence in all we do and a Can Do attitude.

If you can relate to these and have the necessary skills and attitude, we can offer you:

- A competitive salary, leave entitlement and pension scheme
- Career development opportunities
- A full induction and on-going quality training
- The opportunity to become part of FA initiatives
- Flexible working hours
- Managed workloads with regular supportive and reflective supervision

For an application pack and further information, including the benefits we offer, please visit select the apply button and complete the application form.

Closing date: 15th July 2020, midnight
Interview date: 22nd July 2020

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Other organisations may call this role Support Worker, Welfare & Benefits Support Worker, Debt Management Advisor, Welfare & Benefits Advisor, Welfare Benefits Officer, Benefits Advice Officer, Welfare Support Officer, Welfare Advisor, Benefits Advisor Welfare Benefits Caseworker, or Welfare Benefits Advocate.