We are recruiting advisors to join the Energy Team

Jemma PEC

Posted on: 18 Oct 2021

By Jemma

We are looking for Advisors and Assistant Advisors to join Plymouth Energy Community (PEC) and its award winning Energy Team.

About you

You are a people person, passionate about supporting residents to improve their circumstances.

Perhaps you’re already delivering grass roots action on the journey to Net Zero or have a few years’ experience supporting residents in a frontline service, then read about our Advisor role.

If you’re just starting out in community work, and looking for a way to use your people and administrative skills in a role that makes a real difference, then the Assistant Advisor role is for you. Here’s what we’re looking for.

Energy Advisor:

  • A passion for working alongside residents to improve their circumstances.
  • A person-centred, flexible approach to support.
  • Thrives in a dynamic and collaborative work environment.
  • Able to stay focussed and calm when helping people who are distressed.
  • Experience of the welfare benefit system.
  • Knowledge and understanding of fuel poverty, energy efficiency and their effects on health.
  • An interest in the community energy sector and the transition to Net Zero.
  • Can build relationships in person, while remote working with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • An eye for detail and accurate reporting.
  • Ability to support Project Mangers in monitoring and attaining targets.

Assistant Energy Advisor:

  • Passionate about great customer service.
  • An approachable outlook and ability to communicate with people of all backgrounds.
  • An excellent eye for detail.
  • A flexible and collaborative approach to team work.
  • Comfortable working in a target driven environment.
  • An appetite to learn new skills around fuel poverty and domestic energy efficiency.
  • An interest in the community energy sector and the transition to Net Zero.

The Offer

Time: Full time roles, but we are open to part time arrangements for the right candidates.

Duration: Fixed term contract until 31st July 2022, with 3 month probationary period. Strong potential for extension.

Location: Significant flexible, home working. An expectation to attend regular home visits within Plymouth and some team meetings.


Advisor - £12.89 per hour, equivalent to £24,800 pa (dependant on experience/qualifications).

Assistant Advisor - £10.24 per hour, equivalent £19,700 pa (dependant on experience/qualifications).

Start date: ASAP.

Further details: Please email clare@plymouthenergycommunity.com to arrange an informal chat.

Application process: Please email a CV and covering letter describing your skills and why you think they would suit the role. Please note that a covering letter matching you to the role is vital (please refer to the expectations set out in this application pack).

Send to clare@plymouthenergycommunity.com

Deadline: 10am, 8th November 2021

Interviews: TBC

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