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P/T Energy Trainer

Energy Trainer
Blend of office (Edinburgh-based) and home working
21 hours per week
Fixed Term through to 31/07/2024
Salary £26,500 pa pro rata

Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of community and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline, publications and workshops. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Community Connecting Service and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

This is an exciting new opportunity to help older people make the most of their energy rights and afford warm homes in later life.

Our Information and Project Development Team are looking for a part-time Energy Trainer to:

  • Develop and deliver new online (zoom) and face-to-face energy advice workshops for older people in Scotland and those who support them.
  • Share the administration and the delivery of social security online and face-to-face training.
  • Train corporate partners about the issues people face in later life.
  • Collect qualitative and quantitative feedback for project evaluation.
  • Support the development of Age Scotland’s energy related information resources.

The post will be a blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work.

Due to the Covid outbreak in the UK, we have adapted our way of working to ensure the ongoing delivery of services, while minimising risk to our employees. Depending on guidance from the Scottish Government regarding the lifting of lockdown restrictions, this role may initially be completely home based, incorporating office work and face to face contact when it is safe to do so.

In return for your expertise and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, a range of learning and development opportunities, optional healthcare benefits and a contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 9%.

If you have the skills, experience and ambition required to fulfil this role, then please apply now.

Full details of the role are available below. Please contact recruitment@agescotland.org.uk with any queries about this role

Download the Role Description

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Please complete the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form below and return by email to recruitment@agescotland.org.uk 

Due to the ongoing Covid situation, all our staff are currently working from home with access to the office granted only for business critical purposes. We are therefore unable to accept postal applications at this time. 

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Closing date: 5pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021.

Interviews will take place via Zoom (video conferencing software) on Friday 27 August 2021.

If you have any questions, please do get in touch at recruitment@agescotland.org.uk.

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