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Energy Advice Officer

  • Employer: Oxford City Council
  • Reference: OCC/21/170488
  • Published: Wed 27/10/2021, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: G6: £31,575 to £32,424 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers, Oxfordshire

The role
The energy advice service offers home visits to social housing tenants in order to help them reduce energy wastage, access financial support and save money on their energy bills

This supports the Council’s aim to reduce fuel poverty in our housing stock, and to help tenants access appropriate advice and support around energy related issues.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual with excellent people skills who ideally has a strong understanding of energy issues. Skills required are a mix of technical understanding with an ability to communicate sympathetically and clearly to a range of people.

About us
Oxford City Council prides itself on delivering high quality, cost effective public services. Oxford is a world class city and the Council has high aspirations for its services and employees. We are a multi-award winning Council and in May 2017 we were re-accredited at Gold level for Champion IiP status. Our other awards include the Institute of Revenues Rating & Valuation (IRRV) ‘Excellence in Innovation (General)’ winners 2017, Oxfordshire Environment Partnership (OEP) ‘Best Food Waste Reduction and Collection System’, and several ‘Team of the Year’ national and regional awards across our Service Areas. This builds on our previous success in achieving ‘Council of the Year’ in 2015. We are accredited with the Customer Service Excellence Quality Mark which helps us to ensure that the customer is always placed at the heart of everything we do.

With over 700 staff dedicated to delivering the best service possible to our communities this is an exciting time to be working in Local Government. We focus on improving outcomes for local people and you might be surprised at the range and quality of the services we provide.

We offer a fantastic range of staff benefits that include generous holiday (from 28 days a year plus bank holidays), local government pension scheme, subsidised leisure membership, discounted travel and flexible working in many roles. We offer well-defined opportunities through our learning and development programme. We also have an employee wellbeing programme, an employee assistance programme and support via our dedicated occupational health service.

How to apply
More information is available on the role profile document. Please read this document to ensure that you meet our requirements. More information about working for the Council, our values and vision, is available on our web site.

Applications should be made via our online application system (no CVs please).
For further information and how to apply online, please visit www.oxford.gov.uk

If you are unable to access our website please call 01865 252848.

Note: For roles that require a DBS Certificate (Enhanced and or Barred List check), candidates are required to supply their complete work history. Please ensure you explain any gaps in your work history. Coronavirus information: It is intended to conduct interviews via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom or Jitsi; please contact us if this is not an option for you. For most roles the successful applicant will be expected to work from home for the immediate future. They should ensure that they have reliable and secure wifi access; a suitable workspace and are prepared to undertake distance learning and training.

Closing Date: 08 November 2021
Late applications will not be processed

Interview Date(s): 19 November 2021

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Louise Gallagher on 01865 252873 or email lgallagher@oxford.gov.uk.

We are an equal opportunity employer:
We value the diversity of our people and actively seek to have a workforce that represents the rich diversity of the community we support. We have policies in place to ensure that every applicant and employee can flourish and succeed. Currently we are underrepresented in some areas, and would particularly welcome applicants from BAME communities. All applicants will be given fair consideration for work and will not receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of any protected characteristic.

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  • Employer: Oxford City Council
  • Reference: OCC/21/170488
  • Published: Wed 27/10/2021, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/11/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: 22 hours per week
  • Salary: G6: £31,575 to £32,424 per annum - (pro rata for part time)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers, Oxfordshire

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