Project Officer – Home Energy Support

Job title:                                           Project Officer – Home Energy Support Officer

Salary:                                               Circa £21,000 per annum

Hours:                                               37 hours per week

Whilst we are advertising this post as a full time opportunity, we will consider applications for job share and part time working.

Reporting to:                                   Programme Manager, North of the Region          


An office will be available in Barrow-In-Furness to enable working across Barrow and South Lakeland local authority areas.

Homeworking will be available.


Fixed term until October 2023, with potential to be extended, subject to confirmation of further funding


About us

Groundwork works across the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face. We provide training and create jobs, reduce energy use and waste, re-connect people with nature and transform whole neighbourhoods. Step by step we’ll go on changing places and changing lives until everywhere is vibrant and green, every community is strong enough to shape its own destiny and everyone can reach their potential.


About the role

Groundwork has an exciting opportunity within our Project Team for a Home Energy Support Officer. This post will work across Barrow and South Lakes, engaging the community and offering practical support and advice to those in need, helping to make their homes warmer, happier and cheaper to run.


This role is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure endorsed by the Disclosure and Barring Service. 


About you

We are seeking someone with strong communication skills and an enthusiasm for working in the community and helping people. You will help people in need – offering energy advice and fit energy saving measures. You will be confident in delivering informal training in the community and promote the project through referrals.

Full training will be provided, so having prior-knowledge of energy efficiency is not vital.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Stephen Armstrong, Programme Manager on 07772976806 or

Want to apply?

Great! All you need to do is complete the application pack:


HES Job Description

Person Specification

All completed applications should be emailed to or by post to Groundwork NE & Cumbria, Unit 14 Parsons Court, Welbury Way, Aycliffe Industrial Park, Newton Aycliffe, Co Durham, DL5 6ZE.

Closing Date:     24 June 2021


Make yourself at home

We want you to be yourself at Groundwork and we value everything that makes you unique. We recognise and celebrate your difference and together we make Groundwork a special and great place to work.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.