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Northumberland County Blind Association has a vacancy within our Energy Project Team.

Northumberland County Blind Association offers free, confidential and impartial advice online, over the phone, in person and to community groups. 

The Energy Project provides advice and information on a range of energy related issues including reducing energy costs through tariff comparison and switching, income maximisation, addressing debt or payment issues and promotion of energy saving measures.

Funding from the Energy Savings Trust via the Energy Redress Scheme is allowing us to develop our energy offer in partnership with Northumberland Citizens Advice. 

We help with everything from providing equipment such as magnifiers, to demonstrating the benefits of using technology to those who have never engaged before.  We also help clients become confident in using technology to enable them to use online apps to compare energy prices and save money.  We demonstrate and issue magnifiers and other equipment to enable clients to manage their energy controls with confidence.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with relevant experience of providing advice and information.  Full training will be given to deliver the sensory equipment element.

Salary:        pro rata £22,014

Hours:       15 per week

Contract length:  This is a fixed term position until September 2022

Location: You will have an office base in Morpeth but will be expected to travel across Northumberland so a car user or access to a car is essential.

We would consider flexible home working

Closing date:         2nd June 2021

Interviews:              Week commencing 7th June 2021

Applying for the job:

To request an application pack, contact: Megan.armstrong@ncba.org.uk   

Northumberland County Blind Association is part of the Disability Confident Scheme and are proud to carry the positive about disabled people symbol due to our commitments regarding recruitment, training, retention, consultation and disability awareness. We recruit the most suitable individuals for each vacancy regardless of sex, sexuality, race, religion, ethnicity, disability, gender, marital status, social or economic background or caring responsibilities.

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