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Energywise Adviser (4 posts including supervisor)

Organisation: Community Advice and Law Service
37 hours per week
£21,210 (supervisor £25,250)
Location: Leicester
Deadline: 15 July, 2020

The Community Advice and Law Service, Leicester (CALS) provides legal advice and representation on matters of debt, housing, welfare benefits and immigration. CALS has recently obtained funding for a new project - Energywise - starting in September 2020. Energywise will add value to the work CALS does to enhance the well-being of Leicester residents. It will support residents to manage their fuel accounts and to improve their financial circumstances and budgeting skills. We are recruiting a team of people to deliver this project: the Relationship and Development Manager, 4 advisers including the Advice Supervisor, the Training and Volunteer Support Officer and the Administrator.

You will deliver advice sessions at venues throughout Leicester, providing advice and assistance to the project’s clients on energy efficiency, money management and income maximisation, including assistance to apply for welfare benefits entitlements and charitable funds. You will deliver talks on energy management and assist in the promotion of the service. You will contribute to the support and supervision of volunteers. You will have previous experience of delivering advice on energy matters and/or personal budgeting, money management, welfare benefits or another category of social welfare law. All advisers must achieve the Energy Adviser qualification at City and Guilds level 3 within 3 months of appointment. Training will be provided if this qualification is not currently held.

Energywise Advice Supervisor (£25,250)

Your role will include direct advice provision; technical supervision of the advice team to ensure that the advice meets the required quality standard; liaison with our delivery partners to organise the advice sessions.

You will have at least 2 years’ f.t.e. experience of providing advice on energy matters, debt or welfare benefits, and at least 1 year’s f.t.e. experience as a supervisor in one of those categories, working to the AQS, SQM or Lexcel standard.

You will hold the Energy Adviser qualification at City and Guilds Level 3 or be able to achieve this within 3 months of appointment.

Please contact us for an application pack and application form at

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.



Address: First Floor, Epic House
Charles Street


Tel: 0116 2421 120