Role specification

Agency: Care & Repair in Powys

Location: Hybrid working (Newtown office and home based) and primarily covering Mid and South Powys.

Salary: £31,116 per annum

Hours: 35 hour per week, Two-year fixed term contract

Closing date: 07/03/2024

About the role

Job Purpose
To be part of the team of Caseworkers and Technical Officers operating across Powys, helping the agency deliver a holistic approach to meeting the needs of older or disabled
people in their own homes. The Caseworker (Home Energy) will take the lead role in delivering the Older Not Colder project in Powys and will be one of twelve across
Wales, based within and line managed locally in every Care & Repair agency, coordinated centrally by the Project Manager, Older Not Colder at Care & Repair Cymru.

The Caseworker (Home Energy) will provide advice, assistance and support to older or disabled people who wish to adapt, repair or improve their homes alongside those who
are in or at risk of fuel poverty, or who need to make improvements to the energy efficiency of their homes to alleviate cold.

The Caseworker (Home Energy) role will centre around the provision of a home visiting casework service that is holistic, problem-led and tailored to the individual’s needs.
Working closely with Caseworkers, Technical Officers and others in the Agency, housing problems and issues of concern to the individual that affect their fuel poverty,
health and well-being, safety and security will be addressed alongside reducing domestic energy usage, improving home energy efficiency and increasing household
income.

The Caseworker (Home Energy) will participate in regular Older Not Colder Networks as a forum for networking, learning, sharing information and good practice, and sharing
case information, data and intelligence to help with national policy work and evolving and improving the service. They will support the agency to grow its best practice in fuel
poverty, home energy efficiency and advice and ensure that clients receive a high quality service.

How to apply

More detailed information about the job and role can be found in the job description: www.crpowys.co.uk/recruitment.

You can also request an application pack by email to enquiries@crpowys.co.uk or telephone 01686 620760.

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