St Andrews Environmental Network
St Andrews Environmental Network

Charity registered in Scotland SC045253

We are a charity aiming to reduce CO2 emissions and promote sustainable living within the community.

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Energy Advisor

  • Full time
  • £23,000 – £26,000
  • North East Fife and Glenrothes
  • Closing 15th March 2024

StAndEN are a partner in the award-winning Cosy Kingdom project, which delivers energy & fuel poverty advice services for householders in North East Fife & Glenrothes, making home energy visits, providing talks and workshops on saving energy and attending events to raise the profile of the project.

This exciting new post will be part-funded by Fife Council and Local Energy Advice Partnership (LEAP). The successful post holder will be working across North East Fife and Glenrothes, delivering energy advice via home visits and telephone calls, providing outreach events, running multiple targeted social media campaigns, engaging with local

community stakeholders and installing simple energy-saving measures.

This new part-funded post will require time split between two projects- 3-days per week working in Glenrothes and 2-days per week delivering energy advice at home visits across the region.

Full training will be provided, including City and Guilds qualifications.

Specific responsibilities

  • To carry out home energy audits, offering one-to-one tailored advice, support and information to householders
  • Provide telephone appointments, home visits, and outreach events in the Glenrothes area
  • To work as a dedicated LEAP Advisor 2 days a week, delivering at least 6 home visits per week
  • Install simple energy-saving measures in client homes to help them save energy and reduce their carbon footprint
  • To deliver events, workshops and talks for community groups & to the wider public
  • Attend local events (within North East Fife & Glenrothes) to promote the project and wider charity objectives
  • To develop, deploy and manage six targeted social media campaigns
  • To work with the StAndEN team to develop activities and resources to raise awareness of home energy use, and to change attitudes and behaviours
  • To engage a wide range of people with the project
  • To assist in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation systems
  • To assist with the completion of project reporting
  • To develop a network of contacts, including local community groups, for the project to work with

The role will involve regular travel across North East Fife and Glenrothes, so any candidate must have a full driver’s licence and access to a vehicle

General Responsibilities

  • To work as part of the St Andrews Environmental Network team to promote & encourage understanding of environmental issues and Fuel Poverty
  • To promote the values of St Andrews Environmental Network when working in the local community
  • To engage with members of the public in a positive and constructive way, ensuring that their needs are met
  • To provide excellent customer service
  • To communicate effectively with the team
  • To report on the success of allocated tasks, both verbally and in writing
  • To work effectively with other team members (staff & volunteers) to achieve goals
  • To work constructively with project partners
  • To report on the success of allocated tasks
  • To comply fully with the organisation’s ethos, policies and procedures and relevant legislation
  • To attend and contribute to team meetings
  • To undertake other duties in line with the job purpose and wider charity activities

Responsible to:Senior Energy Advisor

Place of work:The Eco Hub, St Andrews; community locations; client homes throughout North East Fife and Glenrothes; hybrid home working, depending on role.

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Top job! Chief Executive Officer

  • Full time
  • £34,000
  • St Andrews
  • Closing 1st February 2024

St Andrews Environmental Network’s Chief Executive is retiring after nearly 14 years of leading the organisation and growing the range of projects being delivered. As a result, the Board of the charity are about to start the recruitment process for a new Chief Executive. They are looking for an experienced leader to take the charity on the next stage of its journey. The Chief Executive will take a strategic lead in the development of St Andrews Environmental Network’s activities and will lead a team of 12 staff and 25 volunteers to deliver a range of grant-funded projects and social income-generating activities.

St Andrews Environmental Network’s work is diverse and includes programmes of action towards more sustainable lifestyles. Our work encourages individuals, households, community groups and businesses to make the area a greener and fairer place to live. We work throughout North East Fife and Glenrothes, often in partnership with other charities and public-sector organisations. Projects include the Cosy Kingdom energy advice service, Climate Friendly Home, Clean & Green, StAndReuse, St Andrews Beach Wheelchairs, Sustainable St Andrews, The Eco Hub and Community Garden.

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Projects Administrator

  • Part time
  • £20,532 pro-rata
  • Based in the Eco Hub, St Andrews
  • Closing 12th June 2023

St Andrews Environmental Network (StAndEN) is a community-led charity and development trust, working within St Andrews to educate and engage local residents about the environment and climate emergency, and to encourage actions to protect the planet and change to more environmentally-friendly behaviour.

We aim to bring together the community, businesses, and town stakeholders to work towards a more sustainable St Andrews.

Overall Job Purpose:

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the environment? Do you thrive in a dynamic and supportive work environment? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to contribute to our mission of creating a sustainable future. We seek a skilled and enthusiastic Projects Administrator to join our team on a 1-year fixed-term basis with the potential for extension.

This vacancy has now closed

Energy Advisor

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • St Andrews
  • Closing 1st July 2022

St Andrews Environmental Network is a community-led charity and development trust. Founded in 2012, we now have 10 projects, all with the common aim of helping the local community reduce their carbon emissions and work towards a sustainable lifestyle.

We have 3 energy projects from engaging with residents of North East Fife & Glenrothes about renewable technologies to helping to alleviate the effects of Fuel Poverty.

Due to the recent increase in the cost of living, our demand for energy advice appointments has significantly increased. As such, we have secured new funding to increase our energy team and be a part of the award-winning Cosy Kingdom project.

The Energy Advisors deliver telephone advice and home visits to residents of North East Fife & Glenrothes, deliver talks and workshops on energy advice and the work of the project, to various community groups and attend events to promote the work of the project.

We are looking for someone to join the team who has excellent communication skills and a passion to help tackle Fuel Poverty and work with the community towards a cleaner, greener future."