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New Energy Redress Post at the DRC


Post: Energy Redress Trainer

Hours: Part Time ( 15 Hours)

Salary: NJC SCP 25 – 28, £23,111 – £25,463 pro rata per annum (£15.81 - £17.04/ Hour)

The Disability Resource Centre (DRC) is one of the leading disability organisations operating in Birmingham, Solihull and the wider West Midlands. 


Our mission is ‘to build a sustainable business to empower disabled people to take control of their own lives and to actively seek out opportunities to achieve their full potential as individuals in mainstream society’.  This is at the heart of everything we do.


DRC has been successful in acquiring funding from the Energy Saving Trust to support vulnerable cutomers with energy issues such as fuel poverty and referring them to indepth support.

The Energy Redress Trainer post is a unique role and will deliver the training and education component of the Warm, Safe and Sound Programme. The aim is to build skills and know- how to support independent living and develop resilience to face adverse situations arising from the use of energy. This will include a range of activities and supports to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults from harm. The post is an exciting opportunity to join our forward-thinking organisation to deliver a project to disabled people and those with long term health conditions across Birmingham, Solihull, the Black Country and South Staffordshire.


We are seeking an enthusiastic and results-driven candidate with a proven track record in the successful delivery of training; experience of curriculum and learning material development, including on-line learning; knowledge and experience of fuel poverty advice and guidance; and a commitment to consumer rights and working with people with a disability and long term health conditions. However, the successful candidate will be trained to ensure they have the required capabilities to deliver the programme’s objectives.  


Candidates must hold a teaching or training qualification such as the Level 3: Award in Education & Training and ideally a qualification in advice and guidance.


For further information, please refer to the job description and person specification link below; telephone Kay Lane on 03030402040

Candidates are asked to submit an application form by requesting this from Kay. Please ensure you include a response to the additional information in support of the application section, outlining your relevant knowledge, skills and experience against the job description and person specification. The completed form should then be sent to:


Kay Lane at the Disability Resource Centre by email to or by post to Information Health and Wellbeing Centre, Unit 18, ACE Business Park, Mackadown Lane, Kitts Green, Birmingham, B33 0LD


Job Description and Role Description:

Closing date for submissions: Friday 5th April 2019

Please note that the Disability Resource Centre is committed to equality and diversity.

Disability Resource Centre 2012 -  The Disability Resource Centre is a Registered Charity (No 1034581) and a Company Limited by Guarantee (No 2897250)