Retrofit Advisor

Closing Date: 2023-06-05

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Location: Pity Me

Contract: Permanent - Full Time

Hours: 37 (Mon-Fri)

Salary: £36,786 per annum, inclusive of car allowance

Retrofit Advisor


Permanent post

Full-time, 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Annual salary and benefits circa £36,786 including car allowance

Ashington/Durham Flexible to suit the operating areas of Bernicia.


As Retrofit Advisor you will support the delivery of the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund SHDF Wave 2.1 grant delivery to Bernicia’s homes, improving tenants’ energy efficiency and comfort by ensuring effective contract administration and monitoring of the contract.

You will ensure effective tenant and stakeholder engagement strategies are in place and effectively managed in accordance with SAP2035 responsibilities, so that tenants understand their individual retrofit measures.

You will promote strategies relating to the improvement of the energy efficiency of Bernicia Group’s asset portfolio, maximising grant opportunities and ensuring grant draw down milestones are achieved in a timely manner.

We are looking for a likeminded and experienced person who has experience of effective and comprehensive contract administration and monitoring service for Energy Efficiency Grant Funding initiatives ensuring all key milestone requirements for grant drawdown are achieved.

You will have effective communication and customer service skills to support our tenants’ engagement throughout the retrofit programme.

The role is varied and is a key part of the success of our team.

If you want to know a bit more about this opportunity, please ring Gareth Wright on 07483900715.


In order to be considered for shortlisting for this role, you are required to include a covering letter demonstrating how you meet the criteria associated with this post along with your application by 12 Noon on Friday 2nd June.

The successful candidate will possess a full driving licence and have use of a vehicle for work purposes.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 13th June at Bernicia Offices, Abbeywoods Business Park, Durham.

We reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign earlier than the stated closing date should we receive a large number of applicants


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