Please have a look at some of our news stories below:

​​Information & advice on     energy efficiency

Third party support

Tariff switching support

Assistance with national       grant funded programmes

Referrals and hand               holding support to individuals, households  and local         organisations


Income maximisation &         budgeting support

Assistance with debt and       low income

Life skills training​ &               workshops

Development and Support Officer - Salary £22,000 pa + 8% pension + £1,200 pa ECU, 35 hours per week

The successful candidate will ideally have experience and skills in supporting vulnerable households, have excellent interpersonal and communication abilities at all levels and be able to travel throughout Orkney. This post is subject to a Disclosure Scotland/PVG Scheme process. A job share will be considered.

Project Administrator - Salary £20,000 pa + 8% pension, 35 hours per week

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in project monitoring and reporting, as well as supporting a team administratively. A potential advantage will be experience in the financial computer software Sage. A jobshare will be considered.

WellBeing Orkney is funded through the European Social Fund to provide bespoke support services to fuel-poor, low-income and indebted households across Orkney.

To request information and an application pack, please email or write to The Manager, THAW Orkney, 15 Victoria Street, Kirkwall, KW15 1DN and indicate whether you require an electronic version emailed or a paper copy posted to you.

Please note: CVs not accepted.Completed application deadline for both posts will be Thursday the 17th August 2017 at 5pm. Scheduled interview date for the Project Administrator post is to take place on the 22nd August 2017 while the scheduled interview date for the Development and Support Officer post is due to take place on the 23rd August 2017.

We provide a bespoke hand holding service, which has involved supporting and assisting householders with hard to heat homes

We seek to co-ordinate and work in partnership with other local and national organisations in order to provide the maximum support for our clients




A service here to support you


"Absolutely outstanding, you couldn't do enough, THAW went above and beyond the call of duty"

Our mission is 'To work for households in all Orkney communities to reduce levels of fuel poverty and achieve affordable warmth'



“This will be the first warm Christmas we will have had in years, thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

THAW Orkney is a charitable organisation that was established in December 2014 to help assist fuel poor households in Orkney

“The staff were efficient, so kind and helpful. I cannot thank them enough”

What our clients say about us​

“So efficient and so helpful and they care so much. Lost for words.” 

mEET THE Staff

“The service THAW provides is so important for the people of Orkney"

helping to make a difference



Peter Rickard - Manager

Stacy Johnston - Senior Development and Support Officer

Please note - we are currently in the process of recruiting new staff

Job Opportunities

We are looking to appoint the following full-time staff to the project 'WellBeing Orkney : helping to make a difference" see below for further details