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Grants Officer




Salary:£26,000 to £30,000 Per Annum

Contract Type:Full time

Closing Date:17/08/2022

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Grants Officer

This is an exciting time for the organisation, and we are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Grants Officer to join at this critical stage of the charity’s development.

The Grants Officer supports the delivery of the local/regional grant making and grant management process, awarding funding to NHS Member Charities. The post will manage a geographical portfolio of grants, taking a relational approach to grant making. It will act as a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, by reviewing and assessing grant applications and monitoring funded projects.

Position: Grants Officer

Location: Remote based with preference to regional areas: North England, East England, Southeast, London, or Wales region.

Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum dependant on experience

Hours:  Full Time (35 hours per week)

Benefits: 10% pension contributions, 28 days’ annual leave

Closing Date:  17th August 2022

Interview: week of 29th August 2022

The Role:

The Grants Officer is an integral part of the Grants Team at NHS Charities Together which collectively delivers the grants programmes of the Charity to further the organisational impact strategy

Key Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the role holder are as outlined below:


  • To ensure that our relationship and interface is of the highest standard with all stakeholders engaging with the grants team
  • To ensure the provision of effective grant programme guidance and application/project development support
  • To review and assess grant applications against programme criteria and quality standards
  • To advise on enquiries from member applicants/recipients and ensure appropriate feedback is provided to unsuccessful applicants
  • To Provide analysis and commentary on application and grant portfolio for trends, quality, and scope, providing feedback
  • To contribute to NHS Charities Together learning and evaluation activities
  • To ensure a relational approach in grant management within a defined geographical portfolio
  • To support the Senior Grants Officer and Grants Manager where appropriate


About you:

To be successful in this role of Grants Officer you will need to have previous experience within a similar role and act as an advocate for the work of NHS Charites, promoting and supporting the impact of our membership.

You will have experience of:


  • Grant making processes and systems and relational grant management experience
  • An understanding of the landscape of grant making, ideally within the voluntary sector, health sector or NHS
  • Good understanding of charities and charity governance
  • Articulate, confident communicator
  • Collaborative and open approach
  • Passionate, driven and committed to delivery
  • Well organised and structured with an eye for detail 
  • Flexible and responsive
  • A team player who is also a self-starter and happy to work independently to develop and deliver objectives


About the Organisation

A national, independent charity caring for the NHS. Working together with the network of 238 NHS charities based in hospitals, ambulance trusts, mental health trusts, community health trusts, and health boards across the UK to help the NHS go further for everyone.

Please provide your CV and a supporting statement outlining how you meet the job description and person specification via NFP People. The supporting statement should be no more than 2 sides of A4.

Other roles you may have experience of could include Relational Grants Manager, Grants Officer,  Trusts Fundraising Officer, Foundations Fundraising Manager, Trusts and Grants Fundraising Manager, Fundraising Manager, Trusts Fundraiser, Trusts and Grants Fundraiser, Fundraising Partnerships Manager, Trusts, Foundations, Supporter Engagement, Bid Writing, Bid Writer, Bids, Bids and Tender, Key Relationship Manager, Trusts Executive, Trusts and Grants, Senior Trusts, Senior Trusts and Foundations, etc.

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