Grants and Trusts Officer

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£28,000 pro-rata
01 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018
Part Time
Contract Type

Our client has an outstanding reputation for excellence in palliative and end of life care. They support people in Cambridgeshire who are confronting life-limiting illnesses. Their positive and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping patients to live well and their families to live on.

They are currently looking for a Grants and Trusts Officer who will be responsible for maximising their potential  ability to attract grant and trust funding to help fund existing and new projects as well as undertaking research from strong relationships.

Grants and Trusts Officer
Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part-time (15 hours p/w; place of work flexible between office and home. Although, extremely rare, evening or weekend work will be required and this must be accounted for in hours of work)
Based: Edge of Cambridge

This post is key to helping the hospice grow its income in a sustainable way to continue its abilities to supporting families throughout Cambridgeshire.

The successful candidate will have GCSE Grade C and above in English and Maths; proven ability to fundraise from charitable trusts and foundations as well as statutory bodies; be an excellent bid writer, with an experience of winning a variety of grants and trusts and building relationships with funders as well as have  high interpersonal and strategic networking skills.

In return they offer a range of benefits: Personal Pension Plan, Cycle to Work scheme, Study leave, Lease cars (eligibility criteria applies), generous holiday entitlement, Staff survey and Staff forum, access to Occupational Health services, Flexible working, ongoing training, Group Life Assurance and staff discounts to their in-house Bistro and Salon HD.

The services they provide to over 3000 people each year, include a 24 bedded specialist palliative inpatient care service, Hospice at Home, Community Nurses, Day Therapy department, Patient and Family Support including counselling and spiritual support, Complementary Therapy including lymphoedema care, small grants and transport.

The care that they provide is underpinned by an army of volunteers who take on a myriad of different roles: their support enhances the care that our client provide. Their Education and Learning Department, ensures they share their specialist knowledge and expertise with other healthcare professionals, helping to increase the excellence of palliative care across the region. 

Closing date: 21st March 2018
Interviews will be held on 5th April 2018

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