CareTech Charitable Foundation
About CareTech Foundation
Established in 2017, the CareTech Charitable Foundation is an independent grant-making corporate foundation registered with the Charity Commission. Funded and founded by CareTech plc, the Foundation has an independent Board of trustees responsible for delivering its Charitable Objects. The Foundation has ambitious and clear-sighted objectives to deliver meaningful impact to communities in the UK and overseas about which the staff of CareTech plc and its service users feel proud and strongly engaged, providing a unique contribution to the charitable marketplace consistent with CareTech plc’s values and approach.
The CareTech Charitable Foundation’s work is focused on the following three key objectives:
1) Physical and learning disabilities and mental health.
2) Skills development for the care sector.
3) Supporting our communities and the CareTech family.
The Foundation’s support is devoted to supporting those in need in the UK and in developing countries overseas.
Job Title: Grants Officer- Maternity Cover
Responsible to: Foundation Manager
Location: Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Position: Part time - 3 days per week (starting January 2019)
Salary: £25,000 Pro rata
Application deadline: Monday 22nd October 2018
We are looking for a Grants Officer with experience of grant making to join the team. You will be involved in all aspects of the grants assessment and grants management processes, as well as more general finance support. We are looking for someone with good organisational skills, financial management experience, strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
A) Grants management and co-ordination
Providing advice and support to grant applicants and recipients
Management of grants including: scheduling payments and reviewing progress to ensure compliance with grant agreements
Managing and keeping accurate records of applications and payments
Giving information and recommendations to the decision making panel
Acting as the initial contact for both staff and organisations seeking funding from the Trust
Responding to funding, grant application, and beneficiary enquires by phone, e-mail and letter
Working with external stakeholders
Communicating with sponsors and donors of each grant and supporting their stewardship
Producing and presenting recommendations and reports for decision-making committees
Take on specific research in relation to current funding priorities or potential new areas of activity as required
Supporting with coordinating and updating Foundation’s website and social media
C) Financial Administration
Managing and administering of grant payments
Keeping accurate records of applications and payments
Supporting on budget management
Day-to-day financial record-keeping
Essential Skills and Experiences
Experience in a grant -making role and an understanding of the issues involved in distributions of grants
Demonstrable experience of administrative work
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written for a diverse range of audiences
Working with external stakeholders
Good accounting and budget management
Ability to analyze complex information
Excellent team working skills
Excellent time management skills
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and cover letter, no longer than 600 words explaining how your experiences matches the essential skills and experiences.
Please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 22nd October 2018.