Grants and Support Officer

Recruiter
CHM
Location
Cheam, Surrey
Salary
£28,407
Posted
21 Mar 2019
Closes
12 Apr 2019
Ref
153218_CCS
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you interested in working for one of the Top 100 Charities in the UK?

Our client is looking for an adviser to deal with enquiries and applications to their charity for financial assistance and advice.

Grants and Support Officer
Cheam, Surrey
Permanent | Full time
Salary: £28,407

You will be liaising with other organisations that provide services the charity offers to their applicants, and you’ll be dealing with statutory organisations and other charities in the process of making decisions and exploring other sources of help.

You will be a skilled communicator in writing, on the phone and using digital media. You will be confident dealing with challenging circumstances with empathy, sensitivity and clarity, gathering and interpreting information. Our client's aim is to make the most positive impact to alleviate the issues people face by offering appropriate financial support and advice in line with the charity’s procedures.

Key Skills required for the role:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with colleagues and people seeking help
  • Listening skills and ability to identify presenting and underlying issues to offer appropriate signposting and services
  • Ability to gather and analyse financial information and apply policies to make a financial support decision
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good team working skills
  • Good IT Skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, experience with databases)
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks with minimum supervision, prioritise and manage own workload
  • Basic knowledge of welfare benefits
  • Understanding of basic budgeting to help people maximise their income would be an advantage

Closing date for applications is 5pm on 12th April.
Interviews will be held immediately following the closing date.

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

This charity values a diverse workforce and they welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Strictly no agencies, please.

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