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Funding Officer - Community Projects 37 Hrs or PT minimum 25 hrs considered

Father Hudson's Society
Coleshill, Birmingham
£25,320.00 to £30,668.00 per annum
Closing date
17 Nov 2021

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Fundraising, Community Fundraising, Supporter Development, Trusts & Foundations
Community, Social Care & Welfare, Faith-Based
Full Time
Contract Type
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Father Hudson’s Care (FHC) is the social care agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham.  We require an enthusiastic Funding Officer to join our busy Community Projects Department, supporting those who are marginalised, the destitute, the homeless, rough sleepers, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants and older people.  Either home or head office based the post holder will also spend time in our partnership community projects across Birmingham and surrounds.

Our projects are a mixture of direct accommodation provision, outreach and community-based services delivered by staff and volunteer teams.  This role will work alongside our key projects including Tabor House, Brushstrokes Community Project, Fatima House, Sophia House and Young at Heart.  All our projects work in partnership with others, the role will also provide support and guidance to some of our partner independent charities/organisations including Maryvale Community Project, Hope Community, St Chads Sanctuary and Caritas Archdiocese of Birmingham,

We are looking for a positive and committed individual who understands working in the community and can help us to secure the funding we need to continue to develop and deliver projects to those most in need. With knowledge and experience of researching and writing funding bids for charitable trusts, National Lottery, other large funders, statutory grants and tenders, the successful candidate will lead on bids as well as being part of local bid writing teams.  The post holder will have excellent communication, planning and IT skills with knowledge on outcomes, monitoring and budget setting. In addition they will be flexible, have access to a car and be able to work to tight deadlines.

Father Hudson’s Care is a committed employer that proactively pursues our ambitions for equality, diversity and inclusion in all that we do, building on our core values.  As a reward for your dedication to our services we offer the following benefits:

  • Supported and bespoke full induction programme
  • Enhanced Society Sick Pay and Statutory Sick Pay upon qualifying period
  • Enhanced Annual Leave entitlements
  • Group Company Pension Scheme upon qualifying period
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme offering confidential support on personal and professional matters
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Employee suggestion scheme accessible via intranet
  • Online Payslips
  • Excellent free online and face to face training to help develop and enhance your skills
  • Investing in our employees by giving you the opportunity to study, enhancing developmental opportunities
  • Long Service Awards

For an informal discussion on the role contact Head of Community Projects

Visit for an application form or e-mail quoting post reference number P1497


Closing Date Wed 17th November 2021          Interviews Thurs 25th November 2021


We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive sufficient suitable applications.

Registered Charity No 512992

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