An independent NHS charity focusing on improving mental health care and support, particularly for those most severely affected by mental illness. As an independent NHS charity, we draw on our endowment to help NHS teams to enhance their work to benefit patients and build collaborative new approaches to some of the most challenging issues in mental health.
The Charity give grants, which range from multi-million pound clinical and research initiatives intended to drive change across the UK, to smaller scale projects directly supporting people who experience mental illness. They have a specific focus in their work on the needs and challenges of those who have experienced, or who are most at risk of experiencing mental illness.
We are looking for a Grants Programmes Manager (NHS) to join our recently established Programmes Team on a permanent basis.
Grants Programme Manager
Location: Denmark Hill, London (and home working)
Salary: £38,000 - £46,000 per annum (dependant on experience) plus excellent benefits
We are an ambitious and values driven team, currently entering a new phase of programme development where we are modelling new ways of working with award holders to develop evidence and increase impact.
We are looking for a Grants Programmes Manager who is excited about the journey we are going on, and who loves to work collaboratively and to be at the heart of making our partnership with the NHS really exciting and supportive.
We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic backgrounds, and we are committed to offering interviews to candidates who meet the role requirements and have lived experience of mental illness.
The Grants Programme Manager will play a specific role in our Charity’s mission – grounding us in our place and our partner’s service areas. It will involve building relationships with NHS staff across our four South London Boroughs - Lewisham, Southwark, Croydon and Lambeth.
The Manager will aim to achieve excellence in supporting NHS staff across the Trust to engage with the Charity and to make our small grants add up into a coherent, accessible programme of support. They will also act as lead contact for a number of our major NHS grants, aiming to develop the effectiveness of these significant grant commitments to the Trust, and to help them demonstrate and communicate their impact.
Closing date for applications: Monday 31st January
1st Interview date(s): 9th or 10th February
2nd Interview date(s): Wednesday 16th February
If you would like to receive the full job description for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Shweta Prabhakar:
Shweta Prabhakar: Shweta.firstname.lastname@example.org | 0207 820 7320
This Charity is an equal opportunities employer, and makes no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sex.