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University Hospitals Birmingham Charity is currently recruiting for a number of roles across the organisation - Grants Assistant/Officer and Senior Grants Officer.

Please see below for the job descriptions and person specifications.

For all roles, to apply please email your covering letter and CV to our Office Manager, gwen.eccleston@uhb.nhs.uk 

1. Grants Assistant/Officer (£21,000-£23,000 pa depending on experience)

The Charity is looking for a Grants Assistant or Officer to join our team. The role is based on-site with the ability for some home working as suits the candidate and the organisation. Most of the work will take place during office hours between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work for events.

The main role is to be the friendly and approachable first point of contact for the Grants Team, whether it's face to face, by telephone or by email. They are responsible for ensuring the income that the Charity receives is spent in the most cost effective way and that meets our charitable purposes.

The role is varied and includes ordering items online and through SAGE, liaising with our procurement and finance teams, ensuring items are receipted, paid for and delivered/collected, administrating the payment of invoices from the correct funds,  answering fund queries and sending out fund statements.

As part of the role you will also have the opportunity to liaise with hospital staff at all levels regarding potential grant applications, taking them from concept to application. For the Officer role we are looking for someone who already has experience within a grant making organisation who will be able to immediately take on some of the grant making responsibilities within the team. For those without this experience we would recommend applying for the Assistant role.

In addition to your CV we ask that all applicants submit a covering letter telling us about why you are interested in the position and any skills and/or experience that you have that you feel would be relevant to the role. You are welcome to tell us about any fundraising or voluntary work you may have previously taken part in, such as university committees, school PTA events, fundraising events or community volunteering.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 July at 6.00pm. Interviews will take place week commencing 8 August 2022.

2. Senior Grants Officer (£26,000 pa)

The Charity is looking for a Senior Grants Officer to join our team, providing leadership and support to other members of the Grants team. The role is based on-site with the ability for some home working as suits the candidate and the organisation. Most of the work will take place during office hours between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday, with occasional evening and weekend work for events.

The Senior Grants Officer’s main role is to oversee the Charity’s grant making programme and support other members of the Grants team. They should also be a friendly and approachable point of contact for our doctors and nurses, whether it's face to face, by telephone or by email. They are responsible for ensuring the income that the Charity receives is spent in the most cost effective way and that meets our charitable purposes.

The role is varied and includes considering grant applications from our medical teams, meeting and liaising with wards and departments to develop potential grant applications, working with the Charity Chief Executive and Trustees to assess the effectiveness of our grants and ensuring the general smooth running of the Charity’s grants programme.

As part of the role you will also work with the Fundraising team to develop their fundraising campaigns by explaining the impact of our grants.

We are looking for someone who already has experience of grant making organisations and developing and supporting team members who is looking to take on more responsibility within an organisation. 

In addition to your CV we ask that all applicants submit a covering letter telling us about why you are interested in the position and any skills and/or experience that you have that you feel would be relevant to the role. You are  welcome to tell us about any fundraising or voluntary work you may have previously taken part in, such as university committees, school PTA events, fundraising events or community volunteering.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29 July at 6.00pm. Interviews will take place week commencing 8 August 2022.

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