Grants Manager

Carers Trust

Location Flexible (office based, Southwark SE1, and/or home based)

Position Part time 28 hours per week

Salary £28,709 (28hrs) or £35,887 (35hrs) (Grade F) plus applicable London or home working allowance*

Application deadline 12:00, 5 July 2021

Carers Trust is the largest UK wide charity for the nation’s 7 million unpaid carers. Together with our Network Partners, we provide support, information, advice and services for children, young people and adults caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.

About the job

We are recruiting a Grants Manager to join the established and thriving Grants & Programmes Team, who lead on grant making and programme activities with Network Partners (independent carers charities) and those interested in developing support and effective approaches for carers across the UK. The team strives to positively impact the lives of thousands of unpaid carers every year via our direct grants offer to individual carers and the development of services and programmes that are led by and focused on enhancing the ability of carers to engage in society.

The Grants Manager will lead a portfolio of programmes supporting carers of all ages and act as a key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders in the effective development and delivery of funded projects. The post holder will also lead grant panels with carers, funders and staff and ensure that the outputs of all funded work is evidenced, shared and learnt from in the wider organisation’s work.

The successful candidate will have experience in grant or programme management, developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation processes and managing performance on a project and programme wide level. They will also have excellent attention to detail, good numeracy skills, and the ability to interpret complex data to evidence recommendations for next steps.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in joining a vibrant organisation and successful, cross organisational team. 

Carers Trust has a number of measures in place to support the carers in its employment including flexible working options and carers leave.

Please note:  The post is advertised at 0.8FTE but has the potential to be full time (subject to funding). Please indicate your preference for either 28 or 35hrs in your response.

Closing date for applications is 12.00 (noon) on 5 July 2021.

Interviews will be held online (via Zoom) on 19 July 2021.

To apply

Please visit Carers Trust's Careers site to apply:


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