New Vacancy: Grants Officer

(6 July 2021 1:26 pm)

Job Title: Grants Officer

Location: Home based and Warwick offices

Line Manager: Admin & Finance Manager

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 pro rata

Hours of Work: 21 - 35 hours per week (occasional evening and weekend working)

Holidays: 23 days annual leave (increasing to 25 days after 4 years’ service) plus additional 2 days at Christmas, plus 8 bank holidays pro rata

About us

Warwickshire Vision Support is the primary local charity for people living with sight loss in Warwickshire. We offer a holistic seamless service from the point of diagnosis, through visual impairment rehabilitation to long term social support to ensure that any person with a visual impairment gets the support they need, when they need it.

We provide a range of services, including Vision Support (drop-in) Centres, Recreational Clubs, Home Visitor and Telephone Befriending Service, Advocacy and Hospital Advice Desks. As a Fundraising Officer, you will play a key role in sourcing funding for the delivery these services. We are a small charity with a big heart who are looking for someone who wants to make a difference.

We are now looking for a Grants Officer to grow existing income streams and develop new ones to meet our targets.

We believe that diversity and engagement is not only the right thing to do, but is the only way we can achieve our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures.

Main purpose of job: To co-ordinate, develop and deliver WVS fundraising strategy


Grant Fundraising

Record keeping and reporting

Presentations & Communications

Additional Fundraising duties

Additional Duties

This job description is to illustrate the primary duties and responsibilities of the job. This document reflects the job content at time of writing and will be subject to periodic change in the light of changing operational requirements. Such changes will be discussed with the jobholder and the job description amended accordingly.

The closing date for this role is 1 August 2021 with interviews taking place week commencing 8th August. You will need to submit your CV and a covering letter which includes why you think you are the ideal candidate for this position and what skills & experience you will bring to this role. Please note, CV only applications will not be accepted.

While we would like to contact all our candidates, unfortunately, this is not possible so if you haven’t heard from us a week after the closing date, your application has not been successful.

We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies.

Person Specification


Further essential qualities:

Desirable qualities:

Part-time hours: 21-35 per week

Application deadline: 01/08/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £24,000.00-£28,000.00 per year

Benefits: Work from home

Schedule: Monday to Friday

Work remotely: Yes

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