Grants Administrator

We are looking for a patient and methodical Grants Administrator to join our team, processing grants to our members.

Salary
£23,811 per annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Location
London
Closing Date
Closing date is midnight on 24 September 2017

Blind Veterans UK believes that no one who has served our country should have to battle blindness alone. We offer blind veterans access to the highest quality of services to help them discover life beyond sight loss.

We are looking for a patient and methodical Grants Administrator to join our team, processing grants to our members ensuring they receive the financial assistance they need. 

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager (East), the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Processing applications and instructing payments for regular and one off grants.
  • Preparing high volume and individual correspondence with members.
  • Responding to queries from members, Community Support Workers and external agencies over the phone.
  • Working with colleagues to develop the in house beneficiary database. 

Numerate, articulate and with a flexible approach, you will have a good level of IT literacy including databases, and excellent communication skills. The abilities to work under initiative and to maintain a high degree of confidentiality are also vital. 

Benefits include free life assurance and a generous pension scheme. 

To apply, please download the application and personal details forms below. Completed forms should be returned to recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk

Closing date: Sunday 24 September 2017 at midnight

Interview date: Monday 2 October 2017

If any part of the application process is inaccessible to you, please advise us via recruitment@blindveterans.org.uk 

We're often lucky to receive many enquiries and applications for our vacancies. Because of this we don't acknowledge each one - if you haven't heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won't be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

Grants Administrator - Job Description & Person Specification

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