We want you to be our new Community Grants Programme Officer!

We want you to be our new Community Grants Programme Officer!

Role: Community Grants Programme Officer 

Reports to: Director of development & Partnerships

Responsible for: Co-producing, managing, administering and evaluating a pilot grants programme known as the Catalyst Fund.

Contract: 18-months, Full Time (35 hours per week)

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Community Southwark is the infrastructure organisation for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Southwark. We support non-profit organisations to run effectively, efficiently, sustainably and legally through providing a range of activities including training, face-to-face advice, online resources, holding events for information and engagement as well as hosting networks and working groups and providing policy insights and influence.

We also work with individuals and informal groups on social action, engagement, supporting campaigns, providing information on how you can get involved in improving your community and more.

We are a champion for the sector and look to ensure we have a seat at the right table on its behalf.

About Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity (GSTTC)

GSTTC is an independent urban health foundation working with others to improve health outcomes in Lambeth and Southwark. We’re currently working to:

  1. Reduce childhood obesity
  2. Slow down people's progression to multiple long-term conditions (MLTC)
  3. Find innovative solutions to the health effects of air pollution

The Catalyst Project is part of GSTTC's MLTC programme.. 

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity would like to run an 18-month pilot programme with five organisations in the Walworth area of Southwark to test and measure the impact of a place-based grants programme.Community Southwark have been asked to manage this process. This will involve co-designing, producing and developing the pilot programme, implementing it, and monitoring and evaluating both the programme and the health and wellbeing outcomes over 18 months. There is an expectation that if successful, the programme will be scaled up across Southwark

Please see the full job description here and our Equal Opportunities Form

To apply:

Please send a covering letter outlining how your experience meets the job and person specification (no more than two-sides of A4) and your CV and the equal opportunities form to: recruitment@communitysouthwark.org

Closing date: Monday 30th March 2020 (Midnight)

Interviews: TBC

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the role please call Deborah Hayman on 020 7358 7021.

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