At Haven House our mission is to provide the highest quality palliative and holistic care services to babies, children and young people and their families in our local communities.  To be part of this valuable mission, we are looking for a Trusts and Grants Officer. Working in conjunction with the Head of Major Gifts, this role focuses on:

• Managing a pipeline of applications and reports;
• Preparing compelling written and verbal communications to funders and making timely application;
• Reporting on these projects to funders and in turn building great relationships with them;
•  Finding new Trusts to apply to and reinvigorating lapsed funders;
• Ongoing research into new avenues of funding.

Working with an established portfolio of Trusts including nationally recognised funders such as BBC Children in Need and other major grant givers, this is a role where meaningful relationships can be built by the candidate. The role will be a 50/50 split between working on this portfolio and bringing in new business.

You’ll be passionate about fundraising and enjoy being part of a successful, high performing and vibrant major gifts team, with the opportunity to grow and develop long-term at the organisation.

Haven House Children's Hospice offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
• 25 days annual leave
• Cycle to work scheme
• Pension scheme
• Interest free season ticket loan
• Free parking on site
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Please read the detailed job description and person specification detailing the experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and personal qualities required for this post. To apply for the role, please download the application form from the website and return to [email protected]

This role will be based at our beautiful woodland setting in Woodford Green where free on-site parking is available. Haven House can also be easily accessed from the Central Line.

If you are a potential candidate who would like to discuss the role, you can email Natalie Chevin, Head of Corporate and Major Gifts informally and she will be happy to answer any queries regarding this role and how it sits within the fundraising team.

• Permanent Role - 35 hours per week
• Annual Leave - 25 days
• Salary Range - £25,357 - £28,879 (dependant on experience)
• Closing date - Monday 28th October at 5pm
• Interview date - Wednesday 6th November 2019

Haven House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check subject to their role.