Grants & Programmes Manager



Recruiting Organisation: Heads On Charity in collaboration with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Working hours: Full-time, Part-time, Job share, Flexible working
Salary: £40,057 to £45,839 a year PA
Contract: Fixed Term for 24 Months
Location: Swandean , Worthing


Heads On charity in collaboration with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are looking for an experienced Grants & Programmes Manager, who is passionate about the role the voluntary sector plays in healthcare, committed to partnership working and who values the voices of people with lived experience in the development and delivery of services.

The role is based in Heads On, official NHS charity for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and will manage Heads On’s Grant Making function, including the Sussex NHS Charities Community Partnership Grants programme.

To protect the health and safety of staff/workers, patients, and those attending their sites, they encourage the workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.


Main duties of the job

The Grants & Programmes Manager will manage Heads On’s internal and external grant making function, ensuring their work is targeted, high performing and has a direct impact on the local communities’ health and wellbeing.

External grant making programmes include:

  • Sussex NHS Charities Community Partnership Grants funded by NHS Charities Together.
  • Mental Health voluntary sector grant making on behalf of the mental health collaborative of the Sussex Health & Care Partnership.
  • Sussex Staff in Mind hardship bursaries

Internal grant making programmes include:

  • Sussex Partnership service user hardship bursaries
  • Restricted & designated charitable funds supporting services across Sussex Partnership
  • Annual service improvement grant making programmes

You will manage all aspects of the grant making function, from development and implementation of new programmes through to assessment, decision making processes and monitoring and evaluation.


Read More here for Job Description,  Person Specification & Application for Job.


For questions about the job, contact: Rachael Duke;


Closing date: 8 May 2022





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