Grants Officer

  • Reference:BDCH1297
  • Location:
  • Department:Academy
  • Posts available:1
  • Salary:£29,500 per annum
  • Full/Part time:Full Time
  • Contract type:
  • Closing date:Wednesday, February 19, 2020

We are looking for a Grants Officer to manage the development and delivery of the Grant Programme Portfolio at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. The post-holder will develop monitoring and evaluation frameworks to measure the impact of the Grant Programmes on dogs and cats, grant recipient organisations and the Home.

About us

Battersea is here for every dog and cat and has been since 1860. We are a leading animal welfare charity and over the last 150 years we’ve grown from one home in London to three rescuing and rehoming centres across the South East. With c500 staff and 1000 volunteers, we have cared for over three million vulnerable animals We also campaign tirelessly to make things better for dogs and cats; sharing our expertise and educating the public and policymakers about responsible pet ownership. Join us and make a difference for every dog and cat.

Our Academy Team

Battersea has a highly respected global brand and is regularly approached by people working in the animal welfare sector both nationally and internationally, seeking advice and support. In February 2017 a project was initiated to establish the Battersea Academy, a Centre for professional development that trains animal welfare practitioners around the world.

Delivered by Battersea’s experts, the Academy’s educational programmes can be tailored to any size of organisation in every location and will equip practitioners with the knowledge and practical skills to operate effectively and to the highest possible standards.

Whether delegates work for a small volunteer-run shelter or an established animal rescue Centre, the Battersea Academy is here to help them improve the welfare of vulnerable animals anywhere and everywhere

What we can offer you

Our dedicated people mean that we can be here for every dog and cat. Whether you are sharing an office with our dogs or directly caring for our cats, our animals show their appreciation every day. There is no better reward than seeing the difference you make to the lives of our dogs and cats first-hand; although we also provide a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 28 days of annual leave (plus 8 days paid public holidays) per year

  • Generous pension contributions – up to 10% employer contribution

  • Free healthcare cash plan, where you can claim for a range of treatment including dental (£120), optical (£120), physiotherapy, chiropody and acupuncture (£300) every year

  • Annual interest-free season ticket loans

  • Discounted gym memberships and cycle to work schemes

  • Life insurance

So, if you are passionate about dogs, cats and about our work, then we’d like to hear from you.

For full details, including our job applicant privacy notice, please download our recruitment pack. You can apply by visiting our online application portal. All applications must be submitted before the closing date advertised.