Salary: £27,900

Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 11 May 2021

Interview dates: 18 May 2021

(Please note that due to Covid-19 all our interviews are taking place virtually for the foreseeable future).

Are you looking for a role where your skills can directly benefit tens of thousands of families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people? Would you like to join a team that is determined to continue to provide vital services to those in need during these unprecedented times?


The role

As Grant Delivery Team Leader you will be responsible for leading excellence in Grant Services through effective team leadership, training, support and performance management of Grant Services Staff.  You will ensure maximisation of department performance against defined key performance indicators through effective real time management.

Main duties include:

  • Be a specialist on specific grant programmes delivered by Grants Services, including assisting with set-up, process development, implementation and review and monitoring performance and reporting.
  • Confidently undertake and present departmental operational reporting in regards to position against targets and work in progress to departmental and higher Management Team, for example weekly reporting.
  • Process first level appeals and complaints relating to Grant Delivery.
  • Proactively contribute to and undertake the reviewing and updating of department processes, recommending improvements and developing new processes as required.
  • Support, manage and lead your own team of Grant Delivery Officers/Administrators and, in conjunction with other Team Leaders, ensure leadership management and support of the wider department is effective to meet department KPIs.

This role would ordinarily be based at our offices in Monk’s Cross (York) however, as a result of Covid-19, you will combine home working with being office based. The health and wellbeing of our staff is of paramount importance to us and when you work at home you will be given all the support you need to join our team remotely, and transition back into the office when it is appropriate to do so.


About you

You will have experience of managing and prioritising workload for yourself and team and be able to manage conflicting and changing priorities and targets.  You will also have experience of working in a process-orientated organisation.  You will be able to extract relevant data from information, analyst and report on key points of interest.  You should be able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.


How to apply

If you are interested, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining how you meet the person specification to [email protected]

For more information, please download the job description.


About us

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.


Our commitment to inclusion, equality and diversity

Family Fund are committed to staff development whilst offering excellent benefits, including flexi-time, competitive annual leave entitlement, a contributory pension scheme and above all a professional, fun working environment where a positive work-life balance is encouraged.

Family Fund is a Disability Confident Employer and all disabled applicants who demonstrate that they meet the minimum requirements for the role will be asked to attend an interview.  If you have a disability and are happy to inform us, please highlight this in your covering letter. (Please note that you are under no obligation to inform us).