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Charitable Grants Manager - The Insurance Charities

London, UK
Closing on 7 August 2024

The Insurance Charities has been serving those working in insurance since 1902, delivering life changing support for past and present insurance employees and their families facing challenging circumstances. They are now looking for an experienced Charitable Grants Manager to join them as they embark on a period for growth and development, including a rebrand planned for the autumn.

In this newly created role, the new Charitable Grants Manager will manage services that support and empower people to move forward in their lives, assess and recommend support in respect of applications and provide operational management to our casework team and volunteer visitors. 

You will be passionate about delivering compassionate support and innovative solutions to create better futures for people who have served the insurance industry, and will

  • Have, ideally 5 years, demonstrable experience in a similar role, including at least two years line management.
  • Have an empathetic, calm and considered approach having delivered outcome-focussed solutions for those facing challenging circumstances, with technical knowledge of UK welfare benefits and some working knowledge of matters relating to health, social care and housing provision.
  • Be highly organised with the ability to manage challenging caseloads, plan and prioritise your work and that of your team in the face of competing demands, able to work on own initiative as well as be a supportive team member.
  • Be proficient in assimilating and understanding information. be self-motivated, positive, open minded to change with an ability to respond positively to changing priorities, with a creative approach to adapting methodology to ensure the vision and mission for the charity is realised.
  • An effective leader, who can encourage professional development, will influence others and tailor communication methods as required, implementing best practice across the team to ensure efficient and effective operational delivery which is regulatory compliant. 

We are looking for someone who is person centred and confident in the delivery of holistic services that empower people to move forward in their lives, can assess the operational impact of regulations and policies and who has a good understanding of safeguarding, risk and needs assessments and their delivery.

For more information, please contact Louise Portnall, Recruitment Consultant, Charisma Charity Recruitment. Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or other category protected by law.

Salary: £43,500 (basic salary £35245 + non pensionable London Weighting £8,255) Plus generous defined contributions pension scheme of 20% employer contribution after completion of probation

Location: London (Potential for 1 day home working once probation completed)

Closing date: 7 August 2024.  Please note that if a suitable candidate is found the role will close early, so please apply without delay.

Louise Portnall
Recruitment Consultant
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