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Grants Programme Officer

Job description

Maudsley Charity funds and promotes ideas, collaborations and teams that give people most affected by mental ill-health the best chance to recover and fulfil their potential.

Two exciting grants programme officer roles have arisen at the Maudsley Charity in our Programmes team. This team is responsible for designing and delivering grant funding programmes, and managing relationships with our grant holders to make an impact in the field of mental health.

The Maudsley Charity – Grants Programme Officer x2       

Location: Ortus, Denmark Hill, London 50% (and home working)

Salary: £34,000 per annum plus excellent benefits         

Contract: Permanent      

Maudsley Charity works primarily with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, as well as a range of voluntary and community organisations to fund ideas, big and small, that drive service improvement and support people who experience mental illness.

The charity operates primarily within the four boroughs served by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham, and Southwark), but the work they fund has the potential for wider impact at both national and international levels, through the sharing of the outcomes with the wider mental health community.

Their small but busy team works in a very collaborative and supportive way. They are now seeking two Grants Programme Officers to manage grant application processes and a grant portfolio, with guidance from a Programme Manager.     

The ideal candidate will be self-organised and highly motivated and will have experience of grant-making processes, gained either by working at a funder or as a recipient of grant funding, they will be passionate about improving mental health and motivated by the ability of the Charity to make a difference.

We are committed to ongoing development and learning about how to make an impact, and you can find out more about our change model that underpins our way of working here: Change Model - Maudsley Charity


Closing date for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 17th April 

Interviews: Wednesday 1st May                     

If you would like to receive the full job description for this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Lizzy Clark via 

You can also find out more at our recruitment microsite (click below).​

The Maudsley Charity is an equal opportunities employer, and makes no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sex. We are committed to offering interviews to candidates who meet the role requirements and have lived experience of mental illness.