Grants and Trusts Officer

Reference: GTOmay18
Start Date: tbc
Location: Southampton
Hours: 37 hours a week
Salary Range: £24,341 - £26,214 - Per Annum
Application Closing date: Before 9.00am Monday, 21 May 2018
Interview Date: Scheduled to take place Thursday 31 May 2018

PLEASE NOTE:  No application form is included within the application pack.  To apply for this vacancy please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the link to download an application form.

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic individual ready to make a difference for a leading Mental Health Charity?

Solent Mind is the largest third sector provider of mental health services in the Hampshire region offering a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support in communities across Southampton, Portsmouth and Hampshire.  

The services we offer range from psychological therapies, advocacy, wellbeing, employment support, through to horticulture and peer support.  In 2016/17 our highly motivated staff and volunteers touched the lives of over 20,000 people.

We are looking for a highly organised individual with successful experience in grants and/or trust writing to join our busy fundraising team.

We are currently recruiting for a Grants and Trusts Officer– ref:  GTOmay18, Based at our Head Office in Southampton

As part of the fundraising team, you will:

  • Support the growth of Solent Mind’s unrestricted and restricted income in line with annual targets set By Head of Business and Corporate Relations and Senior Management Team 
  • Draw up and implement plans for a successful grants and trusts programme and ensure all relevant administrative objectives are managed for each application 
  • Research and write grants and trusts applications, co-ordinating all internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the bid is submitted by the deadline 
  • Support the wider fundraising team as necessary in key areas of fundraising such as community and events, legacies, corporate fundraising, etc.

For more information on this role please email Victoria Hall at

Previous applicants need not apply

For more information on this post please download the Application Pack using the link at the top of this page.

Please Note: no application form is included within the application pack, so please also download an application form using the links below.

CV's will not be accepted
We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies

Job Application Forms:

Click on the link to download an application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download an application form (pdf version)  - Application Form

Completed application forms need to arrive before the closing date and time. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Application forms can be returned by:


Post: Recruitment, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF

Fax: 023 8202 7811

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.