Grants Officer 

Salary: £30,000 per year (pro rata for PT)

Currently home based (with occasional working from our office based in London, as lockdown restrictions are eased)

About us

The Access to Justice Foundation is a UK wide funder which supports the provision of free legal advice and representation to the people who need it the most. We are a fundraising foundation, reliant on the amounts we can raise for distribution for the greatest impact.

The role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable Grants Officer to support the delivery of our Legal Support for Litigants in Person(LSLIP) programme. This programme of national and regional grants is one of the Foundation’s three main funding programmes. You will be joining a small friendly team at an exciting time for the charity.

In this varied role, you will support the smooth administration of the LSLIP grants programme, including the application and reporting process and dealing with grantee enquiries and maintain the on-line and offline filing system for the LSLIP grants programme.

In addition, you will develop and maintain excellent relationships across the legal community and represent LSLIP at external events (online and in person).

About you

You will have experience of working within a grants environment and will be proactive with an eye for detail. An outstanding communicator, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be comfortable working on your own initiative. Our passion is access to justice and you will need to share that. Some experience of using databases and familiarity with Salesforce is desirable.

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We are a friendly, diverse, and inclusive team, with a professional and engaging work culture. We are committed to building an organisation that represents the communities we work with and welcome applications from people from all identities and backgrounds.

There is flexibility in where you choose to work, although there would be a requirement for an occasional day/s to be worked from our office in London, as lockdown restrictions are eased. Precise days and work pattern will be agreed with the postholder. We are open to this role being predominantly homebased.

Grants Officer recruitment information pack

To apply, please provide a CV and a short statement (no more than 2 sides of A4), outlining your experience and interest in this post and email to by or before 12th July 2021.

Please note that due to the volume of applications received, regrettably only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on either Monday 19th July or Tuesday, 20th July 2021. If either of these dates are not viable, please state this in your covering letter.