Funding Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,280 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th July 2020

  • Advertised from 30th June 2020
  • 28hpw. Fixed Term until 31 March 2021.


Willowacre Trust is the charitable subsidiary of WSHA and has been working to tackle social disadvantage for over 50 years. Willowacre Trust is committed to the delivery of projects and services which offer additional support and opportunities to WSHA tenants with the overall aim of positively impacting on our tenants' lives. The

Reporting to the Community and Support Services Manager, you will identify new projects, services and external funding opportunities which align with the priorities identified within our Supporting Communities Strategy and offer support to WSHA tenants and communities. You will work within a planned programme to create high-quality written applications to raise external funding for Willowacre Trust and WSHA. In particular, you will play a key role in the maximising the leverage of external funding to improve services which impact on tenancy sustainment.

With a proven track record of working in fundraising, you will have a good experience of preparing funding applications, along with knowledge of relevant funding trusts, foundations or businesses. You will be methodical in organising your workload with excellent project management and ability to met funding deadlines.

In return we offer a friendly, inclusive environment and a good remuneration package with 37 days (pro rata) holiday and flexi-time working.

Application notes

For further details and to download an application pack visit our website at, or request a pack by email or telephone 07957 323 758.

Willowacre Trust aims to recruit a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will, where possible be granted an interview under the Disability Confident scheme

Completed applications must be return by no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 15th July 2020.

Provisional interview date is – Monday 3rd August 2020