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Funding and Grants Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 10th December 2023

  • Advertised from 27th November 2023
  • Hours: (37.5 hours)


Upmo is a registered Scottish charity based in Edinburgh and the Lothians providing innovative workshops and personalised support for people with learning and other complex disabilities. Our goal is to promote the self-confidence and social welfare of our students through assistance to engage with meaningful and progressive educational activities, aiding their development of practical, social and life skills and their ability and confidence to participate more fully in society.

The Funding and Grants Officer will be responsible for the compilation and submission of funding bids in line with the organisational funding plan. This role will undertake the required monitoring and reporting on all applications and bids. Reporting to the Head of Corporate Services, this role will assist them in identifying external funding opportunities which support Upmo’s strategic plan. It will also assist the senior management team in planning, coordinating and submitting funding applications to a range of Trusts, Foundations and private sector sponsors.

We welcome applications from any interested candidate, including disabled people and those from minority ethnicity groups, currently underrepresented in Upmo.

We are a Safer Recruitment employer and will always take the strongest action against anyone who attempts to harm the people we support.

Please see the attached job description, and take a look at our website to learn more about us!

Application notes

The deadline for applications is 10th December 2023. Please note that we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward.

To apply, please send your covering letter and CV to Craig Batstone at