Why work for The National Lottery Community Fund?
"We get to say that at the Fund that we're not just interested in the money that we give you, we're interested in you as an organisation and what you're doing, how we can best support you and the beneficiaries you're trying to work with in a strategic and impactful way. I think that's the best part of this job, to be able to have those chats and think outside the box." Lilian Nsemwa, Funding Manager
"It's a great place to work. It's exciting. There's a fantastic atmosphere. But it's also the fact that the work you're able to do out in your patch is inspiring and it's an opportunity to really make a difference." David Jessup, Funding Manager
What benefits are available?
We recognise that keeping our people happy and healthy enables us to be a more effective organisation and makes The National Lottery Community Fund a better place to work. Benefits include:
- Generous Civil Service Pension scheme
- Flexible working
- Enhanced paid maternity/paternity leave
- Paid volunteering leave
- Season ticket loan
On the 29 January 2019 the Big Lottery Fund became known as The National Lottery Community Fund. This new brand name clearly shows what we do and who we do it for, positioning us as part of The National Lottery family.
The Fund is committed to advancing equalities, not only as a funder but also as an employer. This means we think about the needs and experiences of people from different backgrounds (for example, by gender, race, disability, religious belief and sexual orientation) and we work to ensure that there is equality of opportunity for all. It's important to us that our staff reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
The Fund are proud to be committed to Disability Confident
This means that we:
- Actively looking to attract and recruit disabled people
- Providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process
- Offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job
- Being flexible when assessing people so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job
- Proactively offer and make reasonable adjustments as required
The commitment to interview applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria is on the understanding that the Fund will make any reasonable adjustment to help attendance at interview or testing stage (if appropriate). To assist us with this, job applicants with a disability should complete the disability questions in the application form.
If you have a disability that prevents you from completing an online form, please contact the HR Helpdesk, on 0121 345 8884 or email HRhelpdesk@tnlcommunityfund.org.uk, who will be happy to help.
The Fund is proud to be a Stonewall Equality Champion, supporting our commitment to being a great place to work for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) staff. Working closely with Stonewall, we have established an LGBT staff network as a forum for championing support, knowledge sharing, influencing company policy and practice, and addressing LGBT issues at work.
We know that our staff come from a diverse range of religious backgrounds and we are committed to supporting staff by working to accommodate an individual's needs. This includes religious attire, the need for flexible working to accommodate worship, and time off to attend religious festivals.