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Fundraising Events Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2004955-COR

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Fundraising
Location:
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£18,813 - £20,795 per ann

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work within the Leicester Hospitals Charity team.

Leicester Hospitals Charity exists to support patients, their carers; and the NHS staff who look after them in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond. We undertake targeted fundraising campaigns and effective management of donations, to provide additional resources, assets and skills which link closely with the strategic aims of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust for the benefits of our patients.

The successful candidate will join us at a pivotal time working to deliver the Charity's strategy and will be an integral member of the team to achieve our stretching ambition to support the Hospitals to achieve "Caring at it's Best".

The Fundraising Events Assistant is an important link between the hospital charity and potential community fundraisers and supporters within the local community. The jobholder will play a leading role in maximising income through delivering fun and high-quality events, supporting community fundraisers, and promoting the Charity to hospital staff as well as patients and their families.

Key responsibilities of the role will include assisting in the all aspects of mailings to existing and prospective charity supporters, from creation to implementation and response administration; responding to enquiries and pledges from the public and staff relating to fundraising for Leicester Hospitals Charity and managing and maintaining contact with existing fundraising supporters (pledges).

The post holder will require strong communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, experience in working with people face-to-face, strong organisational and administrative skills.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For an informal conversation or for more information please contact Kamlesh Mistry, Community & Events Manager, 0116 258 4943.




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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