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Head of Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity

Job Reference: 421-CORP-0285C

Employer:
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Fundraising
Location:
Harrogate
Salary:
£42,414 to £49,969 pa pro rata

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.


Head of Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity
Fundraising

Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Band:
8a
Salary: £42,414 to £49,969 per annum pro rata

Essential Requirements: Educated to master’s degree level or equivalent experience.

Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity are recruiting for an experienced and motivated fundraising professional to lead the charity. The post holder will provide leadership for all of the Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity’s income generation and communication activities, taking responsibility for overall fundraising targets and formulating long-term, strategic plans that will impact across the whole of the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust. They will engage with the Trust’s directorates and colleagues at the highest level, developing income capabilities in line with the Trust’s strategic objectives and need for increasing levels of voluntary funding to augment NHS budgets.

He/she will be required to prioritise conflicting needs and requests in an environment where professional fundraising is a relatively new and little understood specialism. They will possess highly specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and demonstrable experience, built up over a number of years in a professional fundraising setting.They will lead public appeals where appropriate.

He/she will be perceptive, pragmatic, approachable, considerate and have the ability to motivate a team. They will have an attention to detail and the capability to work to deliver to tight deadline. They must possess excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills of the highest level. They will have an appreciation of the local and national economic context for healthcare in the UK, and the impact this has on HDFT and existing/future donors relationships.

For more information please contact Sammy Lambert at Sammy.lambert@hdft.nhs.uk




We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates as the employing body will in those circumstances be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test, as required by UKBI.
In view of recent changes to Home Office Immigration Regulations, all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C’s, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed.


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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