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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/02/2021.

Corporate Fundraising Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2886836-COR

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Fundraising
Location:
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£19,373 - £21,142 per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.


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 Corporate Fundraising Assistant is an important link between the hospital charity and potential corporate supporters within the local community. The jobholder will play a leading role in maximising income through building relationships with corporate donors and promoting the Charity to the local business community and working on the Charity's Friends of the Fox Business Club.

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

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. An interest in, and knowledge of, the local business community would be desirable.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Claire Campbell  Job title: Head of Fundraising  Email address:  claire.campbell@uhl-tr.nhs.uk   Telephone number: 07866 163574




Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.


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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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