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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/07/2021.

Charity Fundraising and Events Administrator

Job Reference: 317-2021-21-029-A

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
317 Charitable Funds 620226
317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 15,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “Healthcare at its best with people at our heart”.

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a world class health care provider, and one of the most successful teaching NHS trusts in the country. A tertiary centre, it offers the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK, with more than 1.72 million patient contacts each year, delivering innovative, high quality services locally, regionally, nationally and internationally and has been twice rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC.

We are the largest Trust in the country - and one of only five NHS organisations - to receive this accolade twice, which reaffirms our position as one of the UK’s top hospital trusts.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Charity Fundraising and Events Administrator to work as part of the Charity team, play a key role in delivering the ambitious Charity strategy, set an example of excellent supporter care (both internal and external) and ensure customer queries/complaints and any problems which arise are dealt with in a timely, pleasant and professional manner.

The main role responsibilities are as follows:

  • Promote and encourage support for the NHS internally, in the local community and the local business community, providing energy and enthusiasm to inspire others.
  • Facilitating fundraising activities by providing support/advice to members of staff/general public ensuring procedures are observed.
  • Ensuring local authority regulations and by-laws are observed in relation to any fundraising undertaken on behalf of the NHS.
  • Handling public enquiries and fundraising requests to support and guide fundraisers in line with protocols/procedures adopted by the Charity.
  • Assisting with the day to day activities of charitable funds including the attendance at meetings, where required and representing the Charity at networking meetings to raise the profile of the Charity.
  • Provision of reports/presentations and supplementary information to the NHS Charity Trustees and key stakeholders.
  • Assist in the planning, management, organisation and implementation of fundraising events. Including management of Great North Run.
  • Support and deliver an annual programme of fundraising for Newcastle Hospitals Charity, including but not limited to corporate partnerships; community fundraising; events; trusts; legacy giving and individual giving.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for fundraising growth and income generation.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for all essential and desirable criteria required for the role.

Previous Applicants need not apply.

Full Time 37 Hours 30 Minutes/Week

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

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