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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2021.

Fundraising Officer (maternity cover) - band 5

Job Reference: 326-3622826-AW

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
East Surrey Hospital, Redhill
£26,152 - £32,146 per annum (including high cost a

We want to give you the best possible experience in the next stage of your career.

We strive to be the best place to work and the best place to be cared for. We pride ourselves on supporting our colleagues to thrive in their existing roles and to develop their careers with us.

That’s why we’re so proud that in the last staff survey our colleagues rated us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend us as a place to work.

We provide emergency and non-emergency services to the residents of East Surrey, North-East West Sussex, and South Croydon, including the major towns of Crawley, Horsham, Reigate and Redhill. SASH is:

  • Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission
  • Our staff rate us the best in the country among comparable acute trusts when asked if they would recommend the Trust as a place to work
  • We achieved the top acute hospital score in the country for staff engagement in the last national staff survey
  • In 2019, we were crowned best dementia-friendly hospital in the country and shortlisted at the Health Service Journal Awards for organisation of the year.

Staff benefits

  • Our location: you can access beautiful countryside, historic towns and villages and bustling city life all nearby. With good schools, nature reserves and cultural attractions on our doorstep, and both London and Brighton easily accessible too, there’s something for everyone nearby.
  • On-site nursery
  • Free on-site car parking for staff
  • On-site Boots and WHSmith shops
  • Restaurant facilities
  • Full educational library services
  • Excellent rail and bus links
  • Metrobus, local bus operator offer all new staff one month's free travel to East Surrey Hospital when they first join (please visit the Metrobus website for details and terms and conditions)
  • Lockable storage for cycles
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A huge range of Health Service Discounts at hundreds of big brands from holidays to gadgets and restaurants to retail.

Fundraising Officer (maternity cover)  - band 5

Help us go further for hospital patients, local communities and NHS staff in Surrey and Sussex.

SASH Charity is the charity for Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH), raising funds to help patients and staff at East Surrey Hospital, Crawley and Horsham hospitals, and across the wider area served by SASH NHS Trust.

We are a small but ambitious charity, which seeks to be at the cutting edge of similar sized organisations nationally, so we can deliver real impact here in Surrey and Sussex at this unprecedented time and in years to come.

The NHS Trust which we support was recently rated as outstanding by the Care Quality Commission, ranking it among the very best in the country, and we are building a charity to match this. Something our local community and hospital staff can be proud of.

We are seeking a Fundraising Officer to join us for nine months to cover maternity leave.

The Fundraising Officer is a key role in our Charity's development, working as part of a small charity team to deliver high quality, professional fundraising and donor stewardship across a range of channels.

This will include researching and writing applications to charitable trusts and foundations, developing and managing new and existing corporate relationships, managing relationships with individual donors and community groups and playing an important role in communicating about the charity to a range of audiences, online and offline. As part of a small charity team, the role is varied and requires an organised and self-motivated individual with broad fundraising and communications skills.

The role would suit either an experienced fundraiser with proven skills in the areas above, or someone with demonstrable transferable skills from another sector.

We are looking for someone with excellent written and in person communication skills, and a clear thinking, self-motivated and organised approach.

This is an opportunity to play a valuable role in helping the NHS go above and beyond for patients and staff, at this unprecedented time, while being a key part of an ambitious and fast moving charity.

The Trust is committed to being an inclusive employer - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. As an employer we offer a range of benefits including, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement networks, facilities and services to support staff well being.

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive workforce and actively encourage applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, race and ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process.

Successful candidates will be appointed to the first pay step within the band when they start with the Trust (unless they have previous relevant NHS continuous service), thereafter individuals will progress up the pay steps in accordance with NHS Agenda for Change (AfC) terms and conditions. For part time roles you will receive a pro rata'd (proportional) salary payment based on the appropriate pay step/point and hours worked in accordance with AfC and all medical and dental terms and conditions.

Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust operate a 24 hour 365 day a year service and all nursing, clinical and operational roles will require staff to work 24/7 shifts (if required) unless you are specifically advised otherwise as part of the recruitment process.

On rare occasions some vacancies may expire before the advertised closing date.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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