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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/01/2022.

Events & Community Officer - Band 5

Job Reference: 427-M202112242

Employer:
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
FFA General Appeal
Location:
Bath
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding .

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre and is served by great transport links including Park & Ride services and the national cycle route 24, 244. Bath offers excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene.


Events & Community Co-ordinator - Band 5 - Fixed Term for 12 months

Do you want an incredible opportunity to join an NHS and a successful charity as it undergoes an ambitious and brave rebrand and new strategic direction? The Forever Friends Appeal helps the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust to do more and provide exceptional healthcare for everyone. We push the boundaries of healthcare through innovation, research, cutting-edge equipment, enhancing our spaces and supporting our people to be extraordinary.

This role will be central to building of relationships with our wonderful community and events supporters who fundraise for the RUH, to benefit patients and the incredible clinical staff who look after them. You will work with the Events & Community Manager and alongside other members of the team to lead on the organisation of a number of the charity’s large scale, annual flagship events such as ‘Walk of Life’ and other key fundraising campaigns, ensuring that we provide excellent supporter journeys so that our volunteers have everything they need to maximise their fundraising income, leaving them feeling great about the difference they are making to local people.

This is a very varied role which involves a wide range of fundraising duties. SMART objectives, both financial and non-financial, will be allocated, so the post holder must be team player who is ambitious and target driven. It’s essential that the successful candidate has community and events fundraising experience, as we are looking for someone who can hit the ground running. Reporting to the Events & Community Manager you will project manage a number of our existing events and fundraising campaigns. In addition you will be proactive at identifying and developing new opportunities for the charity and able to inspire others across a range of community audiences and groups.

If you would like to further develop your fundraising career and be part of an amazing team putting smiles on the faces of our NHS staff, patients and supporters please apply.

If you would like more information about the role please email rhyannon.boyd@nhs.net




Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. It is the aim of the Trust to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Applications from job seekers needing Skilled Worker sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside all applications, where roles are eligible for sponsorship. please visit UK Visa & Immigration website.

Skilled worker applicants, applying for entry to the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived continuously/ cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18) are also subject to this requirement. For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas web site.

Privacy Notice

If offered a position, your information will be transferred into the national NHS ESR database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.

References
If offered a position, we will request references by email covering the last 3 years of work or study, including current/most recent line manager. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form.

Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.

Please note, unless specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust does not pay interview expenses.


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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.

For further advice, please visit Applying from overseas.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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