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Head of Charity Operations

Job Reference: 389-A-22-59434

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Bradford Hospitals’ Charity

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Hours per week – 37.5

Bradford Hospitals’ Charity is the official NHS charity partner of Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. In 2021 we spent more than £300,000 on supporting our patients and staff, and our ambition is to grow our charity so that we can do even more to enhance the care we provide and to support the welfare of our dedicated staff. To help us achieve this ambition, we are recruiting a Head of Charity Operations to lead the charity through this important stage in its development. The post holder will provide strategic leadership, enabling the charity to grow by achieving challenging income generation targets. They will develop comprehensive fundraising plans and act as the lead ambassador for the charity to raise our profile with current and potential supporters and stakeholders. The post holder will lead and empower staff (including volunteers) while fully embracing equality, diversity and inclusion. They will be passionate about promoting the charity within the diverse communities of Bradford and the region.


As Head of Charity Operations you will be responsible for developing and delivering the Charity Fundraising Strategy and operational plan and ensuring that the charity achieves its growth ambitions.


Your first priority will to develop the new Strategy and support the charity's fundraising efforts, in particular our ‘BIG Neonatal Appeal’, which aims to raise £3m to create extra accommodation for mums and dads to stay close to their babies. You will need to be able to oversee programme delivery and bring the best out of a small committed team; delivering the strategic aims of the charity in a creative and inspiring way that will engage others.

Please would you address any enquiries to Laura Parsons: 07815 712963 /

Closing Date: 5 July 2022 - (This date may change dependent on the response)

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