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Assistant Director of Philanthropy

Job Reference: 284-19-COAG-886

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Fundraising Department
Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Salary:
VSM (£50,000-£70,000)

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


Assistant Director of Philanthropy

Our Charity plays a vital role in helping our Trust achieve its strategic objectives. From funding state-of-the-art equipment, which allows our nurses and doctors to provide world-class care, to equipping our research teams with the grants and tools required to deliver ground-breaking global research. We continually strive to make a real difference to all who use our hospitals’ services, by always being at the forefront of what is possible.

To help us achieve our goals, we are seeking an experienced, skilled and enthusiastic Assistant Director of Philanthropy with expert knowledge of best practice in Major Gifts fundraising and experience of securing seven-figure gifts. The role will contribute to both our ongoing priority projects and also work closely with our Trust’s Executive Team, senior clinicians plus researchers to develop our future long term needs.

This role is an exciting opportunity for a driven and ambitious relationship fundraiser with project leadership experience. They will be a strong team player, capable of navigating a large and highly complex organisation to establish the systems, process and relationships necessary for success.

They will have the energy, determination and expertise to develop effective strategy and infrastructure, and they will have the passion and skills to inspire, influence and engage supporters and stakeholders at the highest level.

This role would suit someone who wants to make their mark, and a transformational difference to the lives of women and children, in a demanding but highly rewarding environment.

Recruitment Process

The closing date for all applications is 11:59pm on Wednesday 12th June 2019.

Following your application please check your emails and NHS Jobs account regularly to see how your application is progressing. Any invitations to interviews are likely to be sent by email.

The selection process:

• Stage 1 – Friday 21st June 2019:

Interview and exercise – with Louise McCathie (Director of Fundraising) and Carmel Spyer from Solid Management.

• Stage 2 – Thursday 27th June 2019:

Presentation and Interview with David Melbourne (Deputy Chief Executive), Jeremy Roper (Charity Deputy Chairman) and Louise McCathie (Director of Fundraising).

Please be advised that both stages of the selection process will take place at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH.




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency 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 Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require 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 Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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