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Community and Events Fundraiser

Job Reference: 408-WUTH-19-533

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Clatterbridge Hospital & Arrowe Park Hospitals, Wirral
£24,214 - £30,112 pa

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with us. We are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

We are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. We provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

We have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

The Wirral is easily accessible to major airports and has excellent transport links including motorway, train, bus or ferry and within easy reach to the major cities of Liverpool, Chester and Manchester as well as neighbouring North Wales.

Band 5 Community and Events Fundraiser

The opportunity

Due to the planned growth of the Trust’s Charity following relaunch, and our new appeal Tiny Stars, a vacancy has arisen for a Community and Events Fundraiser (CEF).

The CEF will be an employee of Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (‘the Trust’, WUTH), and will work within the Trust’s Financial Services Department. WUTH Charity (‘the Charity’, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund – registered charity number 1050469) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Trust.

The CEF will primarily work on leads which generate Charity income, occasionally working on projects which bring income directly to the Trust.

The CEF's primary purposes are to work closely with the Head of Fundraising in developing and implementing WUTH Charity’s community and events fundraising programme, building volunteer teams and income streams, and supporting the everyday work of our growing Charity.

The ‘ideal’ candidate

Does this sound like you?

We are looking for a motivated team player with excellent interpersonal skills, to be used in advising and engaging a wide variety of potential supporters. We need someone experienced in reaching outwards using a variety of media, to promote mission and capture income. With experience in fundraising and events, we are looking for a leader to recruit and motivate volunteer teams. We need someone who can ‘think big’ and help us to grow our Charity.

Specific experience in an NHS or public sector environment is advantageous but not essential. Training and support in detailed aspects of the role is offered to candidates with the right skillset.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Victoria Burrows, Head of Fundraising on

Telephone Number 0151 482 7788.

Following your application via NHS Jobs, your information will be imported into our third party recruitment system – Trac Jobs. All subsequent information regarding your application will then be generated from and this is where you will be able to track the progress of your application. This will ensure we deal with your application quickly and efficiently.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in the application, to its third party management system.

Please note; that if you are offered a position, your personal details will automatically be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system (ESR).

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