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Head of Fundraising

Job Reference: 358-1701687-SR

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Fundraising
Location:
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£52,306 - £60,983

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work within the Leicester Hospitals Charity team.

Leicester Hospitals Charity exists to support patients, their carers; and the NHS staff who look after them in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and beyond. We undertake targeted fundraising campaigns and effective management of donations, to provide additional resources, assets and skills which link closely with the strategic aims of University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust for the benefits of our patients.

The successful candidate will join us at a pivotal time working to deliver the Charity's strategy and will be an integral member of the team to achieve our stretching ambition to support the Hospitals to achieve "Caring at it's Best".

The Head of Fundraising is an important link between the hospital charity and potential funders within the local community. The jobholder will play a leading role in maximising income through the charity's major appeals from individual giving, legacy giving, community events, corporate giving, and online giving.

Key responsibilities of the role will include identifying potential fundraising projects, developing compelling cases for support, build up fundraising plans, and motivating the fundraising team to achieve ambitions appeal targets.

The post holder will require a comprehensive understanding of Individual Giving, Legacies, Corporate, Community and Event Fundraising, together with an understanding of how they fit with other methods of fundraising, such as major donors, trusts and foundations. The ability to convey complex messages with confidence and with powers of persuasion is essential.


For further details / informal visits contact:

For a full discussion about the role or to arrange an informal visit please contact Lisa Davies on 0116 258 8658




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.



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