Head of Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity

Job Reference: 421-CORP-0285C

Employer:        Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Department:    Fundraising
Location:          Harrogate
Salary:               £42,414 to £49,969 pa pro rata

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ’s Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you’re looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients’ lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you. We are proud to be awarded Bronze level Investors in People, which recognises our commitment to developing our staff and is an indication of how you will be treated when you work here.

Head of Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity

Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Band: 8a
Salary: £42,414 to £49,969 per annum pro rata

Closing date 18 March

Essential Requirements: Educated to master’s degree level or equivalent experience.

Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity are recruiting for an experienced and motivated fundraising professional to lead the charity. The post holder will provide leadership for all of the Harrogate Hospital and Community Charity’s income generation and communication activities, taking responsibility for overall fundraising targets and formulating long-term, strategic plans that will impact across the whole of the Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust. They will engage with the Trust’s directorates and colleagues at the highest level, developing income capabilities in line with the Trust’s strategic objectives and need for increasing levels of voluntary funding to augment NHS budgets.

He/she will be required to prioritise conflicting needs and requests in an environment where professional fundraising is a relatively new and little understood specialism. They will possess highly specialist knowledge, underpinned by theory and demonstrable experience, built up over a number of years in a professional fundraising setting.They will lead public appeals where appropriate.

He/she will be perceptive, pragmatic, approachable, considerate and have the ability to motivate a team. They will have an attention to detail and the capability to work to deliver to tight deadline. They must possess excellent communication, negotiating and influencing skills of the highest level. They will have an appreciation of the local and national economic context for healthcare in the UK, and the impact this has on HDFT and existing/future donors relationships.

Job Description

For more information please contact Sammy Lambert at Sammy.lambert@hdft.nhs.uk



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