Development Officer - Trust Foundations

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

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Job summary

The Charity has ambitious plans to increase its income to £7million in the next five years so that it is best placed to support the hospital's 5-year strategy of helping its world class people deliver world class care.

The Partnerships Officer - Trust, Foundations and Grants, under the direction and management of the Partnerships Manager, will focus on building upon a successful and established Trust, Foundations and Grant income programme. You will meet ambitious fundraising targets, helping to grow this income stream to support patients and NHS staff alike.

The post holder will be responsible for identifying, engaging with, and stewarding Trust & Foundation supporters through bespoke applications and update reports to meet an ambitious fundraising target, personally securing gifts of up to five figures.

You will join an expanding team at an exciting time as we launch our new strategy and drive the Charity forward.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

What we can offer you

As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated 'Good' by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.

All non-clinical roles may involve a mixture of on site and remote working, Specific details and flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Date posted

01 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

188-AC5021

Job locations

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


Job description

Job responsibilities

Your Responsibilities What youll do

  • Focus on building upon a successful and established Trust, Foundations and Grant income programme
  • Utilise exceptional bid writing skills to convey medically related information in an engaging and inspiring way in order to complete high quality, tailored and impactful funding applications and proposals.
  • Ensure a timetable of opportunities is maintained, with bids planned in advance to secure reliable income over the financial year
  • Undertake targeted research to identify opportunities for income generation
What were looking for

This role will be ideal for someone to bring together their experience in fundraising and relationship development along with their passion to pursue new fundraising opportunities. The ideal candidate will have experience in charity fundraising ideally in Trust & Foundation fundraising or in major gifts

Additional information

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Your Responsibilities What youll do

  • Focus on building upon a successful and established Trust, Foundations and Grant income programme
  • Utilise exceptional bid writing skills to convey medically related information in an engaging and inspiring way in order to complete high quality, tailored and impactful funding applications and proposals.
  • Ensure a timetable of opportunities is maintained, with bids planned in advance to secure reliable income over the financial year
  • Undertake targeted research to identify opportunities for income generation
What were looking for

This role will be ideal for someone to bring together their experience in fundraising and relationship development along with their passion to pursue new fundraising opportunities. The ideal candidate will have experience in charity fundraising ideally in Trust & Foundation fundraising or in major gifts

Additional information

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 27 July 2022

Should you have any queries, please use the contact details below to get in touch.

Person Specification

Qualifications / training required

Essential

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level of professional experience

Desirable

  • Institute of Fundraising appropriate qualification or equivalent

Previous or relevant experience necessary

Essential

  • Proven experience in Trust & Foundation fundraising or equivalent transferable experience gained in another fundraising discipline or significant experience of bid writing within a commercial environment
  • A track record of securing and managing four figure+ gifts and more from corporate donors/Trusts and Foundations or Major Donors
  • Experience of creating bespoke reports, updates and fundraising copy
  • Experience of using a fundraising contact database for example donorflex, raisers edge

Desirable

  • Demonstrable experience of raising a minimum of £100,000 per year in grants from charitable trusts and other funders
  • Experience in securing multi-year gifts from Trust & Foundation donors
  • Experience of researching prospective trusts and foundations. Ideally experience using funds online or similar platform

Aptitudes and skills required

Essential

  • Excellent written communications skills and the ability to convey often complex medical information in an engaging manner
  • Target driven and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of supporting or managing significant fundraising appeals and projects
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually
  • Ability to deliver agreed target on time and on budget

Desirable

  • Experience of supporting or managing significant fundraising appeals and projects
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of impact evaluation methods

Values and behaviours

Essential

  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together
Person Specification

Qualifications / training required

Essential

  • Educated to degree or equivalent level of professional experience

Desirable

  • Institute of Fundraising appropriate qualification or equivalent

Previous or relevant experience necessary

Essential

  • Proven experience in Trust & Foundation fundraising or equivalent transferable experience gained in another fundraising discipline or significant experience of bid writing within a commercial environment
  • A track record of securing and managing four figure+ gifts and more from corporate donors/Trusts and Foundations or Major Donors
  • Experience of creating bespoke reports, updates and fundraising copy
  • Experience of using a fundraising contact database for example donorflex, raisers edge

Desirable

  • Demonstrable experience of raising a minimum of £100,000 per year in grants from charitable trusts and other funders
  • Experience in securing multi-year gifts from Trust & Foundation donors
  • Experience of researching prospective trusts and foundations. Ideally experience using funds online or similar platform

Aptitudes and skills required

Essential

  • Excellent written communications skills and the ability to convey often complex medical information in an engaging manner
  • Target driven and able to work to tight deadlines
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Experience of supporting or managing significant fundraising appeals and projects
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as individually
  • Ability to deliver agreed target on time and on budget

Desirable

  • Experience of supporting or managing significant fundraising appeals and projects
  • Project management experience
  • Knowledge of impact evaluation methods

Values and behaviours

Essential

  • Patients First
  • Always Improving
  • Working Together

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust

Address

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


Employer's website

https://www.uhs.nhs.uk/home.aspx (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Jeneen Thomsen

Jeneen.thomsen@uhs.nhs.uk

Date posted

01 July 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£25,655 to £31,534 a year pa

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

188-AC5021

Job locations

Southampton General Hospital

Tremona Road

Southampton

SO14 2AA


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