Development Officer - Trust Foundations
University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust
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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.
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.
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
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 giftsAdditional 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.
Qualifications / training required
Previous or relevant experience necessary
Aptitudes and skills required
Values and behaviours
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