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Fundraising and community engagement lead

Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Closes: 28 Oct 2020
dudley, United Kingdom £45,753 - £51,668 per annum
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Fundraising and community engagement lead

Job Reference: 253-0920-2647545

Employer: Department: Charitable fundraising Location: RHH, dudley Salary: £45,753 - £51,668 per annum

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do to offer a high quality patient experience in a caring and supportive environment. This aligns with our vision of providing safe, caring and effective services because people matter.

This is an opportunity to join an NHS organisation that inspires its staff to innovate, with support and encouragement to continually develop. In return you will have the opportunity to inspire exemplary support for our patients.

We expect all of our staff to demonstrate the Trust values of Care, Respect and Responsibility.


We believe healthcare is better when provided by supported and dedicated staff, so if you are innovative, forward thinking and dedicated to high quality patient care come and join our amazing team.


Our Trust gives its staff a voice and empowers its employees to be involved in service innovation and change as well as achieving their personal goals and aspirations. We want staff to always feel valued and respected and know they can make a difference to our patients.


As a responsible employer we strive to promote a healthy and safe environment and to ensure a positive experience for all. We work hard to create a culture of engagement and inclusivity where colleagues believe in and live by our values. We engage with our staff in an open and transparent way by listening, being honest and working together to achieve our aims. We firmly believe in the ability of our colleagues to help us shape our services so that our values are at the centre of everything we do.

Be part of our journey of continuous improvement, come and join us at the Dudley Group.

Fundraising and community engagement lead. AFC Band 8A initially 12 months in the first instance

Are you an experienced and successful fundraiser with a proven track record in running engaging and effective charity campaigns and activities? Can you put the FUN into fundraising and bring a massive 'can do' attitude to transform our fundraising strategy?

We're looking for an expert with the enthusiasm and energy to develop and deliver a strategy that will revolutionise our approach to fundraising to help raise more cash, attract more donors and engage new sponsors to support and promote our Trust Charity.

As we develop our exciting plans for the future, we want to make sure the generosity of our fundraisers, donors and sponsors delivers the best possible benefits for our patients, carers and staff. Your knowledge and experience will make a real difference.

You will bring fundraising expertise to take a strategic approach to fundraising campaigns and activities. You will also work closely with colleagues across our services to help them understand the opportunities they have to use donations and other charitable funds to support and develop their services.

This is a new post, which offers you an exciting opportunity to shape the role and demonstrate its long term value to the Trust and our patients. You can count on the support of our dedicated fundraising officer and colleagues in our small but mighty communications team.

For an informal conversation about this post, please contact our head of communications Liz Abbiss on 01384 456111 ext. 1013 or email

At the Dudley Group everyone is welcome, please ensure you have read our Recruitment Equality Statement attached to this vacancy.

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Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

We are a fully non-smoking Trust.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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