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Join this Hospice’s Fundraising Team!

£21,588.54 - £23,179.20 per annum (pro rata for PT hours)
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Fundraising, Administration, Legacies Fundraising, Trusts & Foundations
Health & Medical, Social Care & Welfare
Full Time
Contract Type
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This Hospice’s philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything they do and they expect staff to uphold their values at all times and fulfill their commitment to providing excellent specialist palliative care for patients and support to their families.  The Hospice go to great lengths to recruit the right people. The organisation want people with a positive attitude who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to but because they are passionate about working for the Hospice.

The organisation has two exciting opportunities available in their Fundraising Team. Whilst experience is beneficial it is not essential. If you have the skills required to deliver what the Hospice needs they would welcome your interest. If Fundraising is a career pathway you wish to embark upon, these roles offer the perfect opportunity for you to start or continue your journey.

Legacy Officer
Location: Taunton/Yeovil/Remote
Hours: Part-time 22.5 hours a week
Salary: £13,128.17 to £14,095.46 pro rata

The Legacy Officer role sits within a busy fundraising department, and the organisation is looking for someone who can thrive operating in a busy office environment, with the opportunity to work from home some of the time.

Gifts in Wills pay for the care of 1 in 3 patients at the Hospice each year – it is one of the organisation’s most significant sources of income, and they are looking for a Legacy Officer who will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of a growing legacy programme.

To be successful, you will have great communication skills as well as proven all-round administrative abilities. These will include excellent data entry skills, experience of using databases, and a good level of computer literacy. Previous experience of probate law or legacy administration would be an advantage but is not essential.

As an ambassador of the Hospice, you will take pride in providing an exceptional experience for solicitors, bereaved relatives and executors while maximising legacy income for the hospice.

About you

•           Excellent communication and relationship skills

•           Ability to plan and organise workload

•           Excellent administrative abilities including MS Office

•           Experience of using databases

•           Previous experience of probate law or legacy administration desirable but not essential

Trusts Fundraising Officer
Location: Taunton/Yeovil/Remote
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,588.54 - £23,179.20 per annum

As the Trusts Fundraising Officer, you’ll be helping to raise income of £250k+ each year, and work with the Grants & Major Gifts Manager to produce compelling funding applications and proposals, nurture relationships with existing funders, and support the development of budgets and reports. You’ll take responsibility for team admin, maintaining the team’s pipeline of activity and keeping the fundraising database up to date.

You will contribute to the Grants & Major Gifts team’s ambitious goals, and ultimately help the charity to deliver its vital end of life services for patients and families across Somerset.

About You

•           Excellent communication and administrative skills including MS Office Packages

•           Experience of delivering accuracy and attention to detail

•           Able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication

•           Previous charity or trust fundraising experience would be an advantage

•           Interested in developing a career in Fundraising

What the Hospice offer

In return the organisation offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, with active support for training and opportunities to develop new skills, while knowing that you are helping to make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset. Benefits include:

  • Auto enrolment for eligible staff in Workplace pension scheme.
  • Free car parking.
  • Initial 33 days annual leave (including bank holiday) rising to 35 days after 1 year and increasing dependent on length of service.
  • Eligibility for NHS discounts – Blue Light Card etc
  • Confidential and free 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family offering:
  1. Counselling
  2. Support
  3. Legal, Financial and Medical Information and Advice
  4. A Vitality & Wellbeing health portal

Closing date: 5th June 2022
Interviews: 15th June 2022

To apply, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form where you can find out more information and complete your application by following the instructions.

No agencies please.

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