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Fundraising Officer

West London NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Trust as Fundraising Officer. The successful candidate will be the day-to-day fundraising lead to support West London NHS Trust's Charity. This role seeks to leverage the voice and fundraising of West London NHS Trust within the boroughs we provide services and wider across London. A core part of the role is raising the work and the visibility of the West London NHS Charity, there are a number of stakeholders and supporters of our services.

Embracing partnership and stakeholder relationships is key for the future of NHS services and recognising the contribution of being an Anchor Institution within our community.

Main duties of the job

The role will seek to build long lasting relationships with key community groups, wider public/service users and corporate organisations to raise funds for the Charity. This role will play an important part in the engagement of community supporters, identifying new prospects and effectively stewarding existing supporters.

The officer will be responsible for nurturing relationships with existing and perspective donors, specifically to increase unrestricted donations, including but not limited to: regular givers, community fundraisers, schools and churches and community groups. The post holder will oversee a programme of community events and runs to maximise this funding stream for the organisation, taking responsibility for sustaining and developing existing partnerships as well as forging new ones with prospective donors. The post holder will ensure that the activities for which funds are sought are impactful, and measurable. The post holder may also be required to support with and attend fundraising events with the purpose of relationship building, nurture and networking.

Accountable to the Director of Communications and Chief Financial Officer, this post will work closely with a range of senior and Executive level colleagues on a programme of fundraising that builds further partnerships with the Trust as a key community partner.

This is a great opportunity to leverage the wealth and good will of our local population to support their local NHS.

About us

West London NHS Trust is one of the most diverse providers of mental health, community and social care in the UK.

Our 3,982 staff care for people in hospital and in the community, helping them to recover and go on to lead full and productive lives. We aim to be the best organisation of our kind in the country.

We provide care and treatment for more than 800,000 people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham and Hounslow, delivering services in the community (at home, in GP surgeries and care homes), hospital, specialist clinics and forensic (secure) units.

We'rerated good overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Together, we're committed to promoting hope and wellbeing, working with patients, service users, carers, families and partners across the communities we serve.

We are keen to ensure that our workforce reflects the community it serves, particularly in terms of ethnicity, gender, disability, LGBTQ+ and experience of mental illness.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information with reference to the job description and main responsibilities please see attached Candidate Pack

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Relevant degree, with training and/or relevant experience in communication, journalism, public relations or marketing


  • Full Driving Licence



  • Experience of working in a communications environment
  • Passion for writing, editing & producing high-quality materials
  • Experience Of uploading content for digital communications channels, including website & social media
  • Experience of planning and often under significant time pressure
  • Planning & managing events


  • Experience of working in the NHS, wider health, public and/or charity sectors
  • Experience of working in a busy press office
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver results when dealing with highly sensitive issues in a complex environment

Knowledge nd Skills


  • Excellent written, verbal & presentational skills, including the ability to digest & turn complex information into plain English
  • Good IT skills Good organisational skills


  • Understanding of the NHS & wider health environment Photography and/or filming skills

Employer details

Employer name

West London NHS Trust


Communications Department



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