The Royal Orthopaedic Charity (ROC) supports the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) and healthcare facilities for patients. It raises, manages, and distributes funds on behalf the Royal Orthopaedic Foundation Trust. The charity operates under the NHS Foundation Trust under corporate trusteeship, with a Charitable Funds Committee (CFC) to manage day-to-day operations and is accountable to the Charity Commission.
ROC has a small but effective team who are focused and dedicated on raising necessary funds for the NHS as a rare specialist hospital and ultimately delivering the charity strategy to take the hospital from functional to fabulous in terms of health facilities and comfort as well as heightening the profile of the ROH and the charity. Aim of the role:
Write and submit comprehensive and tailored funding proposals/applications to charitable trusts/foundations and major donors in line with the ROC strategy and our priorities.Main duties of the job
About us The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally. Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team. The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work. We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. Flexible working requests will be considered. The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities. If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you. Job descriptionJob responsibilities
- Build robust working relationship with prospective trusts and foundations to increase success of grant applications through networking and meetings.
- Develop key relationships with the Corporate Trustee's to enable effective communication for charity developments and governance particularly highlighting areas of improvement to Trustee knowledge and charity experience.
- Manage and develop key relationships with various Grant Giving Trusts as well as growing their awareness of ROC by communicating often complex multifaceted applications for funding, explain how the funding would be used, the need the funding would fulfil and successfully portray the impact for key and complex areas of the hospital i.e. Research/Development, Oncology etc.
- Develop an annual plan to grow the charity's grant and trust income stream and implement.
The Royal Orthopaedic Charity (ROC) supports the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital (ROH) and healthcare facilities for patients. It raises, manages, and distributes funds on behalf the Royal Orthopaedic Foundation Trust. The charity operates under the NHS Foundation Trust under corporate trusteeship, with a Charitable Funds Committee (CFC) to manage day-today operations and is accountable to the Charity Commission.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Educated to graduate level or equivalent experience, plus project management knowledge to post graduate diploma level equivalent
- Attention to detail as well as ensuring accurate financial and administrative record-keeping
- Extensive relevant work experience within another charitable organisation.
- Proven experience and a recent track record of success in securing grants from trusts, foundations, and institutions
- Relevant experience of presenting and communicating at board level.
- Experience of working within a hospital charity or the NHS.
- Knowledge of fundraising processes
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Quickly establish good working relationships at board level.
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Address
The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital
Bristol Road South
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