Derby, Derbyshire (On-site)
Up to £27530 per annum
Job description

Permanent - Full Time - 37 hours

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to raise funds for MHA working as a key member of the Philanthropy Team. Income from Trusts & Foundations is the bedrock of MHA's charitable income and we have ambitious plans to grow this area in line with our new strategy.

The role is hybrid with a combination of home working and our Derby head office.

You will be responsible for writing high quality applications to carefully selected Trusts & Foundations to support services for people in later life that cover the breadth of MHA's activities.

Duties will include researching and cultivating relationships with appropriate Trusts and Foundations and making timely and relevant applications for support which meet the needs of MHA. The role will involve liaison with operational teams to ensure the most appropriate and best possible outcomes.

Could you be the person to take on this exciting role to support our ambitious fundraising plans so that we can provide vital help in tackling loneliness and isolation for those in later life?

About You

We are looking for a solution-focussed, creative individual with persuasive writing skills and an ability to achieve targets in a fundraising setting. Ideally you will have experience in raising income from trusts and foundations, however we are also keen to speak to people looking to develop a career within this rewarding area of fundraising. Organisational skills will be integral to success in this role so you should possess the ability to manage and prioritise a varied workload and also communicate convincingly with a diverse range of people.

As a charity that cares for older people, you should be passionate about reducing loneliness and isolation and determined to make a difference for the 18500 individuals we support across the country.

Why join MHA?

These are just some of the reasons we think MHA is a great place to work:-

  • We have a supportive culture, the people at MHA are genuinely warm, friendly and a pleasure to work with.
  • High colleague employee engagement scores.
  • Highly supportive leadership team.
  • Genuine career progression and development.
  • Highly competitive pay and benefits.
  • A range of flexible benefits including an option to buy or sell additional annual leave.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Hardship/welfare fund.
  • Critical illness cover.
  • Colleagues have access to Chaplaincy and Pastoral support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Independent free counselling and legal advice.

About us

Methodist Homes (MHA) is the largest care provider in the U.K. We have more than 75 years' experience of delivering care and support to over 18,500 older people. We understand what it takes to help people live later life well through our Care homes, Retirement schemes and MHA Communities schemes.

At MHA we place great importance on nurturing the mind, body and spirit of those we care for and their families, along with commitment and dedication from our 7,500 employees and 4,000 volunteers regardless of faith, background or belief.

We offer some of the highest quality care, accommodation and support services for older people throughout Britain. Our mission is to inspire the best care and wellbeing at every stage of later life.

Please note that interviews may take place prior to the advert closing as and when suitable applications are received. If a suitable candidate is appointed the role may close early, therefore please do not hesitate to submit your application.

"Agencies: Please note, MHA do not accept unsolicited CV's from any agencies, regardless of whether they are on our Preferred Supplier List (PSL) or not. We only accept CV's from agencies that have been appointed and briefed by MHA's central Talent Acquisition Team."

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Refreshed on: 23 June 2022
Closing date: 14 July 2022 at 18:17
Job ref: REQ016382
Tags: Fundraising