South Tees Head of Charities

Job Description

Job Title

Head of Charities




Charities Department

Responsible to

Chief People Officer

Accountable to

CEO and Chairman of the Corporate Trustee

Responsible for

Direct Management of the Charities Team

Job Summary

  • To provide strategic leadership and management of South Tees Hospitals ‚ÄėOur Hospitals Charity‚Äô (the Charity). The overall aim of the Charity is to assist South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) by providing additional resources to aid continual improvement in clinical performance and patient and staff experience in line with the Trust‚Äôs strategic aims and objectives. The post holder will undertake research,¬† develop and implement innovative ideas and education to support the Charities strategic direction.. ¬†The Board of the Trust is the Corporate Trustee of the Charity.
  • To advise and support the Corporate Trustee in developing and keeping up-to-date a strategy for the growth, development and sustainability of the Charity in the short, medium and long term; and to lead the implementation of that strategy.
  • The Charity‚Äôs strategy will include a fundraising plan and cycle of business which will maximise the Charity‚Äôs impact over time and the contribution it is able to make to its beneficiaries and to improving the health of the populations served by the Trust.
  • To develop effective and collaborative working relationships with the Corporate Trustee, Trust staff at all levels and other stakeholders (including, but not limited to, the Friends of the Friarage and other voluntary and public sector organisations in the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire).
  • To effectively manage the Charity‚Äôs office and staff, ensuring they provide a proactive and responsive service to support and advise fund holders, fundraisers and the general public, resulting in the successful implementation of the Charity‚Äôs strategy.
  • To manage all the charitable funds donated and raised for the benefit of Trust and ensure they are spent in accordance with the Charity‚Äôs objects and charity law.

Key Relationships

  • The Head of Charities is accountable to the Corporate Trustee and its Chairman, while reporting to the Chief People Officer of the Trust.
  • Leadership and management of the Charities team.
  • North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Charity Team
Charity team

Key Responsibilities

The job description is not exhaustive. The job description and duties may be subject to future review as the needs of the service change.

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