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Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is the dedicated NHS charity for Cambridge University Hospitals, comprising Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie (maternity hospital) and, from 2025, the brand-new Cambridge Children’s Hospital and Cambridge Cancer Hospital.

Our hospital delivers expert care for patients – locally, regionally and nationally and contributes to some of the most important biomedical research in the world today. Charitable donations fund high-tech equipment, new buildings, specialist staff, extra comforts and vital research to find potential cures and help save lives locally, nationally and worldwide.

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:
- Head of Relationships
- Funds Manager


Head of Relationships

Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Term: Full time, Permanent
Salary:£50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Location:
Cambridge, hybrid working options will be considered

Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) is the dedicated NHS charity for Cambridge University Hospitals. Cambridge University Hospitals is a family of hospitals comprising Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie (maternity hospital) and, from 2025, the brand new Cambridge Children’s Hospital and Cambridge Cancer Hospital. Our hospital delivers expert care for patients – locally, regionally and nationally and contributes to some of the most important biomedical research in the world today. Charitable donations fund high-tech equipment, new buildings, specialist staff, extra comforts and vital research to find potential cures and help save lives locally, nationally and worldwide.

We are fundraising for two brand new hospitals, due to be built in 2024 and open in 2025. These will both deliver unrivalled, exceptional care for patients and be underpinned by world-leading research from the brightest minds at Cambridge University.

The Head of Relationships will play a vital role in the Major Gifts team, leading a team of three focused on securing gifts between £10,000 - £100,000. You will have an enviable role of working across both the new Children’s and Cancer Hospitals to maximise income for ACT, while being led by donor preferences.

Collaborating closely with three fellow heads to implement a strategic, integrated major gifts programme, you will focus on cultivation, asking and stewardship of major donors to build a culture of giving and appreciation which will lead to long-term relationships with donors.

This role is a wonderful opportunity to help us make a huge impact on the treatment and care offered to patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

A full job description and person specification can be found on our website here.

If this sounds like the job for you then please send your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are a good fit for the role, to Ruth Campbell our Head of HR by email to ruth.campbell@act4addenbrookes.org.uk 

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2022, however we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received or a successful candidate is found.


Funds Manager

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week). Part time of 30 hours per week will also be considered.
Term: Fixed term of 12 months
Salary: Circa £30,000 per annum
Location: Cambridge, hybrid working available

ACT are looking for a new team member to cover for a period of maternity leave up to 12 months.

You will be joining a fast-paced team with a varied workload.  The team is responsible for expenditure requests from receipt through to decision making, committing funding and impact evaluation.  This can range from expenditure requests of less than a hundred pounds to seven-figure projects

You will provide day to day administration of funds: ensuring that all fund records are kept up to date; that expenditure on projects below £10k is in line with charitable expenditure policy and properly authorised; and that fund advisors receive a responsive and accessible response to enquiries and requests for advice.

This role is a wonderful opportunity to help us make a huge impact on the treatment and care offered to patients at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

A full job description and person specification can be found here.

If this sounds like the job for you then please send your CV and a covering letter, explaining why you are a good fit for the role, to Ruth Campbell our Head of HR by email to ruth.campbell@act4addenbrookes.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 15 May 2022.  However, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received or a successful candidate is found.


Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. We therefore positively encourage applications, regardless of age, race, religion & belief, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity or disability.

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