General Overview: As a Senior Facilities manager in healthcare, you are typically responsible for catering, cleaning, building maintenance, environmental services, and security. You shall be responsible for the day to day management of the Facilities Officers across sites ensuring the monitoring of day to day maintenance, repairs, and modifications to engineering services and plant via in-house staff and external contractors. Ensuring work is conducted to high quality, within cost/time constraints, and safely. They will provide technical advice, prepare written reports, undertake Authorised Person duties as per designated approval, and manage SLA contracts with third parties.
Skills: Knowledge and understanding of relevant engineering systems and regulations, knowledge of management techniques and skills, working knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and NHS guidance documents e.g. Building Regulations, HTMs and HBNs, extensive Building Services knowledge, excellent presentation skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels internally and externally, able to carry out duties of an Authorised Person, leadership skills to form an effective team from diverse professions and disciplines, ability to communicate technical information to non-specialists, ability to negotiate with staff, external estates professionals, contractors and Health and Safety Managers, political awareness and diplomacy, highly developed IT skills inc advanced knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
Essential skills and competencies (based on AfC person specification):
At least 5 years post qualification experience of successfully managing Estates activities preferably within an NHS Healthcare background.
Qualifications: Masters or equivalent
Average Salary: £45K-£51K
NHS Banding: 8a
The salary banding for any NHS post has a clearly defined start point, and salary progression based on nationally negotiated pay scales (Agenda for Change). These bandings and pay points are widely available https://www.nhsemployers.org/pay-pensions-and-reward/agenda-for-change/pay-scales/annual
The agreed starting point for any post is at the bottom of the pay scale with annual progression until the top of the pay scale is reached. Candidates should expect to start on the bottom of the pay scale for the role they are considering unless they have previous directly related NHS experience in a similar role.