Head of Estates

Resource Direct Recruitment Limited
23 Dec 2020
14 Jan 2021
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Resource Direct Recruitment is currently recruiting a Head of Estates to be based on the Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust contract for our client. This is a permanent, full–time rule working 37 hours per week.

The post holder will be responsible for coordinating the activities of the maintenance services in accordance wit the requirements of the Facilities Management Contract at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust as well as contributing to the strategic direction of the services provided.

The contract covers the provision of hard facilities management to 5 primary sites which include The Midland Metropolitan University Hospital, Sandwell General Hospital, Birmingham City Hospital, Rowley Regis Hospital and Leasowes Intermediate Care Centre. The role will also have the responsibility of limited provision of services to a number of community properties including landlord duties and first response for a defined range of equipment.

The Head of Estates will be an essential member of the Senior Management Team with direct responsibility for the effective management of the Estates Operational team including technical managers and trade staff to ensure all maintenance activities comply with the statutory, NHS, Trust and Company guidelines and contractual requirements to enable the Trust to provide their services to patients in a safe, high quality environment.

Qualifications / Experience

* Must have Electrical or Mechanical experience within a Healthcare environment – preferably in a PFI or other contract provider tole

* Strong Engineering skills and HNC or equivalent in relevant engineering discipline)

* Experience of risk management and health and safety

* Knowledge of relevant legislation and industry guidelines

* Act as Authorised or Responsible Person qualified to Health Technical memoranda (HTM) standard where directed and appointed

* Computer literate with good IT skills

* Membership of relevant professional institute – preferred

* Qualified to 18th Edition IEE Regulations – preferred

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today and one of our Recruitment Consultants will be in contact.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re–location package with this job role. RDR Ltd do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community

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