Job Title : Estates Officer
Salary : £45,000 Defendant on experience
Hours : 37.5
Location : 60 Grove End Road, St John’s Wood, London NW8 9NH
We are looking for an experienced Estates Officer to join the Estates and Facilities Department in our Charity Led Independent Hospital.
The post holder will be Responsible for the effective delivery of Estates & Facilities management, ensuring the provision of a high quality, value for money portfolio of non clinical services in a safe and sound environment for patients, staff and visitors.
If successful you will be responsible for ensuring the Hospital’s Estates & Facilities services comply with all regulatory and statutory legislation.
In addition it will be the responsibility of the post holder to be able to develop best working practices. In addition to this you will provide professional leadership and maintain effective staff management across the department.
This would be an ideal post for an experienced estates officer, preferably from a healthcare background, although candidates from other industries would be considered.
Located in leafy St John’s Wood on the Jubilee line, minutes from Central London, The Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth is one of the UK’s largest independent charitable hospitals.
Profits are used to fund our on-site hospice, St John’s, which offers free care to over 3,000 patients and their families every year
Minimum City & Guilds level 3 / ONC in Electrical or Mechanical Discipline or equivalent
Recognised Health and Safety Qualification
Attained AP status in Medical Gas Systems and / or Electrical Low Voltage
5 years supervisory / management experience and responsibility in a large complex organisation.
Experience of contract management and negotiation with range of suppliers
Management of a diverse workforce
Experience of policy writing
Experienced negotiator with a range of contractors
Experience of successful management and implementation of minor works & capital projects
Knowledge of all statutory requirements relating to estates in a healthcare or similar environment
Knowledge of current statutory and other technical guidance
Resilient, flexible personality capable of inspiring confidence
Ability to problem solve and provide practical solutions
A proven record of achievement with an ability to deliver against deadlines
Leadership & motivational skills with ability to motivate and inspire others
Knowledge of the Health & Safety at Works Act, COSHH
Review systems and processes across all relevant functions in order to improve efficiencies.
Contribute to the development and maintenance of effective procedures and policies
Direct and influence a customer focused culture within the team
Support the Director of Estates & Facilities with the management of complex property projects
Ensure robust contractual arrangements are in place with key providers
Professionally manage the Estates & Engineering function to ensure the highest quality and value for money services
Support the Director of Estates & Facilities, develop and maintain the estates & facilities Health and Safety policy
Participate in Hospital committees, such as the Health and Safety Committee and Water Safety Group
Ensure that the Hospital’s estate, buildings, plant and equipment are maintained and all new schemes carried out
Ascertain the Hospital’s backlog capital requirements, space utilisation, functional suitability, physical condition and statutory requirements, including fire and environmental management
Performance reviews of the team
Deliver projects on time and within budget
Make regular visits to wards and departments and health care areas in conjunction with local heads of departments to monitor services provided by
Act as Authorised Person responsible for medical gases and low voltage electrical systems
To carry out Contractors’ Inductions
Develop appropriate risk management plans
Responsibility for ensuring safe working practices throughout the Hospital
Understanding and implementation of current DOH, Hospital Technical Memorandum (HTM) and Hospital Buildings Note (HBN)
At our organisation we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits;
from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes including continuation of the NHS pension.
Working with us, all eligible employees receive;
Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year
Ongoing training and development programmes
Discounts at local, national and online shops
Interest-free season ticket loans
Cycle to work loan scheme
Employee Service Excellence recognition rewards
If you are ready for a new challenge and relish the chance to become part of a successful, forward thinking organisation then we would love to hear from you.