Estates - Estates Manager (Operations) - Electrical & Medical Gases

  • Department Operational Estates Management
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/07/2024
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-EMO-055
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Estates, the post holder will be responsible for maintaining a strategic compliance road map and plans towards full Estates compliance. You will be expected to be self-motivated and take the lead in analysing risks across wide ranging operational regulations and pro-actively develop and roll out appropriate mitigation measures and plans and ensuring all appropriate policies and procedures are developed and regularly updated.

As an experienced Estates Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for co-ordinating, monitoring and managing Estates’ compliance in regards to Electrical & Medical Gases etc, recording/documentation systems, standard operating procedures and staff legislative training requirements, in particular giving significant practical support to Estates’ Authorised Persons (APs), the Associate Director of Estates and Hospital Reconfiguration and the respective Heads of Operational and Capital Estates in the course of their duties.

The successful applicant will have a positive can do attitude and be able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative, providing team leadership and co-ordination to achieve a high standard of productivity and workmanship in the most cost effective manner.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for monitoring and managing the compliance against current and forthcoming equality, health, safety, environmental and other estates-related statutory and mandatory legislation and DH guidance, of the hard FM estate, infrastructure, specialist services (water, energy, waste, medical air / gases), recording / documentation systems, Policies and staff training. This may include Medical Engineering Services (MES) as part of future service development.
  • To act as Executive Secretary for the various Estates H&S, Risk and HTM Specialist Committees, ensuring timely collation and preparation of papers. To provide regular assurance reports for Trust Committees including the Infection Prevention Committee, Operational Risk Group and the Health, Safety, Security and Fire Committee.
  • To act as the Trust’s Responsible Person for asbestos plus other AP duties as agreed.
  • To coordinate the Trust’s implementation of the Premises Assurance Model (or similar) and ensuring the accuracy and auditability of data held within CAFM systems, asset registers and departmental IT systems.
  • To be the primary point of contact for staff (and relevant external bodies) requiring advice on Estatesrelated compliance within the Trust.
  • To support and drive the Lord Carter productivity and efficiency improvement initiative for Estates by producing performance reports and, supporting and encouraging a continuous improvement approach

Working for your organisation

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic lifestyle. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns, the Trust is about to embark on a major capital investment programme (up to £312m) to upgrade its estate and create state of the art medical facilities, and has a culture of supportive friendly teams, providing excellent professional NHS job development opportunities.

The Trust has a vision for the future that puts the patient at the heart of everything we do and is guided by the principles and values about which we care deeply. In line with this vision, the Estates Directorate are seeking a highly committed professional to join our team.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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