Estates - Estates Manager (Operations) - Electrical Engineer

  • Department Operational Estates Management (PRH)
  • Salary £43,742.00 – £50,056 per annum
  • Closing Date 06/10/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-EMO-194
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week (with participation in the Estates on-call system, includes evening, weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis)

Job overview

**The banding for this position is subject to agenda for change job evaluation**

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust can offer you great career prospects and a fantastic lifestyle.  

The Estates Directorate are seeking a highly committed professional to join our team.  You will have first line management responsibility for the relevant members of the Estates maintenance team and will assist the Head of Operational Estates with management of the maintenance and upkeep of the Trust's buildings and engineering infrastructure, including the control and co-ordination of work undertaken by contractors, and the planning and implementation of planned preventive maintenance programmes with a strong focus on providing a high quality, proactive and responsive maintenance and repair service to the Trust.

As a strong people manager and someone who continually seeks improvement, you will be passionate about the provision of high quality service for our patients and staff, and be committed to our values with an ability to inspire, motivate and empower those around you.

The successful applicant will have a positive can do attitude and be able to demonstrate flexibility and initiative when dealing with a wide range of engineering/building services.  

(Annex 21) Agenda for Change applications are welcomed.


Main duties of the job

You will ensure compliance with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act and associated Regulations, plus will undertake the role of Coordinating Authorised Person/ Authorised Person/ Responsible Person in areas such as Medical Gases, Electrical Safety, Decontamination, Water, Pressure Systems, Lifts, Asbestos and Specialised Ventilation, with suitable training and support where necessary.

You will ensure that the physical environment including all buildings and facilities are safe and fit for purpose, for patients and staff including relatives and visitors.

Provide team leadership and co-ordination to achieve high levels of productivity and exceptional standards of service, in the most cost effective manner.


Working for your organisation

Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have fantastic, supportive friendly teams and 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. 

Applicants should possess appropriate mechanical, electrical or building engineering professional knowledge acquired through a degree, plus specialist training, or have an equivalent level of engineering knowledge acquired through accredited courses supplemented by extensive experience gained whilst working in a similar position in an complex organisation, preferably with evidence of management development and formal health and safety training.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

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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