* The banding for this position is subject to agenda for change*
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 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. In line with this vision, 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.
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.
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. Provide team leadership and co-ordination to achieve high levels of productivity and exceptional standards of service, in the most cost effective manner.
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.
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.
(Annex21) Agenda for Change applications welcome.
Previous applicants need not apply.