Facilities Manager

My healthcare client operates across 14 sites across England. The job holder will be accountable for the maintenance of all assets and facilities in all sites across England. In addition, they are responsible for general maintenance within Head Office. They will work closely with the hospital teams, and in particular, the UK Head of Operations to provide a safe and consistent working environment for our teams. They will also be accountable for ensuring compliance to the health and Safety balanced scorecard across the UK hospitals and Head Office.

Key Tasks:
Operational Support:
To ensure a fully functional, comfortable, and pleasant environment to all patients, visitors, and colleagues within the hospital environment.

• Ensure a high standard in respect of all general maintenance of every site, Head Office, and grounds.
• Maintain the fabric of the buildings in line with the requirements of the leases and landlord(s).
• Undertake general maintenance of the buildings and non-clinical equipment and always ensure safe access to the hospital.
• Carry out Planned Preventative Maintenance.
• Carry out audits under HTM regulations.
• Work with site Health & Safety Co-ordinators to identify and rectify any Health & Safety issues.
• Ensure asset maintenance is completed on time, to the level of specification within the service contracts, working with UK Head of Procurement if we have any challenges with suppliers.
• Responsible for policies relating to security of the buildings, contractors on site etc.
• Provide emergency support to colleagues in site in a responsive timely manner, which may include responding out of normal working hours to support coordinating the response.

Service Quality and Governance:
Strive to ensure the hospital has a reputation for being a “Centre of Excellence” in patient care.

• Provide a safe environment for patients, staff, and Consultants.
• Always strive to ensure a high level of attention to detail.
• To follow correct procedures for documenting and reporting any accident or incident.
• To always observe patient confidentiality, in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
• To always ensure effective communication with patients, relatives, carers, visitors, staff, and others.

Risk Management/Health & Safety:
• The job holder has a responsibility for managing risk, infection control and H&S and will be required to work within the given policies and procedures.

Skills required:
• Practical, with good range of maintenance skills
• Well organised and able to work to deadlines.
• Shows attention to detail.
• Effective communication skills
• Ability to act as a resource for colleagues & staff and to manage others.
• Good IT skills i.e., good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Personal qualities:
• Well-mannered and well-presented
• Dependable
• Commitment to excellence and excellent customer care
• Confident with senior colleagues, clinicians, and key suppliers

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Facilities Manager

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