Head of Estates (inner London)

£350 - £380 per day

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Head of Estates on a contract basis for Homerton NHS Trust.

Key responsibilities will include:

* To act as a single point of contact for all related Estates Operational matters on a daily basis;

* The role will be responsible for the operational management of building and engineering services, including staff supervision;

* Provide a first-class Estates Service in collaboration with other Estates and Facilities Department Leads;

* Responsible for condition surveys, inspections, and risk assessments, ensuring the provision of training for all staff and stakeholders is provided and required by statute and NHS guidance;

* Proved technical advice and support to the Project Management team, ensuring projects are compliant with HTM, HBN, and other relevant statutory and organisation requirements;

* Lead the maintenance of the organisation's Estate and the improvement of its physical environment;

* Co-ordinate all maintenance contracts and provide specialist engineering services across the organisation and through service level agreements to the Departments;

* Provide detailed reports on service performance to the Head of Estate Operations for Health and Safety, Infection Control and Water Management;

* Management and responsibility for substantial budgets for the provision of Estates maintenance services. The ideal candidate will have:

* Must have experience working within an NHS/ a healthcare organisation;

* Educated to master's degree level or equivalent experience in engineering, building services or construction project management;

* Experience acting as a responsible person and overseeing Estates Officers;

* Working knowledge of Health and Safety, complex engineering systems and maintenance procedures within a healthcare site;

* Understanding of risk management and able to write detailed reports;

* Ability to manage, meet priorities and tight deadlines;

* Highly developed verbal and written communication skills;

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Michael Piper
Senior Manager
Property & Construction Team
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