Role details

Estates officer

North West London   •   £18 - £20 per hour (£37,437 - £41,597)   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Estates officer required for an NHS trust
  • Responsible for building services and maintenance within the trust

About Our Client

The client is a large NHS trust with multiple sites within North West London that the estate officer will manage.

Job Description

In carrying out their role the estate officer will: 

  • Lead the Maintenance team, in a way that achieves maximum flexibility and productivity for the Trust 
  • Set and monitor the standards of maintenance carried out by in-house staff or sub-contractors (on plant and equipment managed by the estates department) 
  • Manage statutory and mandatory requirements, in line with statute and best industry practice
  • Ensure a robust planned preventative and corrective maintenance system is in place to ensure the efficient operation, compliance and integrity of the Estate
  • Maintain up to date asset registers, PPM records and other applicable records 
  • Ensure the standards found in Health Technical Memorandums (HTM's) and other applicable documents are understood and followed wherever possible
  • Create and implement departmental procedures and policies 
  • Manage the Maintenance budget
  • Liaise and communicate with the Capital developments department on all aspects of projects that have an estates department impact.
  1. To provide a customer focused comprehensive Hard FM Service, the post holder will provide the single point of contact on day-to-day maintenance matters in areas of responsibility.

  1. The Service Delivery Manager is a key member of the Estates and Facilities Management team, with responsibility for managing the Operational FM services delivered by both direct labour and contracted out services across their respective area.

  1. The post holder will be technically responsible for the operational management of highly complex buildings and engineering services that are critical to patient care and management of the estate.

  1. They will assist the Area Service Manager to develop and deliver strategic plans and back log maintenance programmes across their respective area.

  1. The post holder will be required to provide professional advice and evidence to the Area Service Manager ensuring FM contracts are delivered compliant with legislation, HTMs, HBNs etc, ensuring the NHS estate is meeting all statutory and mandatory requirements to ensure a safe and compliant service is provided to patients, visitors and staff.

  1. Managing and delivering safe, compliant, customer focused hard and/or soft FM contracts

  1. Managing direct labour contracts and/or qualification in Hard FM engineering, electrical services (this is essential in a number of the opportunities available.

  1. Engagement of staff, colleagues, customers and stakeholders

  1. Highly developed specialist knowledge of facilities management in a multi-site, multi-disciplinary organisation.

  1. Strong negotiating and influencing skills

  1. Relevant professional experience or degree level education & appropriate post graduate Business Management Qualification.

The Successful Applicant

The estate officer should have:

Engineering or building services HNC or ONC/C&G if equivalent relevant experience can be demonstrated. 

Health and Safety qualification desirable

Knowledge of the statutory obligations of a healthcare estates team

Knowledge of the maintenance requirements of a modern hospital 

Practical understanding of Health and Safety

Understanding of Asbestos management

Understanding of water safety and legislation 

Working knowledge of the HTMs and their application

Experience in planning and running projects 

Ability to communicate effectively At all levels through; written reports, E mails, presentations, spoken communication and non-verbal communication

Would be desirable if the candidate had achieved AP status in HV/LV, Medical Gas, Boilers and Pressure systems

What's on Offer

Interim Estate officer position

37.5 hours a week day shifts may include sundays and bank holidays

Excellent opportunity for a lead engineer/supervisor looking for progression

Excellent learning opportunity

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