Associate Director of Estates
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
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Associate Director of Estates
Salary: £67,064 - £77,274 per annum
Interview Date: Monday 19th June 2023
We are recruiting for a Associate Director of Estateswho shares our ambition and vision to deliver theBest of Care by the Best Peopleand has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.
Main duties of the job
Responsible for managerial/professional control of a range of operational services for the department, including Estates Operation, Capital Projects Support, Backlog Maintenance, Grounds & Garden.
Provide a first-class service in collaboration with operational leads to ensure we deliver Patient and staff Estates and Facilities priorities.
Lead the management of the Trust's estate and the improvement of its physical environment, closely linked with the Estates strategy & the delivery of the strategy.
Ensure each service department has clear strategic/operational business objectives consistent with the Trust goals.
Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.
We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.
To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.
Would you like to work flexibly? In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement which will not mean sacrificing time for personal interests or family commitments. We aim to support you to work flexibly in a way that will suit you and us.
All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.
We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.
All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.
As a key member of the Estates & Facilities Management team, the Associate Director Estates has managerial, professional and technical responsibility for managing the trust estate on behalf of the Trust
The post holder will provide a single point of contact on day-to-day Estates Management matters. The post holder will be responsible for the operational Management of highly complex buildings and engineering services critical to patient care and the Management of the Trust estate.
The post holder will act as the Trust's expert and adviser in these areas, providing highly specialist and professional estates expertise to Directors, Clinicians, Senior Managers and other staff throughout the Trust.
The post holder will support the Deputy Director and the Director on the estate's strategy and development.
At a corporate level, the post holder will contribute to formulating and delivering strategic and operational objectives whilst ensuring the provision of a comprehensive and efficient service working on behalf of patients, visitors and staff. In addition, the post holder will be expected to embrace the changes in healthcare delivery and to identify and implement innovative solutions that support the Trust's Objectives.
The post holder is required to deputise for senior colleagues within the Estates and Facilities.
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