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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2022.

Senior Estates Manager (Subject to banding)

Job Reference: 313-A-22-118294-CS

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Estates and Facilities
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
£54,764 to £63,862pa (subject to banding)

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Senior Estates Manager : Estates & Facilities : Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Estates Manager to join Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), reporting to the Head of Estates, Estates & Facilities.

As an experienced, estates professional in a healthcare environment, you will report to the Head of Estates and support in leading and managing the Trusts Estates portfolio.


Key responsibilities

  • Responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust premises are safe for patients, staff and visitors.
  • Professional accountability for estate building fabric, engineering infrastructure and maintenance.
  • Deputise for the Head of Estates across all areas of their work and will be responsible for the day-to-day Hard FM operational management of buildings and engineering services, including managing maintenance, engineering functions, sustainability, energy, Health and Safety and backlog maintenance.
  • Professionally qualified with experience in the areas of: water safety, LV/HV electrical systems, ventilation systems, medical gases, lifts, pressure systems, confined spaces, management of asbestos, management of contractors, asset management in leading and managing estate teams and contractors.

The Trust has over 100 properties including 40 wards, across 61 sites with a total GIA of circa 105,000 m2. This and other strategic appointments demonstrate the commitment to our services and grows the expert and visible leadership in our Estate & Facilities capability.


Who are you?

  • Proven track record and experience of supporting and leading public or private sector Estates teams, within healthcare settings.
  • Fully conversant in the NHS MMC construction requirements, Net Zero Carbon, ProCure 22/23 programme, SFG20 and the operation of CAFM and helpdesk systems in leading maintenance and project teams.
  • High calibre individual and experience in the development of the Estates Strategy utilising the latest LPT ERIC data alongside key information from National Policy standards, LPT Safety Groups, HTM/HBN guidance and industry best practice.
  • Demonstratable broad range of skills and competencies required to meet the demands of this business-critical role in our growing team.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop practical plans to implement the estate and facilities strategies
  • Ability to identify, plan and undertake research and development initiatives to inform strategic objectives
  • Experience of setting, managing and delivering budgets with annual efficiency programmes
  • Extensive experience of leading and managing contracts


On Call arrangements. This role will require the post-holder to help develop and participate in the new E&F on-call rota, with responsibility for managing emergency situations for the hospital sites out-of-hours.

Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 13/06/2022. Social distancing rules will be reviewed at the time of interview. We may use Microsoft Teams or have face to face interviews, within appropriate IPC rules. Details will be confirmed if you are shortlisted.

If candidates wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact, Richard Brown Associate Director of Estates & Facilities or email

Contact telephone: 07920548217

Interviews may involve a short presentation – details to be confirmed at shortlisting.

Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For rostered areas, these are set in advance at a team level and you will join an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date.

We will consider requests to work alternative hours or vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider appointable applicants for similar vacancies in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6 month probationary period (see Probation Policy).

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.

All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.

Applicants ‘at risk’ within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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