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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/06/2022.

Project Property and Space Manager (subject to banding)

Job Reference: 313-A-22-121079-JP

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Capital Projects and Property

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.

Project Property and Space Manager : Estates & Facilities : Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Property and Space Manager to join Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT), reporting to the Senior Capital Projects and Property Manager, Estates & Facilities.

As an experienced, property and space professional in a healthcare environment, you will support the Senior Capital Projects and Property Manager to deliver professional advice on property and accommodation, project management, and delivery of estates management to the Directorates, teams and corporate functions of the Trust.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the Trust property database is current and for leading and managing the undertaking of space reviews, space planning, relocations and workplace improvements in all of our buildings.
  • Managing the operational use of property in the Estate supporting the Property Surveyor with sourcing and negotiating of all new premises and acquisitions across the Trust, including making sure agreements are put in place and liaising with landlords to manage day to day property changes, ensuring no disruption to operational service.
  • Building networks across the Trust to understand and determine workplace need and overseeing projects including managing interconnected office and space moves, supporting the Property Surveyor with lettings and allocations, management of tenancies, including breach of tenancies, antisocial behaviour and all aspects of space and tenant activities management across the Trust, as required.
  • Liaising with clinical and non-clinical staff on a practical level to help identify, design and deliver improvements to the quality of physical working space and to help improve space utilisation.
  • Provide expertise and specialist estates advice to directorates in relation to space activities

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.

You will need to demonstrate the broad range of skills and competencies required to meet the demands of this business-critical role in our growing team. You must possess credibility in this specific field and have the drive and determination to successfully lead and manage the new systems of work we will create together.

Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 04/07/2022. 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, Rob Jones or email

Contact telephone: 07775543793


See full JD person specification

Qualifications -Essential

  • A relevant Degree qualification or actively working towards a relevant qualification and or relevant experience within the building industry
  • Commitment to continuing professional development (CPD)


  • IOSH/Managing Safely Qualification or equivalent
  • Degree/NVQ5 level qualification (or equivalent experience) supplemented by a range of operational or project management knowledge and/or significant experience in a similar role.

Experience -Essential

  • Experienced in operational Facilities Management
  • Experienced in managing and monitoring external contractors/consultants through the use of SLA’s
  • Experience of managing change successfully


  • Be prepared to work flexible hours as required by the needs of the service
  • Experience of working with specialist hospital services

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.


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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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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