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Associate Director of Estates and Facilities

Job Reference: 184-GEN.45

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Estates and Facilities
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
£84,507 - £102,506 per annum, pro rata

We are offering a unique and exciting opportunity to work in the beautiful county of Somerset. Somerset Partnership and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trusts are to merge creating the role of a joint Associate Director of Estates & Facilities.

In support of evolving clinical strategies and a resultant Estates Strategy, to which the post holder will influence, the successful applicant will develop and exploit opportunities by fully integrating the EFM teams to improve service quality and efficiency.

The merged Trusts have in excess of £90m of wave 3 and 4 capital funding to replace and improve Critical Care and Acute Care Assessment facilities at Musgrove Park Hospital.

Although the post holder does not directly manage the capital investment he / she will be required to ensure that the Operational EFM team provide support to the established Projects Team with a specific responsibility to ensure that designs enabling excellent patient care and from a whole life cost perspective achieve best value.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Potential applicants are welcome to discuss the job role in more detail with Phil Brice Director of Governance and Corporate Development by contacting Dawn Godfrey on 01278 432084

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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