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Head of Facilities Services

Job Reference: 165-19-03-048

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Facilities Services - Contract
£49,242 to £59,964 pa

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Estates and Facilities

Head of Facilities

Band 8B

37.5 Hours per week

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is seeking an experienced facilities management professional with a track record in a health service operational role for soft FM services, you will be a key member of the Estates and Facilities leadership team reporting directly to the Director of Estates and Facilities and will be responsible for developing and implementing the estates and facilities strategy to ensure the Directorate continues to deliver a safe and secure patient environment whilst providing cost effective and efficient services.

An enthusiastic team leader you will have the ability to create and communicate a clear vision and sense of direction in order to focus on our strategy to improve the patient experience/patient journey which will also incorporate a transformational change in how healthcare services are delivered in the future, as well as direct management of facilities related services. You will have a proven track record of delivering results through effective collaborative working with both internal and external stakeholders and you will have the skill set required to manage the delivery of complex programmes of work and managing within constrained resources.

To discuss the position in more detail please contact the office of John Cartwright, Director of Estates and Facilities on 01709 424003.

The closing date for this opportunity is 12 midnight 5th April 2019.

A provisional date for interviews has been set for 23rd April 2019

This job may close early if a large number of applications are received. You are advised to submit your application quickly to avoid missing your chance to apply. Should you be successful in your application we will contact you via NHS Jobs and this will appear on your homepage under 'Interviews'.

In applying for this post, you give the Trust permission to use your data for recruitment purposes.

Please ensure your application includes referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. TRFT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £31 and an enhanced check is £49.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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