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Clerk of Works - Capital Planning and Development

Job Reference: 180-F-191013

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Corporate - Estates and Facilities
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division Corporate, Cambridge
£37,570 to £43,772 p.a.

Our Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust is looking for a competent Clerk of Works to join the Minor Works Team, Capital Planning and Development Department, within Estates and Facilities, to oversee standards and performance of construction and refurbishment projects.

Ideally suited to an existing Clerk of Works, Construction Site Managers, Building Surveyors and Building Inspectors or equivalent experience in a similar role who could adapt their skills to this challenging role.

Over recent years, the wider team has successfully delivered a wide range of projects including a Paediatric Ward refurbishment, construction of two new Operating Theatres and replacement of CT Scanners and Linear Accelerators, whilst managing a minor works project portfolio of up to 100 live projects in a month. The Clerk of Works will ensure the projects are delivered to the agreed drawings and specification, standards, guidance and legislation.

You will have experience of working as part of a team, ideally in the healthcare construction industry. You will have excellent communication skills, be enthusiastic and ready for the challenge of delivering the Trust’s ambitious capital improvement programme.

The closing date is 21 July 2019.

Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lucy Horton-Hiron, Minor Works Manager on 01223 216800 or via email to

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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