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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2020.

Estates Officer (Projects)

Job Reference: 412-E&F-319

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Capital Development
£30401 to £37267 per annum, pro rata

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust is building on its impressive track record and requires an Estates Officer (Projects) to manage and deliver small projects within the Trust’s capital investment and minor works programmes and also work as part of a team on larger schemes.

Reporting to the Senior Capital Projects Manager, you will be responsible for the design and management of delegated mechanical and electrical engineering projects and some small building construction projects. You will integrate with all sections of the Estates and Facilities Division and liaise with Trust staff and project professionals.

The role will also support the Compliance Manager in managing the asbestos process and projects. This will entail some ‘out of hours’ working where you will be expected to organise, attend and audit remedial works and surveys.

To succeed in the role you will have proven project management experience within the engineering construction environment, together with a sound knowledge and understanding of purchasing procedures and relevant statutory and preferably Healthcare specific guidance. A thorough working knowledge of CDM and other Health and Safety legislation and guidance is essential.

Possessing a professional qualification, (HNC or equivalent as a minimum) you will have the skills to prepare feasibility studies, specification of works, working drawings, contract documentation, project time-tables, manage contractors on site, organise and chair site meetings and prepare value for money and technical reports.

As a valuable member of our team, you will be based in a modern office environment with personal access to a computer workstation with both AutoCAD and Revit packages and access to the Trusts corporate E-mail and Internet facilities.

Informal enquiries/visits are welcome. Please contact Mr. Andrew Deakin, Head of Capital Development for an informal chat and to arrange a visit to the organisation via 01270 612391.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as are our people who foster a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

All employees are encouraged to look after their health and wellbeing, and this includes not smoking. Smoking cessation advice and support can be accessed by all our staff right from the start of their employment with us. If you would like further information please ask our recruitment team.


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