Estates Co-Ordinator

Estates Co-Ordinator  

28 hours per week  

 £23,320 pro rata per annum   

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Estates Coordinator to join our Estates team. 

 Set in the tranquil grounds of Willen Lake, Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist palliative care within the Milton Keynes area. We offer 24 hour / seven days a week palliative care to people who have advanced disease, caring for people in our Inpatient Unit which accommodates 15 patients and the local community. Our person-centred care is delivered with compassion and respect for people’s wishes. We have an expanding Therapeutic & Wellbeing service offering Psychological Wellbeing, Social Care, Physiotherapy, Occupational and Complementary Therapy.  Our dedicated Business Development teams and retail portfolio of shops raise vital funds to deliver this care. 

The successful candidate will assist and support the Estates department management team in the operational requirements of the department, taking an innovative role with the development of systems and procedures to ensure that the department delivers compliant services to an operational excellence standard. You will be responsible for keeping accurate records of all maintenance tasks, scheduling PPM works and remedial projects that are identified. You will be the ‘go to’ contact for Estate related queries and maintain the departments asset log, ordering materials and communicating with suppliers where necessary.  

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and will be confident in communicating at all levels. You will have a competent knowledge of general building electrics, plumbing and carpentry skills and will have previous experience within these areas. Experience of using health & safety and/or CAFM software would be advantageous.  

In return for your skills and experience, you can expect:- 

  • To join a supportive and caring team
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays)
  • Free onsite parking at the Hospice
  • Employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision
  • Ongoing commitment to education and professional development
  • Blue Light Card discounts (with membership)
  • Excellent on-site subsidised catering facilities
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme

This appointment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, including Barred lists. 

To apply, please use the “Apply Here” button below

 Closing Date 15 March 2024 

Interview Date: 25 March 2024 

In a typical year...
£11.23
our cost, per minute
11,000
phone calls to patients at home
600
fabulous volunteers
700
patients cared for at home
3,200
home visits
300
patients at the hospice
18,000
of cups of tea
290
counselling sessions
We can only provide the care we do thanks to the incredible generosity of our community, through their continued volunteering, fundraising and donations throughout the year. Your donation will enable us to continue providing care and support to those facing a life-limiting diagnosis, and to support their loved ones.