Facilities Manager

35 hours per week

£39,000 – £45,000 per annum

Willen Hospice is the leading provider of specialist end of life care for adults in Milton Keynes and the surrounding area. Our vision is to be the lasting and thriving provider of free care to all people affected by life limiting illness in our community, and keeping our premises in the best possible condition and fit to support our services plays a vital part in that.

Along with our two Hospice buildings set in beautiful gardens, we have 15 charity shops and a distribution centre.

Leading our dedicated Estates, Catering and Housekeeping teams, you will manage a responsive facilities function and develop support service operations in accordance with our Willen Hospice strategy, delivering this on time, within budget and in accordance with all regulatory and quality standards.

Playing a central role in improvement and development, and as a member of the Hospice Senior Management Team, you will contribute to the development of the Hospice Strategic Plan working collaboratively with the SMT to ensure its delivery. Your role will also lead on the hospice sustainability agenda.

You will provide advice and support with plans for new facilities; as well as promoting a safe working culture, and managing the annual planned preventative maintenance for the Hospice property portfolio.

To be successful in this role you will hold a NEBOSH General Certificate, IWFM Diploma at Level 4 or above (or related qualification at Level 4 or above), with MIWFM level professional membership. You will have at least three years FM experience and Health and Safety experience in relevant areas.

With well-developed interpersonal skills, you will be organised, proactive, and able to manage projects. A full driving licence is essential. A healthcare background would be an advantage.

In return you can expect to join a caring team, generous annual leave entitlement starting at 35 days pro rata (inclusive of statutory and bank holidays), free onsite parking, NHS or employer enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme, enhanced maternity, adoption and sick pay provision and excellent catering facilities at the Hospice.

To apply please complete the application form below and email it to hradmin@willen-hospice.org.uk

Closing date: 26 July 2022

Interview Date: TBC

Please be aware that this advert will close early if a high number of applications are received. Interviews may take place prior to the closing date depending on applications received. 


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phone calls to patients at home
fabulous volunteers
patients cared for at home
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patients at the hospice
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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.