Facilities Manager

35 hours per week

£45,000 – £48,000 per annum, dependent on experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Facilities Manager to join our team!

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. You will also be responsible for developing the vision for the future of the estates department bearing in mind the strategic goals of the Hospice.

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.

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 In-Patient 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.

In return for your skills 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 role is subject to a Standard DBS check.

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