Representing estates and facilities professionals operating within the  

Job Vacancies

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

The Trust provides services from over 200 locations across Rotherham, Doncaster and North Lincolnshire. These services range from mental health and learning disability services to community services, such as district nursing and health visitors.

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Capital and Planning to work within the Trust.

You will need to be a committed and enthusiastic and individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills. You should possess a degree in Engineering or Building, Building Services or Facilities Management or an equivalent professional qualification or working at a senior level for 5 years in a related specialist area.

The Head of Capital and Planning is a senior member of the Estates and Facilities team supporting the Trust and its Care Groups in relation to estates planning, capital related projects and estates management Duties of the role include:

  • Lead estates related planning and carry professional and managerial responsibility for capital developments and estates management.
  • Act as a project manager/professional advisor on the Trust’s capital projects from project inception and procurement through to completion. Strong project management skills are required to deliver the planning requirements and to enable delivery of a range of capital schemes.
  • Lead on the production and development of estates related aspects of planning processes within the Trust and support Care Groups with project management resources for the development of business cases. This will involve dealing with complex issues ensuring full engagement with key stake holders.

For further information please contact Paul Barratt, Head of Estates and Facilities on 01302 796057.

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.

Salary: £40,428 to £48,514 pa
Closing Date: 23/03/18
For more details: click here

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced construction project management professional with a background of, building surveyor, engineering or architect to work in a busy and challenging environment at a time of change.

We are looking for a professionally qualified, experienced and reliable Head of Capital Projects to join the Estates team who will lead on all capital major and minor works to deliver a compliant high quality, safe, efficient and value for money capital programme. The Trust has a number of significant major projects identified across our portfolio of buildings / sites. The successful candidate will assist the Head of Estates to develop and deliver our strategic development plans.

You will hold a key senior managerial role within the Estates department and will lead by example leading a professional team and will be expected to deliver high quality outcomes. You will have the ability to communicate effectively with a range of technical, clinical and management professionals within the Trust and externally. You will need to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and team working skills.

You will be suitably qualified and have a proven track record along with demonstrable experience in building / construction / capital project related management.

For an informal discussion please contact Peter Knowles, Head of Estates. E-mail Tel-0114 2717352.

Further information, contact Jayne Bargh, PA to Head of Estates and on Tel-0114 2717352 or email

Salary: £47,092 to £58,217 per annum
Closing Date: 23/03/18
For more details: click here

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint an Estates Officer Compliance & Works, based at Dorset County Hospital. 

The role includes responsibility for the delivery of maintenance services for the Trust, management of the in-house tradestaff, the control of maintenance contractors in all specialties and day to day management of the Asset Management System. 

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with the ability to manage change and ensure the service that the department delivers continues at the current high standards whist reducing costs and increasing efficiency.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate relevant experience, preferably have an electrical /mechanical and building services background. 

Applicants should be qualified to degree status in building services engineering with specialist knowledge in Compliance matters or equivalent knowledge acquired through experience. However, applicants with HNC/HND with relevant Estates experience with Compliance issues at a similar level will be considered.

The post is based at Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and you will be expected to work at other trust properties in Dorchester.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Salary: £31,696 - £41,787 per annum (Subject to confirmation) plus on-call payments

Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days + emergency on call Rota

For further details / informal visits contact:

Christian Haw on 01305 253270

Salary: £31,696 - £41,787 per annum
Closing Date: 22/03/18
For more details: click here

West London Mental Health NHS Trust

An exciting opportunity exists for an Estates Officer (Mechanical bias) within a vibrant and progressive Estates Maintenance Service. The Estates Maintenance team has recently restructured with the aim of providing a further advanced excellent support service to Trust assets, and its patients, staff and visitors. This position will be based at the London St’ Bernard’s Site and the post holder will be expected to work across other London trust portfolio as the service requires.

The applicant will need to demonstrate an overall knowledge of Estates related technical compliance relevant to water, ventilation, natural gas systems, heating plant and other mechanical maintenance activities; and must be a dedicated team player.

The successful applicant will be part of the management of a modernised Estates Maintenance Team providing maintenance services and support to a range of new technologically advanced building services along with traditional Victorian building stock throughout West London.


Salary: £30,550 - £40,105 pa incl
Closing Date: 22/03/18
For more details: click here

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

We are looking for an enthusiastic and capable person to join the Estate Development Team at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. You will ideally have experience from within the health / social care arena and knowledge of Projects and Estates management. Additionally you will have a strong service engineering background, procurement and contract knowledge and will have successfully facilitated organisational change. You will need to be organised, be attentive to detail, and have good IT skills and be an able communicator.

This is a full time post of 37.5 hrs per week but there may be part-time opportunities available.

For further information please contact Garth Weaver, Director of Estates and Facilities on 01872 253871.

Salary: £47,092 to £58,217 pa
Closing Date: 01/04/18
For more details: click here

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Working as part of the Estates team the post holder will be responsible for developing capital projects from feasibility studies, through to delivery of refurbishments, backlog maintenance schemes and new builds.

The post holder will ideally be electrically biased but this is not essential for the role.

Additional training will be available for the post holder to become Authorised Persons across a range of disciplines.

The post holder will be experienced in estates project management and ideally experience of working in an NHS environment.


Salary: £31,696 - £41,787
Closing Date: 26/03/18
For more details: click here

Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Trust

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is seeking an experienced Director of Facilities and Estates. This is a particularly exciting time to join the Trust as it is in the process of acquiring Bedford Hospital NHS Trust.

The Director of Facilities and Estates is responsible for the strategic management of the organisation’s infrastructure and facilities functions to ensure high quality, cost effective service, that contributes to the delivery of effective patient centred health care in the safest environment. As well as leading the delivery of high quality Soft and Hard facilities management, this role will be instrumental in the development and implementation of the Trust’s Transformation Plan providing strategic estate solutions centred around delivery of the highest standards of care and support the achievement of recurrent financial balance.

As a highly performing Trust we are looking for an individual with a proven track record in leading estates and facilities services who can continue to build on and contribute to the success of the organisation. You will be expected to have a strong knowledge and understanding of the NHS, the challenges it faces, have a high level of interpersonal and communication skills, an ability to influence and implement strategic direction while role modelling leadership behaviours to inspire the Facilities and Estates team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

David Hartshorne - Redevelopment Programme Director
01582 497528

Salary: £79,415 - £100,431 pa
Closing Date: 20/03/18
For more details: click here

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

A highly motivated, energetic mechanical engineer is required to join the Estates Team at Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust.

You will have at least 5 years experience of managing a multi disciplinary workforce in a very busy highly serviced environment. You will have the ability to lead and be capable of undertaking training to allow you to hold Authorised person roles for specialist estates services.

The ability to communicate well using all media and at all levels is essential as is the need to have a flexible approach to working hours.

This post will be, after a period of time involved in the estates on - call service. In return we offer the opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme. A salary starting at £40,428 rising to £48,514. You will have 27 days annual leave rising to 29 days after 5 years service and 33 days annual leave after 10 years service plus statutory bank holidays. You may also have access to the Leadership Management Course and other service specific training.

Previous applicants need not apply.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Stephen Bernardi,


Salary: £40,428 - £48,514 Per Annum
Closing Date: 21/03/18
For more details: click here

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is one of the biggest Mental Health NHS Foundation Trusts in the country; we are a newly merged organisation previously known as 'SEPT' and 'NEP'. We provide integrated care including mental health, learning disability, and social care and community services to culturally and economically diverse communities across Bedfordshire, Essex and Suffolk. We employ approximately 7,000 people and work with a wide range of partners 'Working to Improve Lives'.


Unlike acute hospital services, Community Health Services, mental health and learning disability services are mainly provided in community settings with defined geographical localities. As a result we operate from various locations across Bedfordshire, Essex and Suffolk


Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicants must be able to demonstrate the Trust's corporates values and behaviours which are Open, Compassionate and Empowering.


The Estates and Facilities department is a busy environment with a friendly team that takes on a wide variety of challenging but interesting work.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and professional individual to join a fast paced and dynamic team supporting the Estates, Facilities and Property services and providing business management, Admin, Financial and Quality management expertise.


The post holder will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of a quality management system for the Estates and Facilities functions. The post holder will lead on the provision of all Estates, Facilities and Property information for all clinical service bids and negotiations for new contracts. This will include details of all costs relating to the E & F properties working to identify suitable accommodation.


The post holder will be responsible for the collation and management of Estates and Facilities returns including PLACE; ERIC; Board Assurance Reports and other Estates and Facilities returns as appropriate.


Your range of skills will include a high level of attention to detail, the ability to respond to challenging issues and opportunities. You should be able to effectively prioritise own workload and that of others, have strong operational planning skills and be a confident and effective communicator.


The post will be based at Pride House, Christy Close, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6EA. There may be the opportunity to work from the Estates and Facilities office in Colchester one or possibly two days a week.


If you would like to find out more about this post, please contact Ian Crockett on 01268 407760.


Closing date for applications: 31st October 2017


Salary: £40,428 - £48,514
Closing Date: 30/11/-1
For more details: click here