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Senior Specialist Building Manager

Band 7

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317 Fire Safety Works
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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317 01 Freeman Hospital
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
Today at 23:59
Interview date

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

Rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second consecutive time in 2019, we have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Newcastle Hospitals are proud to be one of the exemplar organisations across the NHS on sustainability, with a long history of delivering Sustainable Healthcare in Newcastle (Shine) and the first healthcare organisation in the world to declare a climate emergency. Our strategy includes commitments to being Net Zero by 2030, for our direct carbon footprint, and Net Zero by 2040 for our footprint plus. Delivering these ambitions will not be possible without the help, support and action of every single member of our team.

The Estates Directorate is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Senior Specialist Building Manager to lead on the planning, co-ordination, management and delivery of fire safety, backlog, major revenue and minor capital schemes across the Trust Estate. The ideal candidates will have substantial experience as a Project Manager with extensive knowledge of both passive and active fire safety systems. Knowledge and experience of various forms of construction contract (ie NEC3/4, JCT, MTC etc) is essential and candidates require the ability (practical and theoretical knowledge) to deliver within a fast paced and dynamic acute healthcare environment.

Educated to Degree level (Essential) with Chartered membership of a recognised professional body (Desirable), you will demonstrate a proven track record of scheme delivery within a complex organisation (Preferably Healthcare). The successful candidates will sit within the Estates Operations and Maintenance Team and will report into the Estates Manager Operations (Building).

Please refer to the job description and person specification for all essential and desirable criteria relevant to the role

Full time 37 hours 30 minutes/week

Interview Date: 12/11/2021

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Colin Addison
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0191 2826849