We are one of the largest Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Social Care Trusts in the country. Working closely with service users, carers and partner organisations, we've been able to make real improvements to our diverse range of services, from health and social care, right through to high secure provision.
To be a member of the Estates/Facilities Department and contribute to the enhancement and development of the changing facilities function throughout the Trust.
The Estates Officer (Engineering) is a senior management post reporting to the Head of Capital Projects within the Estates/Facilities Directorate, with specific responsibilities for the day to day management of contractors involved in both maintenance, minor works projects and capital projects, from conception to practical completion including financial control, attendance at meetings, audits and liaison with managers and user groups.
Candidates are expected to be educated to degree level in an estates or engineering related subject (or equivalent), with substantial demonstrable experience within estates management. Specifically the post holder must demonstrate a sound knowledge and understanding of statutory compliance in all areas applicable to a complex NHS estate. In addition the applicant must have the ability to provide the lead role to manage complex multi-site operational estates services, be computer literate with a good working knowledge of information systems, and to effectively manage operational budgets and analyse complex data. The applicant will need to have an excellent knowledge of Health & Safety and Risk Management as well as having first class communication skills - both verbal and written.
Please check your emails regularly as we will be corresponding with applicants via email.
Mersey Care NHS Trust have the right to close any vacancies early if suffcient applications have been received without prior notice. Therefore you are advised to apply for this post as soon as possible.
We will be chasing up references via email, please ensure you include email addresses and contact numbers for your referees to avoid delay in the recruitment process.
We are committed to building a service that reflects the diversity, of both the people who use it and the wider local community. We welcome applications from under represented groups such as lesbian, gay and bisexual people and members of the Black Multi Ethnic communities.
Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process please contact a member of the HR Shared Services team at HRSSC_recruitment@merseycare.nhs.uk at the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.
Some posts within Mersey Care NHS Trust require a CRB check, in relation to this we follow the CRB Code of Practice, a copy of this is available on request. Successful Candidates will be required to pay for their CRB Enhanced Disclosure (if applicable to the position).
The Trust will pay the £44.00 charge and will then recoup the payment in three equal instalments from the first three months salary.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of people using our services and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please note that on successful submission of your application form you will receive a confirmation email automatically from the NHS Jobs Team containing your application reference number e.g. AR-727-289-97. If you do not receive this confirmation email your application has not been submitted and you will need to log into your NHS Jobs Account (go to 'My Applications') and re-submit checking for any errors. NHS Jobs - 12 months ago