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Estates Manager Building Fabrics

Whittington Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 a year Per Annum plus HCAS
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Reporting into the Senior Estates Manager the post-holder is responsible for managing the operational fabric repair services of the Trust Estate, the development of standardised practices and processes within their area of responsibility (trade group) and to support the delivery of modern maintenance services meeting compliant standards within a patient care focused environment.

The post-holder is responsible for the operational leadership and management of the building fabrics technicians, maximising effectiveness, functionality of staff resources, equipment and materials.

The post-holder will provide specialist management, advice and support on mechanical services, such asbestos, water safety, and confined spaces.

Main duties of the job

To have delegated responsibility for the management, co-ordination and monitoring of the building maintenance activities using both directly employed labour and contractual services to ensure the estate is maintained in such a condition that it fulfils its functions effectively, safely, economically and efficiently, whilst ensuring compliance with statutory requirements and trust policies.

On receipt of appropriate training and appointment act as either Lead Authorised Person (AP) or Deputy Authorised Person (DAP) for a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to:

- Water Safety HTM - 04

- Asbestos

- Confined Spaces

About us

Medical services have been delivered on the Whittington Hospital site for over 500 years. On 1st April 2011, Whittington Health was launched as a new Integrated Care Organisation (ICO) comprising The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, NHS Islington and NHS Haringey. The Whittington and the community health services in Islington and Haringey are award winning organisations, delivering acute and community based health services to a population of 443,000 people.

The organisation is the biggest employer in the area, with over 4,500 staff; delivering healthcare not only on the acute hospital site which has 420 beds, but also from a variety of other community based health centres and through visits to patients homes across the boroughs to address the health needs of the local population. Whittington Health also works with other health, social care and voluntary sector partners to support patients and service users from their initial appointment whether it be with a community health team or at the hospital, all the way through to treatment and tailored after care.

We are one of the three main teaching campuses for the Royal Free and University College Medical School.

Our ICARE (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence) Values not only help us shape what we do, but also how we do it and why. They are fundamental to the way we do business and care for our patients.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Managing the Estates building fabrics and engineering trades staff, undertaking objective setting and appraisals, sickness return to work interviews and Occupational Health referrals, and assessing training needs/staff development.

To assist in the development, implementation and regular monitoring of a performance management system (CAFM) to be used as a tool to demonstrate continuous qualitative improvement in the delivery of the operational service.

To provide guidance and expertise, within the scope of AP duties, to the Estates strategy team to assist in the development of infrastructure across the Trust estate.

Person Specification



  • Recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship


  • Recognised AP training
  • Further trade related qualifications and training

Skills and Abilities


  • Current Driving Licence

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience working to and with HTM / HBN guidance.


  • Experienced operating in the capacity of CP
  • Experience of Capital Project Management

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