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Construction Works Supervisor

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
We are seeking a Construction Supervisor who is responsible for the supervision of contractors carrying out capital works projects planning and organising agreed programmes of construction work on a wide range of buildings, plant and equipment.

Main duties of the job

Operational Responsibilities:
  • To directly supervise contractors at all establishments owned or maintained by the Trust, monitoring timekeeping and discipline.
  • Plan construction work activities (including contractor programmes and out of hours work plans) allocating physical resources and assistance as needed.
  • Assist with the selection of contractors.
  • Ensure that all work is undertaken using the correct equipment, by contractor staff having the necessary skills, certification and training to undertake the task.
  • Assist with raising departmental orders for plant, equipment and services within budgetary limits.
  • Work overtime to supervise out of hours works as required by management.
  • At all times on duty to carry Trust communication devices to facilitate immediate response to emergencies.
  • To work in accordance with the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 as appointed Competent Person (Asbestos).

About us

The Estates, Facilities and Planning team provide support to a wide range of departments across the Trust and we're responsible for ensuring a safe, compliant and efficient environment for healthcare activity to take place in.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Work Responsibilities:
  • Co-ordinate the work activities of external contractors. Recording all service/work visits and assess activities are in compliance with service level agreements/construction contracts.
  • To liaise directly with clients and to prioritise the activities of contractors undertaking works and general maintenance activities under maintenance and/or direct contract.
  • Act as a single point of contact regarding contracted out works and to arrange the supply of goods and/or services as necessary.
  • Ensuring that asbestos policy is adhered to with respect to contractors and in-house maintenance activities.
  • Provide technical advice and support on systems & equipment to contractors and in-house staff appointed for major capital projects and minor upgrade works.
  • Interpret detailed drawings and specifications to instruct and advise others.
  • Issue Hot-Work-Permits, Roof Access Permits, Excavation and co-ordinate site access (notifying Security & issuing keys as required).

Contact suppliers/wholesalers assess costs and delivery times in accordance with the Trust procurement procedures.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Completion of a 3 year structured training program (Apprenticeship) in construction or engineering or equivalent education qualification


  • Level 4 Qualification in Construction or a related professional qualification

Education and qualifications


  • CSCS Card or working towards


  • Management Qualification or related professional qualification

Experience and knowledge


  • Knowledge of Building Maintenance (all general aspects)


  • Experience of working in a Healthcare environment

Experience and knowledge


  • Experience of working within a 'live' construction site environment

Skills, abilities and competencies


  • Highly motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Can promote, monitor and maintain best practice in health, safety and security
  • Able to develop and maintain communication with people on a range of matters

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget University Hospital

Lowestoft Road


NR31 6LA

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