Estates Team Leader (Building)

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum + On call
Closing date
14 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced building services supervisor, looking to develop your career working for a large health organisation?

If so, Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust may have the perfect option for you.

Main duties of the job

Our Estates team is currently recruiting an Estates Team Leader (Building) to work within our wider estate team.

You will be assisting the Estates Officer by effectively leading and supervising the building trade staff in the installation, maintenance and repair of physical assets (plant, equipment and services).

The ideal candidate will be a technician with a building services background and be able to carry out trade related roles and duties and the role with minimum supervision.

The main responsibilities of the role are to ensure all workshop staff are utilised effectively to organise and carryout day-to-day breakdowns, Planned Preventative Maintenance, to diagnose and repair technically advanced faults, along with new work as required.

The Estates Team Leader will monitor, advise, review, and provide feedback to the trade staff. They will be required to assist in carrying out the objectives of the Estates and Facilities Department.

The post is for a 37.5-hour week Monday - Friday.

About us

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics.

You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career.

We have state-of-the art facilities placing us at the heart of cutting edge health care. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology available.

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering their first six months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required.

Please review all documents attached to this advert to ensure you familiarise yourself with all requirements of the job.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Supervision of the building trade staff.

Issuing maintenance jobs to all trades via the MICAD helpdesk.

To complete all mandatory training as required.

Supervision of non building trade staff.

Cover the other trades Team Leader in times of absence.

Liaison and communication with other departments regarding maintenance activities.

To assist and give guidance to trade staff and contractors where necessary.

Operate relevant permit to work systems.

Assist in carrying out annual appraisals of maintenance staff.

Implement Trust and local policies and propose changes to departmental practices where appropriate.

Person Specification



  • HNC/D, NVQ level 4, C& G or equivalent in a relevant building/engineering discipline
  • Time served tradesperson


  • IOSH Working Safely



  • Proven experience in a service/maintenance role
  • Demonstrable and proven experience in a supervisory position



  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety procedures


  • In depth working knowledge of building services engineering
  • Knowledge of minor works and/or refurbishment projects
  • Knowledge of building regulations

Employer details

Employer name

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Luton & Dunstable Hospital

Lewsey Road



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