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Estates Manager - Projects

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We want you to help us build and maintain the most modern, sustainable, progressive and forward thinking environments in which our healthcare professionals can deliver outstanding care for one and all. It's what we have called 'Building Brilliance'. Following significant investment in the Trust, we have developed outstanding plans for new developments which will push RCHT right to the forefront of modern hospital care.

Main duties of the job

So we are now investing in our Estates team in both strategic project management and in the day to day management of our maintenance and buildings. We are interested in hearing from highly motivated, hardworking and committed individualswith experience in their field of work, as well as people looking for a change in career direction.

This is a particularlyexciting time to join the team as we undergo a period of significant growth, offering excellent opportunity for progression. We have a wide range of positions available at various levels including project managers, estates officers (mechanical and electrical), supervisors and assistants, so whatever your discipline, background and experience, come and take a look at how you can form part of our brilliant team.

About us

Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust is the biggest provider of healthcare services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our three main sites are Royal Cornwall Hospital Truro, St Michael's Hospital Hayle and West Cornwall Hospital Penzance, our staff and services are available across the region.

The Trust employs 5,000+ staff, has a budget of �380 million and 750 beds. We work with health and social care organisations -including NHS Kernow and NHS England- to ensure local healthcare needs are met. We provide acute medical, surgical and specialist services to around 500,000- which can increase significantly during busy holiday periods.

The Trust has teaching hospitals status as part of the University of Exeter Medical School. Keeping at the forefront of medical advances, we continually develop clinical services and are committed to maximising the range of specialist care offered locally.

We can offer you a rewarding career in a supportive working environment. We have extensive educational links to help you realise your full potential and develop skills to provide outstanding healthcare to the local community.

Enjoy an outstanding quality of life in a place that offers surfing beaches and fishing harbours to beautiful countryside and historic towns. With clean air, plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities and excellent schools, colleges and universities (including adult education) it is the ideal place for families and for you to develop your own career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification document for further responsibilities of the post:


Working with an extremely large inventory of equipment and services supporting often fragile systems with limited budget and high usage equipment. Providing 24 hr service support to ensure patient safety and compliance with statute law.

Person Specification



  • Bachelor's Degree in an appropriate Engineering/ Construction discipline or suitable substantial equivalent experience
  • HTM compliance Training (AP)
  • Risk management at corporate level


  • H& S Risk Management Qualifications
  • Mentoring Qualifications
  • Budgetary Qualification
  • Registration with the Engineering Council
  • Leadership & Management Qualification
  • Project Management Qualification i.e. APM, PMI PRINCE 2



  • Building Services
  • Building Regulations
  • Technical report writing
  • Auditing
  • Budgetary Responsibility at �1M+


  • Engineering within a Health care environment
  • Recruitment
  • Investigations
  • Control of a Budget at �1m+ level
  • CAD drawing reading

Practical and Intellectual Skills


  • Conversant with ISO9001:2008 Auditing
  • Management of a Skilled Workforce
  • Appraisal Writing


  • CDM 2015
  • Building Regulations
  • Medical Equipment

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust


Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust



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