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Estates Officer (Operations)

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We have an exciting opportunity for 2x Band 6 Estates Officers (Operations) to join the existing Estates Team.

The purpose of the role will be to support the Head of Estates to ensure the Trust's building/electrical/mechanical equipment is maintained to statutory and mandatory standards. Ensuring the delivery of planned, reactive, emergency maintenance and minor works in agreed timescales providing a safe and secure environment for our patients, staff and visitors.

To work as part of the Estates Operational Team and be specifically responsible for the provision of Estates Services for a property portfolio in accordance with the Service Level Agreement to a number of client organisations. Providing knowledge and demonstrating a forward-looking approach to maintenance.

Main duties of the job

  • Responsibilities include maintaining and refining the planned preventative maintenance, repair and replacement programmes, minor projects work, and ensuring that current legislation, regulations and safe systems of work are adhered to.
  • PPM planning.
  • Contracts and service delivery management.
  • Authorised Person duties (LV/HV, water, lifts, ventilation, medical gas, asbestos, critical systems or pressurised systems).
  • An all-round knowledge of M& E plant, HV & LV systems, BMS systems, Air Conditioning (FCU/AHU), HVAC, Plumbing, Lighting, Small installation, Emergency lighting tests, Chillers, Water treatment etc.
  • Ensure that the permit to work is in place and adhered to so that contractors and colleagues work safely at all times.
  • Oversee installation and upgrade projects.
  • Monitor budgets and control costs to ensure that all works are completed to agreed time limits and within financial constraints.
  • Running Management Meetings.
  • Liaising with the stakeholders on day to day bases.
  • Oversee installation and upgrade projects. Ensuring they are of a satisfactory professional and technical standard and is in line with statutory standards, NHS Policy and Trust standing orders and procedures.
  • Assisting with the preparation and collation of tender documents.

About us

About Devon Partnership Trust

We provide mental health, learning disability and neurodiversity services, as well as a range of specialist & secure services for the wider south west region & nationally. We are passionate about promoting good mental health & wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise & resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe & focused on people's recovery.

We are committed to developing a culture of coproduction, involving patients, families & carers in everything we do

Our values

We not only recruit based on qualifications & experience - we recruit individuals who possess & demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. These include such attributes as showing a commitment to quality of care, improving lives of others, giving respect, dignity & compassion. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile making time for people challenging ourselves & others, & being open to new ideas.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer & applications are encouraged & welcomed from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics as governed by the Equality Act 2010. Part time & flexible working applications will be considered & supported, where possible. We particularly encourage applicants with lived experience of mental health conditions, neurodiversity or learning disabilities. We are a Disability Confident Leader.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description for full details of the Estates Officer (Operations) positions.

Person Specification



  • Experience in an Estates related environment.
  • Experience of Health and Safety management practices.
  • Development and implementation of risk management schedules and safe systems of work.
  • Experience of planning and implementing planned preventive maintenance schedules.


  • Three years post qualification experience in corporate or public sector environment.
  • Experience of management in NHS Estates Department.
  • Experience of working in an estates department within the NHS or similar organisation.
  • Experience of implementing performance management systems, including IIP, KPIs, etc.

Additional Criteria


  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Organised and methodical.
  • Self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to manage complex tasks with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret information and analyse complex data.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills to include staff of all disciplines both internally and externally.



  • Degree or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through courses and experience in construction or engineering subject.


  • Post Graduate or equivalent level of knowledge acquired through courses and experience in mechanical, electrical or electronic engineering subject.
  • Authorised Person Qualification.

Employer details

Employer name

Devon Partnership NHS Trust


Prentice, Langdon Hospital

Exeter Road




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