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Senior Estates Manager

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The NHS Humber Health Partnership (Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) require a highly motivated operational Senior Estates Manager who will be based in the Estates department at Diana Princess of Wales Hospital. The post holder is required to play a proactive part within the Estates Operations team to meet Trusts objectives in a safe, cost effective, efficient manner and compliant with legislation and good practice.

As the Senior Estates Manager you will report directly to the Deputy Director/Associate Director of Engineering & Estates and provide strong, effective leadership for Estates staff in Estates Operational Management, Additional Works, Capital Backlog and Maintenance Services, supported by performance management arrangements and encourage team working, by providing the varied skills that support the department's philosophy and flexible working. The post holder will receive training in elements some bespoke healthcare required operational engineering skills and acquire skills to support this flexibility in a safe and professional manner. The post holder will be expected to work across the Trust.

The role requires a strong character with operational management experience, one that likes to challenge, one that likes to work with a team to develop solutions to both simple and complex problems in order to keep the staff and patient environment functioning.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's primary responsibilities will be to operationally lead effective estates maintenance at the Diana Princess of Wales Hospital site. The holder will manage a team of 30 plus staff to deliver maximum essential infrastructure effect ensuring all NHS services are maintained.

The post holder will be a member of a small group of managerial/technical staff who manage and operate complex technical systems and processes across the Trust, ensuring compliance with Trust standards, procedures and legislation.

The post holder will be appointed to Named/Designated/Competent/ Authorised person's roles in keeping with requirements laid down in Hospital Technical Memorandums (HTM) and Health and Safety documentation and commensurate with the role.

The post holder will be required to participate in the Estates & Facilities Directorate emergency on-call rota.

The post holder will be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively lead, motivate and be committed to the development of the department regarding training and Staff development.

If you are looking for a challenging, fulfilling, varied role, one that comes with ownership, empowerment and the ability to lead a team to deliver a key NHS service, then this role is for you.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Degree in Engineering or Building, Building Services or Facilities Management or an equivalent professional qualification or equivalent experience working at a senior level in a related specialist area.
  • Post graduate/master degree level qualifications or/and equivalent experience or willing to complete
  • Management qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Proven track record of planning, managing and successfully
  • P405 or willing to complete trg


  • IOSH Managing Safety or equivalent
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institute i.e. IHEEM, CIOB, R.I.C.S. / R.I.B.A. / I.W.F.M / IEE / CIBSE CMI etc with +5 years post registration

Occupational Experience


  • Facilities/Engineering Management experience within an acute NHS Trust or similar complex organisation
  • Experience of managing a range of Facilities issues including: procurement, contractors, planning, quality standards, governance and Health and Safety issues
  • Proven management skills and experience to control and promote teamwork amongst multi -disciplinary teams
  • Extensive experience in formulating development plans and policies
  • Extensive experience of working in an Estates management role


  • Senior management experience of a large multi-disciplinary team

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Diana Princess of Wales Hospital

Scartho Road


DN33 2BA

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