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Estates Officer (Specialist)

Devon Partnership NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Estates Officer (Specialist) to join the existing Estates Department.

The post holder will oversee the management of a specified estate portfolio and take a strategic view on the future management of that Estate as well as work as part of an active Estates service and support colleagues as necessary to deliver a seamless service across the Trust's geographical area.

The post holder will also provide expertise and technical advice to the Trust on issues relating to compliance with Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) and H& S regulations and act as the Trust's Authorised Person on a number of areas.

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities include -

Ensuring adequate governance systems are in place to ensure statutory standards are being met.

Establishing a robust property data set to assist with property reviews.

Managing property issues raised during any due diligence and maintaining an associated risk register.

Helping to identify building related cost savings and agreeing a plan to release these savings.

Helping to deliver and maintain a fit for purpose Estate.

Helping to support the corporate risk associated with the premises and service.

Implementing and reviewing the PPM and repair arrangements for each site.

Producing/reviewing compliance reports against KPIs and presenting to committees.

Reviewing Estates investment needs and managing schemes on site.

Supporting Estates Return Information Collection (ERIC) and Premises Assurance Models (PAM) data collections.

Reviewing service delivery and implementing feedback mechanisms for patients and staff.

Helping to support the development of the Estates Strategy.

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 (Specialist) position.

Person Specification



  • Professional knowledge acquired through a Masters degree or equivalent post degree experience in the public or commercial property sector.
  • Proven record of continuous professional development in specialist areas of Estate Management.


  • Chartered Membership of a Professional Institute recognised by the NHS, e.g CIBS, RICS.
  • Accredited qualification in management.
  • Completion of a recognised and registered Health & Safety qualification, e.g. NEBOSH Level 6 or equivalent.
  • Recognised qualification in Fire Safety, e.g. NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire and Risk Management. Training in Access to Confined Spaces and Use of Ladders.
  • Legionella Control - The Role of the Responsible Person/Legionella Awareness Training.
  • Asbestos Management/Asbestos Awareness Training.
  • Technical member of IOSH or equivalent recognised organisation.
  • Appropriate qualification which supports IT skills, e.g. ECDL.



  • Experience of the management of complex programmes of works including change management.
  • Proven record of budget management and financial control.
  • Post qualification experience in corporate or public sector environment.
  • Experience in an Estates related environment.
  • Experience of Health and Safety management practices.
  • Experience of implementing performance management systems, including IIP, KPIs, etc.
  • Development and implementation of risk management schedules and safe systems of work.


  • Proven experience of healthcare estate management, including project management and operational maintenance.
  • A background in building surveying including design and project management.
  • Experience of management in NHS Estates Department.
  • Experience of working in an estates department within the NHS or similar organisation.
  • Experience of planning and implementing planned preventive maintenance schedules.
  • Experience of compiling and reviewing Fire Risk Assessments.

Employer details

Employer name

Devon Partnership NHS Trust


Prentice, Langdon Hospital

Exeter Road




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