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Estates Manager (Accommodation and Property)

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Ellesmere Port
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an individual with a track record of leading the development and implementation of space and workplace management strategies across a complex estate portfolio. Through proactive and positive engagement with stakeholders you will.

The role would suit an individual with the skills and experience to affect wide scale change across a complex and diverse range of property and space types whilst playing a key part in delivering an estate that will support the delivery of clinical care.

Main duties of the job

Key relationships will run right across the Trust and externally, through the Cheshire & Wirral Partnership Trust footprint with all relevant stakeholders, notably Cheshire & Merseyside Integrated Care System, Cheshire West Place, Cheshire East Place, Wirral Place including local authorities and other NHS organisations.

Mani Duties include but not limited to:
  • Liaise across care groups and clinical support services to understand the estate implications of their strategic plans.
  • Promote to care groups and clinical support services the best practice and efficiency opportunities for the estate.
  • Analyse current and future estate footprint and identify the gaps in existing and future infrastructure.
  • Manage process for undertaking of due-diligence at both pre and post-acquisition.
  • Management of negotiation of tenancy agreements, licences and Service Level Agreements.
  • To contribute to all estates related data returns and information requests received from Department of Health, NHS England and other bodies.
  • Develop and implement Trust wide policies, procedures and guidelines in relation to allocation and occupation of accommodation and premises.
  • Project mange the implementation of web based room & desk booking software, including the development of associated standard operating procedures for its use.

About us

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care - including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

To support this, we offer up to three weeks induction, dependent on role, with our Prepare to Care programme for all new starters. This aims to give you all the knowledge and guidance to help you grow and flourish with CWP.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the job description for full details.

Recruitment selection processes are based on competence (see Person specification) and values.

CWP recruits people that can demonstrate the Trusts Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment ,which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trusts Values and Behaviours which are the 6 Cs Communication, Competence, Courage, Care, Compassion and Commitment. A Guide to completing your application form can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trusts Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

If you have a disability that meets the definition set out in the Equality Act 2010, and you can show that you meet the essential criteria described in the person specification for an available position, please answer YES to the question: Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?

Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a Silver award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

Please note applicants will be required to pay for their DBS check. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.You are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of �13 per year applies.

New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.

Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.

If you experience any technical difficulties or need help when making an application please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100.

Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.

Person Specification



  • Professional knowledge acquired through relevant training and/or experience to Masters' level.
  • Evidence of relevant continued professional development


  • Chartered Membership of professional institute relevant to the built environment.
  • Commercial valuation qualification.
  • Prince 2 Practitioner

Knowledge and Expertise


  • Knowledge of policy implementation and development.
  • Knowledge of developing and implementing long term plans across large organisations.
  • Ability to produce and monitor forecast budgetary plans.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.



  • Property Management experience in a large organisation.
  • Estates and Facilities management service experience at a managerial level.
  • Experience of negotiating / dealing with external parties and partner organisations.
  • Experience of conducting estates surveys and audits.


  • Use of CAFM software

Employer details

Employer name

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


The Oaks Office Park

Stanney Mill Lane

Ellesmere Port


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