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Estates Officer

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Ystrad Mynach
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estates Officer to join the Estates and Facilities Division based at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital.

This is a fast-paced and exciting role working closely with the Works Manager and Head of Estates. The Estates Officer manages the building and engineering directly employed maintenance staff (DEL) ensuring maximum utilisation of labour deployment.

The role will support the Estates Managers in providing a safe, comfortable and compliant environment for patients, staff and visitors whilst ensuring all statutory legislation is complied with.

The post holder will also support the Estates Manager, Head of Estates and Compliance Manager with the performance monitoring of hard FM contracts and internal workforce.

As Estates Officer you will be responsible for devolved budgets in accordance with the Health Board's Standing Financial Instructions, for electrical, mechanical, and building fabric maintenance services.

There will be some travel required between sites.

Main duties of the job

To understand the national perspective and future strategy for the NHS and related areas of health to ensure that staff in your team/s are fully aware of the implications and can contribute effectively to service improvement.

Lead, manage and motivate a large maintenance team & specialist contractors to fulfil works within time constraints & budget.

Ensure there are robust systems and processes embedded within area of responsibility, that are efficient, have sufficient governance in place and where possible are standardised in line with overall Estates and Facilities systems and processes.

Ensure all staff in your team/s have annual PADR's resulting in specific objectives and effective personal development plans in line with the Knowledge and Skills Outline Framework.

Responsible for leading training and development of identified staff.

Preparation of maintenance and plant replacement schedules and technical reports.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opened in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Professional knowledge acquired to Masters degree level or equivalent
  • Management/supervisors studies
  • Served a recognised apprenticeship


  • Training in Health & Safety
  • Membership of professional organisation
  • Evidence of CPD



  • Experience in building services/maintenance
  • Appropriate work experience


  • Working within the NHS
  • Involved in project management



  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise own time and plan workload
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines


  • Presentation skills
  • Preparation of reports

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr

Ystrad Mynach

CF82 7GP

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