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Compliance Officer

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Milton Keynes
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
6 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Compliance Officer

Department: Estates

Band 7 �43,742 - �50,056 Per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, all MKUH roles will be considered for flexible working

MKUH Estates team are seeking an experienced Compliance Officer to audit in-line with the Premises Assurance Model and conduct internal and external client audits, identifying compliance with statutory compliance to relevant Health Technical Memoranda, legislation, regulations and best practice for all Estates maintenance activities, advising where improvements are required, and supporting the department achieve those aims.

The role includes management of Health & Safety systems including the creation and review of Health & Safety and COSHH risk assessments for maintenance activities. The individual will be capable of creating policies and procedures, and service level agreements for new and refurbished buildings.

Interview date: 19th July 2024

Main duties of the job

  • To advise and oversee Trust matters relating to compliance of specialist Estates services in relation to the Estate.
  • Provide specialist advice to the Estates Manager and will arrange best economic deployment of resources within the Facilities Department to ensure the department delivers a safe and compliant Estates Service to the Trust.
  • To act as lead person on Works computerised system to ensure programs of PPM and statutory maintenance is carried out as required by legislation and HTM guidance.
  • Delegated budget holder for technical services.
  • To manage highly technical specialist projects/systems of work regarding Estates.
  • To produce and manage highly technical projects within day to day and Capital schemes.
  • To be the appointed specialist Responsible Person for Estates Compliance for Mechanical, Electrical & Building services are required.

About us

Our staff are the happiest NHS staff MKUH staff scored highest for 'I look forward to coming to work' (NHS Staff Survey 2023).

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible workingopportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description for further details

MKUH is committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and as such we offer a range of flexible working practices. We promote an inclusive workforce and encourage applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

MKUH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents all prospective employees of MKUH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that information from your application will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system. Your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

Upon commencing employment with the Trust, all employees (except Medical & Dental Staff on national terms and conditions) are subject to a probationary period lasting a period of six months with an option to extend for a further six months to a total of 12 months.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge


  • Degree in Building Services or equivalent significant acquired knowledge.
  • Significant experience of working within a large Estate
  • Specialist - City & Guilds Accreditation for Estates H& S, Fire & HTM
  • Certificate in Management Studies or equivalent experience
  • General knowledge of Facilities Services and building services at degree level.


  • Chartered Institute such as ACIBSE, CIHE or equivalent experience.



  • Significant in depth knowledge of applied H& S within Estates Maintenance across a multi-disciplinary organisation
  • Significant management experience of Technical staff and services



  • To be able to multi-task and deal with complex situations of a technical nature across a broad spectrum of plant and equipment
  • Resilience to pressure, when achieving task deadlines under difficult or distressing situations of a complex and technical nature.
  • To represent the Trust at external meetings and work groups.
  • To empathise with customers problems and seek acceptable solutions.

Personal and people development


  • To continue CPD annually
  • To attend C& G accredited HTM courses a required to fulfill the role including regular refresher courses.
  • To assist other members of Estates with their CPD imparting specialist knowledge through training workshops and 1 to 1 training sessions.



  • Able to exchange specialist information across a broad spectrum of staff and outside 3rd party contractors and statutory agencies, specialists and non-specialist staff.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and other agencies in the pursuance of the role.

Specific requirements


  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations

Employer details

Employer name

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Estates-Pay (Dept)

Milton Keynes


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