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Deputy Facilities Manager - Womens and Children's

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata + unsocial hours
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have Facilities management experience? Do you want to progress your career in an ambitious organisation like ours? Do you have experience in a fast paced environment?

At University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS Foundation Trust we are currently recruiting for an experiencedDeputy Facilities Manager to join our Estates and Facilities Division providing a hands on management style to the Cleaning/Catering teams at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

This is an exciting opportunity to join us and continue to develop yourself as a facilities management professional in this forward thinking Division. The Estates and Facilities Division are recognised for making a difference by enabling, by getting things done and never walking by an opportunity to challenge or improve the service we provide to both patients and colleagues.

The shift pattern is Monday - Friday, with one Saturday a month as Duty Manager.

Main duties of the job

Day to day tasks may include:-
  • Manage the front line cleaning teams, cleaning wards and other clinical areas, departments, and outer areas.
  • Conducting investigations, writing case reports and presenting to senior managers
  • Ensuring your 100+ strong team are achieving key performance indicators in areas such as cleanliness, food hygiene and mandatory training
  • Manage a team of cleaning senior supervisors to ensure standards are maintained throughout the building

The ideal candidate will:
  • Have experience of managing and motivating large teams in a facilities/soft FM/housekeeping environment
  • Have experience in a fast paced cleaning environment and be able to demonstrate technical understanding of the services provided i.e cleaning, catering
  • Have sound resilience management

In return for your hard work you will benefit from:
  • A competitive salary of �27,055 - �32,934 pa pro rata + unsocial hours
  • An industry leading pension scheme
  • 27 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (increasing with service)
  • A multitude of discounts in local and national outlets
  • Being part of a team that is as forward thinking and motivated as you are

Make University Hospitals Bristol & Weston your first choice and apply today!

About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification



  • Knowledge of business analysis of performance information, and working within a range of targets
  • Experience of computer software (e.g. databases and spreadsheets) to allow for regular development or creation of reports and documents, using data supplied by junior staff, or outside contractors


  • Knowledge of working in the NHS



  • Educated to degree level or NVQ Level 5/HND or equivalent experience of at least 2 years in a related service industry
  • Management qualification or equivalent experience at senior level of at least 2 years



  • Ability to deal with complaints/problems from Patients and/or their carers or members of staff with tact and understanding
  • Ability to plan and organise activities and programmes which are complex, and which will involve adjusting plans to achieve the required outcome

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street



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