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Building Supervisor/Team Leader

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An Opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Supervisor to work at The Northumbria Hospital. The successful candidate will supervise the current Multi Skilled Building Craftsperson's team to maintain the hospital site and numerous other buildings. The post is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and will also take part in the Estates on call rota.

The Post is working for Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Ltd.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will directly supervise a multi-skilled building service and external contract provision to the Estates Department. Ensure that all PPM and minor works are completed to a high standard and that relevant documentation and training is carried out. Ensure that all work undertaken is effectively monitored and a sample audits are carried out for all disciplines on a regular basis, to demonstrate performance and compliance.

They will be required to participate in the Estates on-call rota and undertake essential out of hours on-call duties, as directed.

The successful applicant will already have significant Building Services experience, be versatile, able to handle conflicting priorities and have the ability to work under pressure. They will be computer literate, have good technical knowledge and ability, with good verbal and written communication skills. They will also possess good interpersonal skills, allowing them to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel, within and beyond the organisation.

About us

NHFM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Established in 2012, NHFM provide specialist project management services for large and small capital developments, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services. Carrying out facilities management for a state-of-the-art specialist emergency care hospital - The Northumbria, three general hospitals - North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham hospitals - and a number of smaller community hospitals and clinic sites, we cover one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country.

Work for us and you will be making a real difference to the NHS and the thousands of people who use our services each year. Visit our website for more information about who we are and benefits of working for us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide effective supervisory support to the multi-skilled Building team within the Estates Department, and support to all Client departments and Directorates.

Ability to organise and prioritise own and other tradesmens workload, and work unsupervised.

Must demonstrate total commitment, versatility and flexibility whilst undertaking all tasks and delegated work.

Ensure that all PPM and minor works are completed to a high standard and that relevant documentation and training is provided.

Ensure that all work undertaken is effectively monitored and undertaken to demonstrate performance of estates tradesmen

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification



  • Minimum BTEC /City & Guilds Higher National Certificate in Joinery, or relevant experience
  • Recognised CITB Craft Apprenticeship.





  • Significant post apprenticeship relevant experience of working within an Estates healthcare environment.
  • Hold, or be prepared to accept with relevant training, Authorised Person (AP) responsibilities in such areas as Working at Heights and Confined Spaces
  • Experience of working on a wide range building fabric/furniture, undertaking planned maintenance and repairs


  • Minimum 5 years Supervisory experience



  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the post holder has a valid driving licence and is either a car owner and able to use the car for work purposes, or has a Trust personal lease vehicle which may be used for the role. However, the Trust would consider making reasonable adjustments to the role, if necessary, to enable a disabled person to undertake the role

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Northumbria

Northumbria Way


NE23 6NZ

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