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Senior Facilities Manager

North Bristol NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum (FTE) or pro-rata for part time staff
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
The Facilities Division is looking for a committed and innovative individual to fill the position of Senior Facilities Manager leading on a range of Facilities Management Soft Services including but not limited to Domestic Services, Decontamination, Patient and Non- Patient Transport Services within the Brunel Building and the Retained Estate.

You will ensure the highest quality safe and effective environment to care for our patients. The Senior Facilities Manager is the Trusts professional lead on services within their portfolio ensuring that its provision is aligned to and supports the Trusts clinical strategy.

Your responsibilities will encompass a wide range of duties, including managing facilities and operational contracts, ensuring compliance with Health and Safety standards. You will act as a key liaison between stakeholders and contractors, driving outstanding performance and maintaining effective communication channels. Additionally, you will lead efforts to improve customer service and implement cost-effective solutions while staying abreast of relevant legislation and industry best practices.

Main duties of the job

The postholder will be responsible for over 400 members of staff and budgetary responsibilities of �13 million.

A background of working within the hospital environment and to be able to demonstrate a history of process management and decision-making ability is desirable.

Please refer to the attached job description and personal specification.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building atSouthmead.

We are an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

We treat some of the most difficult medical conditions, in an increasingly complex and growing patient population, made even more complex by the challenges we face due to Covid-19. Yet we are confident in our ability to be ready for the next five years, even in these uncertain times. This is thanks to our understanding of the financial, capital and transformation actions we will need to take to deliver our ambitious strategy and objectives launched at the start of the year. Not only will we continue to increase our offer to you, our staff, but will work with you and our partners to makesure we achieve all we set out to do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide guidance to front line managers on responses to queries or complaints from patients and service users

Lead for Domestic Services, Decontamination Services, Patient and Non- Patient Transport Services, guided by legislation including H& S regulations and Trust policies and procedures

Lead on policy development to reflect any changes in legislation or changes in service requirement or delivery within Domestics, Decontamination and Transport Services

Lead on and ensure delivery of the current legislation regarding COSHH, Fire, Manual Handling etc. is adhered to at all times, in accordance with Trust/Departmental Policy

Responsible for external /internal market research into commercial opportunities and benchmarking of current service provision to allow informed decision making on future changes

Act as the Trust lead on all matters relating to patient and non patient transport and be responsible for compliance of all Trust vehicles

Formulate and develop Trust long term strategy on internal and external Patient Transport.

Act as the Trusts lead on all matters relating to cleaning standards and to be responsible for contributing towards the Trusts cleaning policy and cleaning manual

Person Specification



  • Qualified to post graduate level or equivalent with extensive post qualification experience

Work Experience


  • Experience of managing individuals from a wide variety of service backgrounds



  • Fully understands the level and the standard of service required and ensure statutory and performance standards are maintained, monitored and regularly reviewed

Personal Qualities


  • Ability to provide an appropriate system for all managers and staff ensuring that they are aware of the standards of work expected of them and how they are performing

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


Southmead Hospital

Southmead Rd


BS10 5NB

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