Head of Facilities | The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 45009

Closing Date: 45039

Location: Shrewsbury, SY3 8XQ

Salary: Not specified

Head of Facilities | The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Please note this post is subject to A4C banding confirmation

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Facilities at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The Facilities Directorate provide Soft FM Services across two acute hospital sites and other off site units. This role will be responsible for the delivery and improvement of Soft FM operational performance, by working closely with the Trust Executive Team, Senior Leadership Team, colleagues within the division and wider Trust and with system partners.

You will have a working knowledge of the broad range of Facilities Services associated with a large organisation and experience of managing compliant services in accordance with mandatory and statutory requirements.

You will have experience of senior level decision making and taking responsibility for acting on those decisions and implementing the requirements. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, be effective at chairing and attending meetings and leading and facilitating discussions.

You will be personable to both maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders, both internal and external as these links are vital to Facilities Services in a complex organisation.

You will need to demonstrate your skills and experience as a credible operational leader within an acute trust, evidencing a sustained delivery of improvements, together with your academic credentials and a passion for making a difference to the services delivered within the Directorate and the wider trust. You will be adaptable and flexible in your approach, to meet your workload within demanding timescales and have a values-based leadership style, to reflect the culture of the Trust and Directorate.

At SaTH, we are proud to offer a robust package of support for colleagues, such as flexible and hybrid working (where possible), and resources and services to improve and maintain physical, psychological, and financial wellbeing for all colleagues as part of our health and wellbeing offer.

The Trust offers development via our Leadership Academy and access to a range of other learning opportunities.

The Trust is at the beginning of an exciting journey with our Hospitals Transformation Programme (HTP) which will create two, thriving hospital sites that give everyone access to the best possible care, with the right staff and right facilities being available when they need them.

If you feel that you can fulfil this challenging but incredibly rewarding role, we would like to hear from you.

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

This advert closes on Friday 7 Apr 2023