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Facilities Manager

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Facilities Manager to oversee all care homes; define, specify, document and maintain care homes to be safe and attractive places, contributing to the comfort and quality of life of residents.

You will be working for one of UKs leading health care providers



The role exists to cost effectively maintain and strategically develop all maintenance personnel, properties and grounds owned and operated by the Group in line with our mission and values and fully comply with all statutory Health and Safety, Fire and CQC requirements.

You will help in creating a quality mood and style while also ensuring appropriate functionality for our residents





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*To be considered for this position you must have an HND or SCQF Level 7 in Facilities Management

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As the Facilities Manager your key responsibilities include:



  • Managing the Group's property assets in relation to the built environment; overseeing the day to day management of the activities carried out by the home maintenance teams and also the engagement of subcontractors where necessary.

    Support the maintenance teams to carry out minor structural repairs - appointing local contractors only if necessary

  • Responsible for the facilities and maintenance management of all Homes and their grounds within the Group, ensuring they are compliant with CQC, Fire and Health and Safety regulations.

    Ensure that all equipment testing such as electrical maintenance, testing and repairs happened when required

  • Monitor Home Audits and support the maintenance teams with actions identified for improvement, liaising directly with the Regional Manager and Home Manager on audit findings and action plans

  • Support and develop the skills and knowledge of the existing maintenance teams, encouraging them to use their initiative in order to save the Group money.

    Take part in recruiting new maintenance staff and take the lead in inducting them

  • Business continuity planning, prepare maintenance work plans and schedules.

    Equipment replacement plans including nursing equipment.

    Advise on and develop internal programmes to keep the Homes in good decorative order, support the plan for ongoing decorations on a regular basis with the Home Maintenance team in agreement with the Home Manager.

    Monitor the condition of furniture and equipment to the Homes, specifying replacements as and when needed with a view to enhancing the overall ambiance of the home



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Strong understanding of property maintenance in a field-based role managing a dispersed team

  • Understanding the legal and financial aspects of estate management with the ability to deliver cost control without detriment to the quality of work being provided

  • Track record of good record keeping and estate planning

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate, understand and incorporate others' perspectives and the Group's values with regard to resident care

  • Proven ability to deliver against a backdrop of competing priorities



The successful Facilities Manager will receive an excellent salary of £60,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 40 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • Employee Benefits Scheme

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Career Development programme

  • Free hot meal

  • Free on-site parking

  • Comprehensive online and face to face training

  • Great opportunities for promotion



Reference ID: 5251


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV