South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
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South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides compassionate, quality and timely emergency andurgent care to everyone in the South West 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
We deliver this over 10,000 square miles of England and occupy over 100 buildings in order to deliver the best care when you need us most.
To look after all of our buildings, we are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Estates Officer to join our Estates Team.
Main duties of the job
Estates Officers have day to day responsibility for the management of operational aspects of Trust buildings, its partnership organisations and internal customers ensuring they are progressive, responsive to internal and external demand, are patient focused, safe, efficient, and effective.
In the short term, this role will have specific area of focus with regards to helping us progress our actions relating to key performance indicators such as our Premises Assurance Model and Fire Risk Assessments. This role will also support the development of departmental policies and procedures which help achieve our overall purpose of providing of a fit for purpose, responsive, safe and cost-effective estates service to South Western Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
Our Estates Officers contribute to the planning and delegation of minor estates schemes/projects, including liaison with operational teams and professions such as contractors, suppliers, planning officers and specialist consultants.
The successful candidate will have a proven track record within a similar role in Facilities Management or Building Services. Able to work under their own steam and as part of a wider team, they will have a sound knowledge of contractor management, health and safety and project management which are considered essential.
At South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWASFT) we have a culture where everyone is valued for being themselves. Our aim is to work together to promote the most inclusive environment possible, which attracts people from the widest range of backgrounds and experiences to enrich the work that we do together, for the benefit of all of our employees, our patients and the communities we serve. We offer flexible working opportunities, inclusive policies and a range of feedback mechanisms to support individuals and to enable a positive, welcoming environment where our people and their careers can thrive in.
We employ over 5,000 employees mainly clinical, operational and emergency response staff as well as supporting roles. We also employ Doctors and volunteers which include community first responders and fire co-responders.
We take all the steps needed to provide the most compassionate patient care possible whilst also providing an enjoyable and safe place to work. We actively promote a positive set of behaviours as being key to our performance both individually and collectively. Our recruitment, selection and screening processes are designed to uphold these standards and we invite all our candidates to actively share with us through these processes how they will bring these behaviours to life.
For further information about this role please see attached the job description and person specification attached.
For secondments please add the below as well;
PLEASE NOTE: Internal candidates are asked to seek approval from their current SWASFT line manager prior to applying for this secondment opportunity.
Education and Qualifications
Previous experience (Paid/ Unpaid relevant to job)
Skills, knowledge, ability
Certificate of Sponsorship
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