Salary: Trinity Band H £53,321 - £56,780 pa including London weighting

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Length of Tenure: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to join our facilities team as Head of Facilities.

 Responsibilities of the Head of Facilities

  • In this role you will lead the strategic management of all Facilities Management functions to maintain optimum accommodation, environmental and support services standards within our FM guidelines and budgetary constraints.
  • Setting the estates strategy. Ensure all buildings, equipment, transport and plant work efficiently and effectively, meet the required organisational standards and fulfil all statutory and regulatory obligations
  • Develop departmental systems and processes to ensure the services delivered are proactive, on time and continually improve the patient and staff environment
  • In conjunction with Health and Safety Consultant, to ensure the internal and external environment is safe and that all relevant risk management activities are completed to the required standards
  • Act as Health and Safety Manager

Skills and experience required

  • A qualification in Health and Safety (NEBOSH, IOSH)
  • Extensive senior facilities management experience gained in comparable environments
  • Must have experience and knowledge of Health and Safety regulations for employers and health care organisations including fire safety regulations, NHS cleaning standards, asbestos management, legionella management
  • Experience of negotiating and procuring facilities management contracts based upon best practices principles
  • Thorough, detailed and well-organised
  • First class communicator with excellent leadership qualities with proven experience of mentoring and managing teams


  • We match Agenda for Change/NHS terms and conditions for maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • Length of service for those joining directly from another CQC regulated organisation (NHS, social care, hospice) is recognised in annual leave, maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
  • A pension scheme is offered with employer contributions of up to 7.5% or a continuation of your existing NHS pension
  • A generous 27 days annual leave increasing to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years, plus bank holidays (any bank holidays worked will be given back in lieu)
  • Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loans available
  • Free eyesight test for DSE users and a contribution towards the cost of glasses
  • 25% store discount in Trinity shops
  • Life assurance cover
  • Lots of opportunities to attend exciting and high-profile events e.g. a staff lottery to attend our regular biannual Gala dinner; participating in Royal visits, and the annual summer garden party
  • Regular ballots for donated free tickets and prizes
  • Access to courses of free counselling on the phone or face to face

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Everyone at Trinity is treated fairly with dignity and respect irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, nationality, race, religion or belief. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation that encourages and supports fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement (FREDIE) in all its forms. 

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    How to apply

    If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below.

    For an informal chat or visit please contact Sara Griffin, Director of Finance and Resources on 0207 787 1000

    Closing Date: Sunday 2 April 2023

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