Head of Estates & Facilities

Recruiter
NHS Borders
Location
Melrose
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OUR VALUES IN ACTION?Care and Compassion ?Quality and Teamwork ?Dignity and Respect ?Openness, honesty and responsibilityAn exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Estates & Facilities with NHS Borders. You will be responsible for all Estates & Facilities issues; contributing to corporate level decision making, policy formulation, strategy and providing expert advice to the NHS Board and Directors,. You will be the Board’s subject expert in Estates & Facilities and will be accustomed to working with a high degree of autonomy. The post needs a highly motivated and self directed individual committed to achieving the corporate objectives of NHS Borders.The successful applicant will be educated to Masters Degree level or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, a corporate member of a Chartered Institute e.g. IHEEM, have significant experience of managing maintenance programmes, facilities and projects within the NHS or similar organization. You must also be able to evidence significant relevant experience as well as a commitment to continuous personal development.In Scottish Borders we serve a population of 114,000 with an estate area of 89,254m2, an estates and facilities budget of £15,453 million and 334 staff in the team. Our beautiful rural area offers first rate local schools, affordable housing and easy access to Edinburgh with a recently developed railway.