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Facilities Manager - Soft Services

Job Description

Finegreen are supporting an NHS organisation who are looking to recruit a Facilities Manager for Soft Services based in London.

This is an interim post for 3 months initially with a potential to extend or be made permanent. The hourly rate will be £39.99, working inside IR35 (through an umbrella solution company).

The post holder will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of all facilities services, including management and liaison with the soft FM contractor providing a full range of operational facilities services, including but not limited to the following; cleaning, catering, retail operations and vending, portering, security management, pest control, and window cleaning services across the site.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the development of the facilities strategy, responsible for the delivery of catering, domestic, porters, transport, car parking and security;

  • Responsible for the management of the facilities budgets, including the related service contracts with both commercial and NHS providers;

  • Undertakes environmental audits in ward areas, clinical environments including theatres, urgent care, outpatient facilities;

  • Develop and maintains policy and procedures relevant to facilities services; negotiate changes in service provision from third party providers to ensure adherence to minimum acceptable standards as specified by the organisation;

  • Undertake detailed analysis of facilities service provision as required and develop strategies and plans to improve services in a cost effective and efficient manner;

  • Required to keep up to date with all Health and Safety matters and have an up-to-date knowledge on all matters pertaining to Food Hygiene Legislation, National Standards of Cleanliness, Patient Led Assessments of the Care Environment (PLACE) and NHS digital returns;

  • Ensures that the organisations buildings and Facilities offer services that comply with the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act.

  • Advise and/or develop local policy initiatives to inform and develop organisation policy/procedural requirement;

  • Provides reports on performance and KPI’s.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Must have experience working within the NHS/ a healthcare setting;

  • Degree or equivalent knowledge / or experience gained over a number of years in Facilities management or similar;

  • Proven knowledge and skills within catering management, hotel services management or equivalent;

  • Knowledge in National Cleaning Founder 2021, Healthcare Waste Management;

  • Previous experience in operational and strategic facilities management;

  • Experience of managing teams, managing contracts and contractors;

  • Development of monitoring system, policies, and procedures;

  • Experience in multi-disciplinary team working.

If you are interested in the role, please contact Ria Healy on 0161 241 9672 and send a copy of your updated CV to ria.healy@finegreen.co.uk along with your availability and rate.