Facilities Manager - Edinburgh Hospice

Scotland | Edinburgh Hospice

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Scotland | Edinburgh Hospice
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£31,578 - £35,086 per annum

Marie Curie is here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support to help them get the most from the time they have left.

Facilities Manager

Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh

35 hrs per week

£31,578 - £35,068 pa

The Marie Curie Hospice, situated in Edinburgh, provides specialist palliative care for people with cancer and other life-limiting illnesses.

An experienced people manager, you will manage the on-site catering, housekeeping and maintenance teams and related bfinance and budget. You will also be responsible for contract negotiations as well as Health and Safety for the Hospice. This will include recruitment, induction and training of all non-clinical staff, ensuring that ongoing personal development and education needs are identified and met through the charity Personal Review process.

You will lead the Hospice Business Continuity Planning process and the Risk Management programme with key responsibility for Incident Reporting systems and supporting clinical staff in the development of clinical risk assessments. As one of the hospice Senior Managers, you will also have an opportunity to influence non-clinical national policy and improvements, working with other Facilities Managers from the further 8 hospices across the UK.

You will ensure safe working systems are implemented and all relevant legislation and codes of practice in respect of hygiene, fire, health and safety etc. are implemented and maintained. An understanding of IT systems and implimentation would be benificial. 

Ideally you will have experience in both soft and hard services, experienced in change management and NEBOSH qualified (or prepared to study for a funded NEBOSH course once started).   

If you are seeking an opportunity where you can truly make a difference and get job satisfaction, this is the job for you.

For an informal discussion, please contact Hilary Ford, Hospice Manager on 0131 470 2201.

Closing date: 13th December 2019

Interview date: 8th January 2020