We are a newly merged Trust comprising University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust. Based across our two stunning locations; the vibrant and culturally diverse city of Bristol and the beautiful seaside town of Weston-Super-Mare, we have a workforce of over 13,000, over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people.
This is an exciting time to join us.
We are looking for an exceptional and inspirational Director of Estates and Facilities to provide senior leadership to the Trust’s estates infrastructure, facilities services, capital investment programme and sustainability ambitions.
You will be a highly visible member of the Trust’s senior leadership team, making an active contribution to the running of the Trust, advancing quality solutions which enable the cost effective delivery of health services, and supporting the growth of our specialist hospital services as a leading healthcare provider in the South West.
You will be an estates and facilities expert with proven experience of managing complexity in a large organisation. You will be the senior lead for related risk management and statutory compliance responsibilities for the Trust, providing Board assurance on all such matters. You will be responsible for ensuring patients and visitors are treated in the safest possible environment and that staff have the optimal conditions in which to deliver care to patients and their families.
You will also play a big part with our health and care partners across the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Integrated Care System to ensure services are always improving.
You will be a dynamic, values-driven and politically astute leader committed to partnership working and passionate about the equality, diversity and inclusion agenda. You will be a vision-led individual with a strong desire to make a difference and help steer our Trust into the future.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Amy Rich, Executive Management Assistant to Mark Smith, the Trust’s Deputy Chief Executive/Chief Operating Officer - amy.rich@UHBW.nhs.uk
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.
Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.
To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.
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