University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Senior Property Services Manager
NHS AfC: Band 8b (£54,764 to £63,862 per annum, depending on experience)
Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week
About our Trust
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust is a newly formed organisation following a merger between Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WSHFT) and Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust (BSUH) on 1st April 2021. Our vision (Excellent care, every time - "Where better never stops") is at the heart of all that that we do - we pride ourselves in putting the compassionate care of patients first and foremost.
Our journey has started but we have much still to do, enabled by our Patient First ethos which shapes our values and gives structure to our improvement and performance management. Our shared sense of purpose, commitment to investing in and developing our workforce and focus on continuous improvement in the pursuit of excellent care, every time, for our patients underpins all that we do. The largest part of this journey is investing in staff and creating a vibrant and supportive organisation where successful careers flourish.
About this vacancy
Thank you for your interest in University Hospitals Sussex, there has never been a better time to join us. An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and talented Senior Property Services Manager to play a leading role within the Trust’s Capital Development and Property Directorate.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Property and based at the Royal Sussex County hospital in Brighton, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in successfully delivering the property services function. This post offers the right person the chance to support the implementation of our clinical strategy and service plans, by ensuring property assets are used strategically for the benefit of our staff and patients. This will include making a significant contribution to the development of UHSussex 10 year ‘Property and Asset Management Strategy’, Masterplanning and leading associated property transactions. This work is essential to support the delivery of excellent clinical services and patient care.
The role will be based at the Royal Sussex County hospital in Brighton with frequent travel to Worthing hospital and other sites across the Trust. Demonstrating a strong successful career, you will have the opportunity to work closely with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including project managers, clinical and corporate teams, and external agencies, in a collaborative and conducive environment. Understanding the importance of stakeholder relationships is therefore essential.
Bringing an attention to detail, skills include excellent oral and written communication, planning and scheduling events, preparing reports, managing risk, and establishing document management systems. Discretion and trustworthiness are essential as you will often be party to confidential information. You will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject area, be a member of a recognised professional institute and have clear evidence of continuing personal/professional development.
UHSussex are working in partnership with Castlefield Recruitment to source this position. For further information on applying, contacts for an informal discussion or access to the Candidate Pack please contact Chris Page.
General information for applicants
As an organisation, UHSussex support an inclusive culture and diversity for our staff. We are committed to encouraging further development and growth from diverse groups, and we welcome applications from people of all abilities and from under-represented groups, which we are able to support with our range of flexible and inclusive options.
The Trust offers a wide range of active staff groups including our network groups for LGBTQ+, Disability, and SOAR for our Black, Asian and ethnic minority colleagues and allies. Membership and participation in these networks is encouraged.
Applications for Skilled Worker sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. For further information please visit the gov.uk website searching for Skilled Worker.