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Job vacancy details

Buildings and Facilities Manager

Estates and Site Services
£45,111 plus Recruitment & Retention Allowance
Permanent - Full Time
36 Hours Per Week
Closing date:
23 January 2022

Hours:                        36 hours per week (Full Time)    

Salary:                        £45,111 per annum (plus, a recruitment & retention allowance of up to £5,000)       

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity that has arisen for an experienced Buildings and Facilities Manager to join our Estates and Site Services team. This team has responsibilities across two sites, Sydenham (this includes our main hospice building and our newly built world class education centre, St Christopher’s CARE) and our Orpington site where we provide outpatients services at the Caritas Centre.

You will be responsible for the maintenance of the buildings and grounds at both sites, you will also act as the Health and Safety Lead along with project management for defined capital projects. You will also have responsibility for the management of staff and external companies in delivering the above.

The role will be predominately based at the Sydenham site, with visits to Orpington as required.

What you will need to succeed

The successful candidate will have the relevant professional qualifications including a minimum of an HND in a relevant engineering discipline and a health and safety qualification (e.g. NEBOSH or IOSH). You will also have experience of delivering facilities management services and have excellent knowledge of health and safety requirements across a multi-sited organisation.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the ability to manage a large number of staff across a range of areas ensuring accountability of all, have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a flexible and adaptable manner and be able to act with discretion and tact at all levels.


Benefits of joining St Christopher’s

  • You will gain a stimulating and rewarding career with an opportunity to influence and make a real difference in the community
  • A competitive and progressive salary.
  • Enhanced hourly rates for working unsocial hours
  • NHS Pension (for active members who wish to transfer and continue their membership)
  • Group Pension Plan for non-NHS Pension Staff
  • At Least 27 days full time equivalent (rising up to 33 day with service) Annual Leave, plus statutory Bank Holidays normally observed in England and Wales.
  • Access to regular Clinical Supervision
  • Employee Assistance and Wellbeing support – Employee Assistance Programme – as part of a Corporate Health & Wellbeing Strategy
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free local street parking at Sydenham site.
  • Uniform

Please have a look at our website for further information on all aspects of St Christopher’s at and to apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Online’ button below.

Closing Date:  21st January 2022

Please note, each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they consider they meet the specific points within the Person Specification.

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For any queries, please contact our recruitment line on 0208 768 4680

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