Service Care Solutions Ltd

Facilities Manager

A Local Charity based in Newcastle are currently recruiting for a Facilities Manager to join their management team at one of their Hospices.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will have experience of maintenance contract management.

The purpose of the role is to ensure that the hospice provides a high quality catering, housekeeping, maintenance and administration service to all patients, employees, volunteers and visitors to the Hospice.

As a member of the Hospice Senior Management Team you will also manage and contribute to the strategic development of all non clinical services.

This is a key leadership role with responsibilities for Health and Safety, Finance and Estates.

The Facilities Manager is the competent person responsible for implementation and compliance with the Charity's Health and Safety Policies and Risk Management Programme as well as planning and delivering Business Continuity processes for the Hospice.

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • Provision of leadership of the operational management functions for catering, housekeeping, maintenance and administration functions within the Hospice,

  • Development of the hospice facilities functions in order to modernise roles and achieve accredited quality standards.

  • Direct line management of Facilities Supervisors/ Heads of Department ensuring that regular supervision is provided through 1:1 meetings, reviewing of KPIs and general performance reviews

  • Responsibility for annual PPRDs and regular reviews of performance of direct line reports

  • Responsibility for management of sickness including return to work interviews, referrals to Occupational Health, performance reviews and ongoing management and reporting

  • Responsibility for ensuring prompt recognition of staffing issues and supporting Supervisors/Heads of Department with recruitment processes


  • Able to communicate well.

  • Well developed planning & organisational skills.

  • Knowledge of Health & Safety, Food Hygiene and Assured Safe Catering

  • Knowledge of Risk management systems

  • Substantial experience at a senior level in facilities management or administration

  • Experience of maintenance contract management

  • Considerable experience as a Health & Safety Officer.

  • Experience of Training & Development.

  • Substantial experience of managing staff, including performance management, timetables and rostering.

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £17 - £18 p/hour Umbrella Ltd (approx.

£445 - £470 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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