Facilities and Contracts Officer

Recruiter
Your Healthcare CIC
Location
Surbiton
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
811-MM124
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Facilities & Contracts officer

Band 6

37.5 hours per week (1.00 wte)

Permanent


YH is a not-for-profit provider of community health and social care services in the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and Learning Disability services in London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. We employ circa 700 staff based across a number of Your Healthcare, local authority and NHS owned sites.

As a Facilities & Contracts Officer you will thrive in a busy ever-changing environment, managing multiple priorities on the go, you will need to be flexible and organised with the ability to work autonomously, prioritise effectively, exercise influence, and to work as part of a team with a 'can do' attitude. You will need to be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are important to this role.
  • you should have a good understanding of contracting and procurement, including finance/budget management, lease agreements,
  • Work with the FM team to scope and agree contracts and Service Level agreements (SLA's)
  • Develop, co-ordinate and deliver cost effective contract work plans
  • Provide advice to managers and budget holders on procurement policies and procedures in relation to specified contracts and SLA's
  • Monitor and analyse contracts and SLA's ensuring compliance with Contract specifications, legislation and national and NHS guidance, managing payments inbound and outbound.

In particular the post holder will:
  • Provide day to day facilities support for all sites to ensure the provision of a safe and appropriate working environment. Thorough knowledge of H&S legislation
  • Act as a key contact for responding to any issues arising. Use your initiative and creativity to enable, promote, and support effective use of our sites.
  • Support the completion of refurbishment projects and effectively monitor use of accommodation
  • Contribute to and support the development of the team, effectively promoting the role of Front of House.
  • Co-ordinate our Travel Plan
  • May avail of our apprenticeship programme

The organisation offers:

Access to the NHS Pension Scheme

Career Development

Staff Discounts

If you would like to contact us to discuss any aspects of this role please contact: Gwen Terry - FM & Contract Manager t: 020 82744109 email address. Gwen.Terry@yourhealthcare.org

Due to the post holder having access to vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

In line with the majority of NHS organisations in London, we would not normally

Pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

If you are successful at interview, please note we will take up references covering your last 3 years' work history.

CLOSING DATE: 18th February 2021

INTERVIEWS: Friday 26th February 2021 MS Teams

A short 15-minute presentation on the preparation of a Cleaning Tender, from Specification requirement to Award of Contract to include relevant Legislation and Guidance. The presentation will form a part of the interview process.

JOB SHARE APPLICANTS WELCOME WITH OR WITHOUT A PARTNER

Your Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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Your Healthcare are part of the NHS family and on NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions and members of the NHS pension scheme.

Your Healthcare CIC reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date if a high number of applications are received. If you are interested in this role, please submit your application as soon as possible.

Applications for this post will be processed as quickly as possible. Please note due to the high number of applications received, we are unable to provide feedback to candidates who have not been shorltisted for interview. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applicants are advised to regularly check their NHS Jobs account as candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be notified via email using this facility.

In line with the majority of NHS organisations in London, we would not normally pay travelling expenses for interviewees.

If you are successful at interview, please note we will take up references covering your last 3 years' work history.

Your Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note that this post is subject to a probationary period.

You are providing your personal information to Your Healthcare CIC. If you are offered a position at the organisation your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained by the organisation, by applying for this post you hereby consent to the organisation processing of your personal data as outlined above.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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