We are currently seeking a Facilities Support Manager who will be responsible for managing a number of projects providing consultancy and support to NHS Boards to improve and enhance the delivery of facility services such as domestic services, catering services, linen service and cleaning monitoring.
Health Facilities Scotland is a directorate of Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities within National Services Scotland and provides operational guidance to NHSScotland bodies on a range of healthcare facilities topics. We deliver and co-ordinate effective advice and support in relation to national facilities, decontamination and equipping and technical matters which support and improve health and well-being services.
The role is an exciting opportunity for career progression and to work at a national and strategic level across NHSScotland, and offers the potential to get involved in a wide range of innovative initiatives in the field of soft facilities services.
The relevant candidate will have good general qualifications with evidence of continuing professional development. Experience of using information for management purposes and in setting and monitoring targets and performance indicators will be helpful.
Knowledge and experience of operational catering and food production systems such as cook freeze and associated information systems is required. As is similar operational experience of the national cleaning services specification and associated auditing processes. Experience of delivering service improvement initiatives e.g. the ability to analyse and redesign business processes to make best use of the people involved and enabling this with new technology as appropriate will also be important.
Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Neil Redhead, Programme Manager, Health Facilities Scotland on.
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Closing date for completed applications is Friday 16th February 2018.
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NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies