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Facilities Manager - Children's Hospice - £23-26k

Facilities Manager - Children's Hospice - £23-26k

  • Location:

    Guildford, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Finance, IT & Facilities, Soft Services, Facilities

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  • Salary:

    £23000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Jamie Reynolds

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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A children's hospice based over 2 sites in Hampton, south-west London & Guildford is seeking a Soft Services Facilities Manager for a permanent role. The role is for 37.5 hours per week spread over 5 days (these days could include weekends and bank holidays)

The charity is a leading children's hospice charity caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, and their families. The hospices provide respite care for the children and families as well as end of life care. This is a new role which will report into the Head of Facilities.

The role will involve:

-This role will have full management responsibility for the provision of the facilities soft services, Catering and Housekeeping, within the Hospices whilst maintaining a home from home environment.

-The role will take responsibility for health and safety within the catering and housekeeping teams whilst ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, Care Quality Commission Standards and best practice

Candidate requirements:

-A Catering and Hospitality GNVQ/SGA or NVQ/SVQ Level 3 or other relevant qualification gained from a one or two year full time college course required

-Minimum level 3 in Food Hygiene

-Experience of working in a catering management role within a very busy environment (up to 50 covers)

-Experience of providing Facilities services in a Healthcare environment.

-Evidence of financial, budgeting and stocktaking skills

-Full knowledge of HASSP procedures and requirements

-Strong leadership and motivating skills including the ability to build good relationships with families and staff

Please send your CV for further consideration.