Deputy Head of Facilities – Soft Services.

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Up to £48526.00 per annum

Deputy Head of Facilities – Soft Services

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Up to £48526.00 per annum
  • Posted May 16, 2023

DEPUTY HEAD OF FACILITIES – NHS TRUST VACANCY – Birmingham Community Health care – Band 8a

Are you an experienced Soft Services Facilities Manager with the ability to manage both operationally and strategically on a daily basis?

Do you have the desire to actively pursue a career in the NHS? Are you hungry to progress and grow within your career? – this is a role for someone constantly striving to reach the next level.

Do you possess strong leadership skills with a history of man management and change management?

Do you have strong research skills and the ability to write detailed reports? – This is essential in what can sometimes be a very bureaucratic role.

Our NHS trust client consists of a Facilities Management (FM) and multi-disciplinary team containing approximately 200 staff. The role will see you take responsibility of direct line management of two Facilities Managers and one Catering Lead.

Providing strong and effective leadership to the operational delivery across Trust Soft FM Services. Staff reporting to the Deputy Head of Facilities will include Patient Catering, Retail, Portering, Switchboard Housekeeping/ Domestic Services, Linen, Waste Management and Soft FM contracts.

Essential Requirements

  • Soft Service FM experience essential
  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary teams essential
  • Degree qualified individuals preferred
  • Ability to manage both operationally and strategically essential
  • Full UK driving Licence (over 20 facilities across the trust)


  • Band 8A Salary – £48,526
  • Enrolment into NHS pension scheme

The Role (a fully exhaustive list can be provided to suitable applicants)

In support of Clinical Teams, ensure the best possible care for patients, by providing suitable Soft FM Services, maintaining an appropriate physical care environment across the whole estate.
Support the Head of Facilities in the management of Health and Safety Governance and the Premises Assurance Management model (PAM).
Accountable to the Head of Facilities for the efficient management of delegated Soft FM Facilities budgets, including related service contracts with both commercial and NHS providers.
As a member of the wider senior leadership team, you will participate in Trust wide planning and contribute to the strategic direction of the Trust and System

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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