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Estates Officer - INTERNAL

Band 7

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Estates Officer
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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The Grange University Hospital
£41,659 - £47,673 per annum
Salary period
04/10/2022 23:59

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any time should it be filled via the internal redeployment process


Job overview


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Estates Officer to join the Estates and Facilities Division based at the Grange University Hospital.  

This is a fast-paced and exciting role working closely with the Works Manager and Head of Estates.  The Estates Officer manages the building and engineering directly employed maintenance staff (DEL) ensuring maximum utilisation of labour deployment.

The role will support the Estates Managers in providing a safe, comfortable and compliant environment for patients, staff and visitors whilst ensuring all statutory legislation is complied with.

The post holder will also support the Estates Manager, Head of Estates and Compliance Manager with the performance monitoring of hard FM contracts and internal workforce.

As Estates Officer you will be responsible for devolved budgets in accordance with the Health Board’s Standing Financial Instructions, for electrical, mechanical, and building fabric maintenance services.

There will be some travel required between sites.

Main duties of the job

To understand the national perspective and future strategy for the NHS and related areas of health to ensure that staff in your team/s are fully aware of the implications and can contribute effectively to service improvement.

Lead, manage and motivate a large maintenance team & specialist contractors to fulfil works within time constraints & budget.

Ensure there are robust systems and processes embedded within area of responsibility, that are efficient, have sufficient governance in place and where possible are standardised in line with overall Estates and Facilities systems and processes.

Ensure all staff in your team/s have annual PADR’s resulting in specific objectives and effective personal development plans in line with the Knowledge and Skills Outline Framework.

Responsible for leading training and development of identified staff.

Preparation of maintenance and plant replacement schedules and technical reports.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Working for our organisation

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. 

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opened in November 2020.  Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Professional knowledge acquired to Masters degree level or equivalent experience
  • Management/supervisors studies
  • Served a recognised apprenticeship
Desirable criteria
  • Training in Health & Safety
  • Membership of professional organisation
  • Evidence of CPD


Essential criteria
  • Experience in building services/maintenance
  • Appropriate work experience
Desirable criteria
  • Working within the NHS
  • Involved in project management


Essential criteria
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise own time and plan workload
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
Desirable criteria
  • Presentation skills
  • Preparation of reports

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ross Andrews
Job title
Estate Manager
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