Care UK

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Regional Facilities Manager

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  • Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, West Sussex, Surrey and Oxfordshire
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  • The in-house Facilities Management team at Care UK are looking for an exceptional Regional Facilities Manager to cover 40 care homes that look after over 2,000 residents across Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire, West Sussex, Surrey and Oxfordshire.

    Care UK is one of the UKs marketing leading healthcare providers who are building and opening more new homes than any other provider in the UK.  Our current portfolio of nursing and residential services is over 120 homes across the country and our consistent track record has seen us open 31 new build homes in the last five years. Our ambitious and progressive vision combined with our successful business growth will see the completion of many more homes for the foreseeable future.

    The Regional Facilities Manager will report direct into the Head of Facilities Management and work closely with the Property Helpdesk and other support teams. At  Care UK we all work together to make a difference. We work passionately to ensure we deliver person centred care and for residents to lead fulfilling lives.

    The ideal Facilities Manager will have a proven track record and experience working within facility management within Hard FM,  with an emphasis on mechanical, building and electrical disciplines. Building strong relationships with home managers and contractors is essential,  therefore good communications skills are key.

    The successful Facilities Manager will work as part of the FM team supporting our care homes across the south region in managing and delivering all aspects of planned, reactive and cyclical maintenance. The Facilities Manager will  also assist on minor works projects within a regional area, working within agreed budgets to ensure the existing estate is maintained efficiently and effectively; whilst also ensuring we are compliant with all statutory obligations and company objectives.

    Ideal experience and attributes:

    • A minimum of 5 years management experience of operations and maintenance in facilities or property services
    • Previous experience in a multi-site business
    • A facilities manager with technical, mechanical and electrical experience
    • Experience within the care home sector is desirable but not essential
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Possess a firm understanding of health and safety principles.
    • Ability to build partnerships
    • Proactive approach to stakeholder, client and customer management
    • Proactive approach to problem solving
    • Able to exercise budgetary control
    • Project management experience
    • Excellent leadership and motivational skills based on demanding yet fair expectations of individuals
    • Customer focused with the ability to manage client, user and co-workers’ expectations
    • Proactive ability to embrace change initiatives
    • Good prioritise skills
    • Initiative and creativity in resolving operational issues and realising strategic long term goals
    • Team player with a desire to achieve the overall success of the Property and Facilities Department

     

Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.