Head of Facilities

Status: permanent - 37.5 hours per week (flexibility would be considered)

Salary: £37,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Closing Date: 24/09/2023

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge? Do you have proven senior management experience within the facilities environment?

St Elizabeth Hospice are here for individuals who are living with progressive or life-limiting illnesses wherever we are needed; in their home, in the community or at the in-patient unit at our Ipswich hospice.  Last year we supported 3,185 patients ranging from 14 years old and upwards, and we have to generate over 70% of our funding ourselves, and this crucial role will help us to achieve this.

Due to growth we are seeking a Head of Facilities.  Working alongside the Head of Estates and as part of the Senior Management Team, the Head of Facilities offers the opportunity to provide strategic direction and leadership for all soft facilities including Catering, Domestic and Logistic services across the hospice estate.  Developing and implementing strategies, policies and procedures, workforce planning, resource allocation, and supply management.

This role is crucial in delivering our five-year ambition so the ability to think strategically and contribute to the organisations development is imperative.

You will play a fundamental role in ensuring the facilities team maintain a culture that lives within the hospice’s values and is focused on customer service and accountability for delivery, both at the hospice itself and the 30 retail units in and around Suffolk & Norfolk.

The hospice offers a number of benefits including:

  • Generous holiday allowance (above statutory levels)
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Insurance
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Free parking

Discover St Elizabeth Hospice & what it’s like to work with us by clicking here or viewing the document below

If you think that this is the role for you, then please complete the application process.  For further information please contact Sally Conner, Director of Corporate Services on via email: sally.conner@stelizabethhospice.org.uk

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

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