The Board of Barnet, Enfield, Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust are embarking on a period of service development and transformational change. Working as part of the North Central London Integrated Care System, we are committed to working together to provide high quality, affordable care to patients who use our services. You will join the Trust at both an exciting and challenging time, we have recently refreshed our five-year Strategy that sets out our ambitions to deliver: Excellence for Service Users; Empowerment for staff; Innovation in Services; and Partnerships with Others. All with the aim of supporting healthy lives and healthy communities through excellent integrated mental and community healthcare. We are now looking for a Director of Estates & Facilities to play a key role in achieving these ambitions.
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring service users and visitors are treated in the safest possible environments and that staff have the most optimal conditions in which to deliver care to service users and their families. They will lead, working closely with the Director of Planning and Partnerships, on the development of the Trust’s transformation plan for its overall estate’s footprint (over 20 sites, including 5 inpatient sites with 585 beds) and advance solutions which enable the cost-effective delivery of health services. They will also be the Trust’s Sustainability Lead. The post holder will be the Director-level lead for all estates and facilities related services, hard and soft FM, capital projects and related compliance responsibilities for the Trust, providing Board assurance on all such matters through the Chief Finance and Investment Officer. We are looking for an exceptional estates professional with the ability to think and plan strategically, tactically and creatively. They will also have the ability to inspire and enthuse others as well as the intellect and interpersonal skills to command the respect of clinicians and managers as well as external stakeholders. The application process is being managed by Insight Executive Group on the Trust’s behalf. For further information please contact our recruitment lead Rob Parker on 07814 226964 (Rob.firstname.lastname@example.org)
BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care. BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS) which delivers MH care across some of the prisons and provides MH services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury. We are rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing a commissioning budget of £150m in 2021/22. We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services.
The post-holder will have specific areas of accountability and responsibility in regard to the following areas: · Ensure through design management that Estate and Facilities solutions achieve best practice in the control of infection in patients and clinical areas. · Ensure through liaison with other Directors that estate solutions achieve clinical requirements and enhance patient and staff well-being. · Monitor and manage the cost and quality of all Estates and Facilities services to provide the most effective balance between in house and external resources. · Develop a sustainability strategy to ensure that the Trust minimises its carbon emissions and achieves lowest unit prices, as well as complying with carbon emission regulations. · Lead on completion of all estates related statutory returns and records in line with building regulations, legislation and Department of Health requirements, including PLACE and Premises Assurance Model. · Ensure that all staff within the Directorate are treated in line with the Trust’s values, promote the Trust’s ‘Making your voice count’ Inclusion programme, and support their overall health and wellbeing. · Accountable for all aspects of estate construction and engineering maintenance within the Trust with due regard for statutory obligations. · To lead in offering professional and technical advice to the Trust on the interpretation of estates legislation. · Ensure the Directorate delivers quality, operational, financial and workforce performance against agreed plans and hold team members to account for the delivery of their plans.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.