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Deputy Director of Estates & Facilities

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust
Hounslow and Richmond
Band 8d, £84,769 to £96,964, plus excellent benefits
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Job position
Assistant, Director
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Facilities Manager

Deputy Director of Estates & Facilities

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust are seeking to appoint a Deputy Director of Estates & Facilities to lead on performance management and continuous improvement of estate and facilities provision across the Trust’s integrated estate portfolios.

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust supports around 350,000 people in Kingston, Richmond, Elmbridge (Surrey), Merton, Wandsworth and Sutton, employing employ around 3,200 staff supported by 350 volunteers.  In 2018 the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated the Trust as “Outstanding” for overall quality and leadership.  From its Kingston Hospital site the Trust provides a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and has a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in ‘patient-focused’ care across services including emergency, day surgery and maternity services.  

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust (HRCH) provides community health services for over half a million people registered with GPs in the London boroughs of Hounslow and Richmond, but also serves a wider population across south west London for a range of more specialist services.  HRCH employs around 1,300 people, who work across a wide range of health centres, hospitals, GP surgeries, children’s centres, local council facilities and in community settings – including in people’s homes.

Better together is a collaboration between Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust.  By creating closer and more dynamic partnerships between the organisations including the formation of a joint Estates & Facilities function, the Estates & Facilities team can develop and deliver an estates strategy and estates and facilities provision that is builds resilience, offers value for money and benefits patients.

The role of Deputy Director of Estates & Facilities at the Trust supports the Director of Estates & Facilities in the provision of high quality and effective estates and facilities provision across the Trust’s estate portfolio, with a particular focus on performance management and continuous improvement.  This role will lead the development and implementation of an efficient data-driven service improvement culture, leading by professional example and continually encouraging all members of the multidisciplinary team and all levels of staff to identify improvements to safety, quality and efficiency in support of high quality of patient care.

We are seeking an individual with a proven track record of leading performance improvement within an estates and facilities environment.   You will have demonstrable experience of formulating long term, strategic plans and a highly developed understanding in the management of operational systems together with experience of managing data and reporting within a complex environment.

The role offers the opportunity for an individual to drive a culture of high-quality service delivery and continuous improvement across estates and facilities provision for a complex healthcare portfolio, creating an environment that in turn will make a positive difference to patients and staff.  The Candidate Brief can be viewed and downloaded at
For a confidential briefing discussion please contact our retained advisors Nick Coppard ( / 07896 079 495) and Charley McCarthy ( / 07355 093 390) of MRG.
The closing date for applications is 6th June 2023

The Trust is committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity, creating an inclusive workplace and protecting Human Rights. The Trust is committed to eliminating discrimination against any individual on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and sexual orientation, as well as to promote positive practice and value the diversity of all individuals and communities.

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