Location
Lakeside View - Lakeside View,1 Ivydene Way,Off Noose Lane,Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 3AG
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£35K pro rata
Hours
18.75 hrs p/wk
Job Advert Location Description

Priory Lakeside View cares for men and women with mental health needs in both an acute setting and a locked personality disorder treatment and rehabilitation setting.

The hospital has 32 beds comprising of 16 personality disorder rehabilitation beds and 16 acute mental health beds.

Lakeside View’s versatility allows us to manage complex needs in a safe and therapeutic environment, and to support and promote independence.

Job Advert Role Description

Joining as a member of the Senior Management Team, the Support Services Manager is responsible for the operation of support services for the unit including the catering, housekeeping, maintenance, administration and reception functions - ensuring that a high quality service is being provided.

 

Key duties:

• To manage and develop Support Services, ensuring that the highest quality services are provided within budget.

• Manages the maintenance of all the hospital’s assets, including the building taking a lead on site for any building improvements or projects.

• Alongside Hospital Director and Regional Finance Manager, identifies budgetary needs (both operational and capital) and puts together proposals to be sent to MD ensuring that functional spends are correctly managed within agreed budgets, as well as identifying and flagging any potential overspends on a weekly basis.

• Responsible for all people issues within support services including leading, developing, recruiting and motivating all team members

• Build and maintain effective relationships with external suppliers as well as managing the activities of any contractors on site to ensure all jobs are completed in a timely manner and within budget. This will include ensuring appropriate external contractors are used to undertake repairs and not to make any repairs or alterations that would affect the safety of the workplace

• Seeks advice and guidance from Estates professionals to ensure that all improvements to assets are carried out to Priory minimum standards, as well as meeting any regulatory requirements.

• Carry out regular building checks to ensure meets quality and compliance standards.

• Provide out of hours support for emergency situations with site attendance if necessary

• Communicates and implements Priory policies and procedures, ensuring that all regulatory, health & safety and operational standards are adhered to.

• Maintain health and safety documentation as delegated within their role, requesting assistance from external contractors as appropriate, together with carrying out local safety checks in line with Priory Group Health and Safety policies

• Co-ordinating Health & Safety for the hospital reporting directly to the Hospital Director and feeds back to SMT, Clinical Governance and Health & Safety meetings.

 

Role requirements:

• Relevant professional qualification, which is accredited by a recognised institute.

• Experience in project management, ideally with a qualification

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

• Good organisation and time management

• Comfortable working within tight deadlines

• First class customer service skills

 

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•           Private Medical Insurance Scheme

•           Life Assurance

•           Free meals while on duty

•           Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

•           Continuous learning and development

•           Childcare vouchers

•           Career development

•           Personal health insurance

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free car parking (at most sites)

•           Voluntary Benefits

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date
28/06/2018