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Facilities Manager (Retail)

Children’s Hospice South West
Post date
8 December 2023
Closing date
1 January 2024
Devon - This post is home based and your home location will need to be close to the M5 corridor between Taunton to Exeter.
£30,330 - £35,610
37 hours per week
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Join our team for a rewarding career – 98% of staff agree that they are proud to work for CHSW.

About Us:

Children’s Hospice South West provides care and support for children with life limiting conditions. We have an exciting opportunity for friendly and enthusiastic person who is motivated to join us on a permanent basis to support the Retail Team as our Retail Maintenance/Facilities Manager to support our mission to make the most of short and precious lives across the South West.

What you will be doing:

Working as part of our Facilities Team under the direction of the Head of Facilities, you will be supporting our Retail Team by taking responsibility and oversight of the general maintenance & refurbishment of our shop buildings; mechanical and electrical installations; utilities; and services & contracts required to maintain our network of retail shops both efficiently and cost effectively. You will support the Head of Facilities with new shop fit outs and liaise closely with the Head of Retail to ensure we deliver an excellent service. Currently we have 38 shops across the South West, located from Bath to Penzance.

About you:

You will have experience in providing a facilities or maintenance service, supervisory experience within a small team, along with a good understanding of Health and Safety. You will have a proactive, solution-based approach, with effective organisational, communication and IT skills, and a resourceful and energetic approach to work, along with a great sense of pride in their work where no job is too small or too big!

As you will be required to travel extensively around the region, a full UK driving licence is essential and a company lease car or car allowance will be provided. This post is home based and your home location will need to be close to the M5 corridor between Taunton to Exeter.

What we offer:

We value our staff and offer an excellent working environment with an enthusiastic and committed team, you will also benefit from:

  • 33 days (plus bank holidays) holiday entitlement, which increases with service
  • enhanced sick pay scheme rising up to 6 months full and 6 months half pay
  • personal pension scheme with 7% employer contribution
  • family friendly policies, with enhanced maternity/adoption pay
  • occupational health, wellbeing and counselling services and employee assistance programme, access to blue light card
  • group life insurance scheme
  • lease car/van and tools
  • training and development opportunities
  • environmental and green agenda
  • a supportive and inclusive environment
  • a chance to make a real difference

Apply now to be part of something truly meaningful! Together, we can create moments that matter.

To find out more please see the attached job description and person specification. To set up an informal chat about the role please contact our HR team on 01271 313310/ or email we would love to hear from you!

Closing date: Monday 01 January 2024

Anticipated Interviews: TBC

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Charity Registration Number 1003314

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