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Support Services Manager

Support Services Manager
Organisation Recruiting: 
Saint Michael's Hospice
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 20 January, 2021
£29,000 per annum
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

Support Services Manager – 9/12-month Temp Contract
North Yorkshire Hospice Care

Location: North Yorkshire Hospice Care, Harrogate
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week

A new and exciting opportunity for an individual to lead a programme of significant development and change, involving the integration and review of the operating parameters of our Catering, Housekeeping and Estates & Facilities teams (including Health and Safety). Within the programme of change management, the post holder will ensure operational continuity and performance to the highest standards of care and support expected by our patients, clients, and their families.

The key responsibilities of the role are to line manage and be responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the Catering, Housekeeping, H&S, and Facilities teams. This will involve liaising with and working alongside other service leads within the organisation to implement change, support project work, and ensure delivery of ongoing maintenance/estates management, ensuring compliance within the framework of standards set.

The ideal candidate will have experience as a chef with kitchen logistics; experience of building and estates management; be self-driven and results orientated with a positive outlook. They will be a natural forward planner who critically assesses their own performance and has an empowering management style. They will have a catering qualification and ideally IOSH/NEBOSH qualification or be willing to study for these. Excellent IT skills, with an understanding of financial management and the ability to manage budgets, are also essential.

Benefits include: -

• 35 days paid holiday per year pro rata.
• Comprehensive Induction Programme.
• Contributory Pension Scheme with employer contribution of 8% and variable employee contribution.
• Employee Assistance Programme.
• Free Car Parking/Walking distance from Hornbeam Park Station.
• Free DBS check.

We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks being obtained.

North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a registered charity in England and Wales (518905) with a family of services operating as Herriot Hospice Homecare, Just ‘B’, Saint Michael’s Hospice and Talking Spaces. North Yorkshire Hospice Care is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (2121179).

Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure. Disclosure expense will be met by employer.

Please visit the Recruitment website link below where you can apply and download a full Job Description for the role.

Alternatively, please call Helen on the number below in the HR team to find out more about this role and have an informal chat.

Completed applications to be received by 9am: 20 January 2021

Interviews will take place on 28 January 2021 at Crimple House, Harrogate.

Interview Date: 
Thursday, 28 January, 2021
37.5 hours per week
Phone Number: 
01423 876086