Estates manager

Estates managers are responsible for managing and maintaining NHS properties to make sure they are safe for patients, staff and visitors.

Working life

As an estates manager, you're responsible for day to day estates operations including

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In many hospitals and trusts, you're also responsible for facilities management. This can include domestic and hotel services, catering and laundry.

Senior estates managers work strategically to plan

At any level estates managers have responsibility for:

Who will I work with?

You will work with estate technicians as well as members of the corporate services team such as surveyors and architects. You will also work with other estates and facilities managers, admin staff, HR and finance managers. You will have some contact with clinical staff, but little or no contact with patients.

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