Head of Estates

Ferham House, Rotherham

Position: Head of Estates
Location: Rotherham, travel within the Exemplar regions required
Contract type: Permanent - full time
Rate: Up to £70,000 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a leading nationwide Private Health Care provider, where you will play an important role in the both the existing 36 care homes across the UK and the up to 50 new homes we plan to build over the next 5 years.

This role is will be responsible for the operation and upkeep of the businesses Estate portfolio including the building fabric and grounds and compliance services and for providing a consistent, high quality, cost effective, customer focused estate operation, and maintenance and repair service, across the portfolio. All of this has to be done within parameters of regulation and governance.

Key Responsibilities

For full details please see the attached job description, however the below gives a general guide of the activities you will be involved with:

  • Capital Works & Maintenance
  • Procurement/Vendor Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Management of the estates team
  • Processes & Procedures
  • Environmental impact and carbon footprint reduction


Rewards and Benefits of working at Exemplar Health Care

  • First Rewards; a fantastic rewards and benefits platform with great savings to be made
  • Career development opportunities with access to CPD accredited training
  • 5% matched Pension contributions
  • Access to an award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service, and an online Wellbeing Centre
  • Paid for DBS check
  • 30 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • BUPA private health insurance

At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve, providing a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.
Our Equality , Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging vision statement is to ‘make every day better by creating a fair and inclusive culture where we live our values and celebrate our differences, to provide the best care for our community’.

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Rewarding your dedication

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Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

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