Head of Operations

Moggerhanger, Bedford
£45000 - £45000 Per Annum
12 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

Head of Operations

We have a fantastic opportunity for a strong leader to join the team and deliver on all non-clinical services within St John's Hospice.

The hospice provides expert care for life-limiting conditions. They help patients and their loved ones, with everything from pain and symptom management to emotional and practical help.

Position: Head of Operations

Location: Moggerhanger, Bedford

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Salary: £45,000 Per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Company pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro rata), rising to 30 with length of service plus bank holidays, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, enhanced sick pay, corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services.

About the role:

This is a newly created role that forms part of the senior leadership team at the Hospice. This post reports in to the service director and will ensure not only the smooth running of all non-clinical services but also take responsibility for business management at the centre and drive a culture of effective finance control and high professional standards.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have experience in the delivery of facilities management services in a healthcare environment to include managing and motivating teams, experience with health and safety risk assessments and budget management.

Essential job requirements include:


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge and qualification in financial management short of a degree level. For example HNC/HND (NVQ4)
  • Facilities and/or health and safety qualification (IOSH or NEBOSH). QBE is acceptable
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills


Although not essential a recognised qualification in management would also be desirable for this role.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Facilities manager, Facilities operations Manager, Head of Facilities, Facilities Director, Head of Operations Management, IOSH, NEBOSH, Health and Safety Manager, Head of Facilities & HSE, Operations/Facilities Manager, Head of Facilities, Estates and Facilities Manager, Strategic Facilities Manager, Senior Facilities Coordinator, Facilities & Contract Manager, etc.

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