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Head of Facilities

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Head of Facilities to join our Finance and Resources team. This team has responsibilities across our main hospice building, our newly built Forget Me Not centre, our grounds and our hospice shops. Are you looking for a change and want to make a difference within the local community? If so, we’d really like to hear from you.

With responsibility for the maintenance and housekeeping of the buildings and grounds and delivering a catering service, you will also act as the project manager for defined capital projects. You will also have responsibility for the management of staff and external companies in delivering the above. The role will be predominately based at the Slyne Road site, with visits to our hospice shops as required.

St John’s Hospice offers a range of staff benefits including Health Cash Plan, Continuing Professional Development and free onsite parking.

📍 Location: St John’s Hospice, Lancaster

⏰ Hours: 37.5 hours per week (with some out of hours work required)

✅ Contract: Permanent

💰 Pay: £32,409* – £37,128 per annum (dependant on experience and pension scheme)

💚 Pension: *NHS Pension Scheme available subject to availability criteria; or 8% employer funded St John’s Hospice Pension Scheme

📅 Closing Date: Sunday 17th July 2022


For more information, please contact Tracey Scott, Director of Finance & Resources on 01524 382538 or please email [email protected]


We offer:

💚 27 days holiday + bank holidays for full time employees.

💚 Life assurance

💚 Health Cash Plan

💚 Minimum 8% employer contributions to a pension scheme

💚 Maternity & paternity benefits

💚 Continuing professional development

💚 Cycle to work scheme

💚 Car lease scheme

💚 Free on-site parking

Please click here to see more benefits available to our employees.


If you would like to apply for this vacancy please complete our online Application for Employment below


All correspondence relating to this vacancy including interview invites will be sent by EMAIL only. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis.

Adverts that display a closing date should be treated as a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. Please submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Oder) 1975 (as amended in 2013). It will be necessary for a submission for a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (formerly known as a CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Please complete your Application For Employment accurately ensuring you include all criminal convictions including those that would otherwise be considered ‘spent’. A fee of £42.80 is applicable for an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check or £22.80 for a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service check which will be carried out as part of our pre-employment check process, if applicable.


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