Facilities Supervisor

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able...

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

We are currently seeking a Facilities Supervisor, based at Portree Hospital.


The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring high standards of service and cleanliness are maintained in line with local infection control policies, Covid 19 guidance and maintaining compliance with the NHS Scotland National Cleaning Services Specification, Food, Fluid and Nutritional Care Standards and Waste Regulations.


This post includes supervision of all services provided by the facilities team, including catering and domestic roles.

Preferred facilities experience would be desired.

This role supports the Support Manager to ensure policies and procedures are managed and meet legislation, daily supervision and management of the team and operational services, management of core and role training, and authorise and complete Scottish Standard time system.


The successful applicant will be required to cover, if required, all NHS Sites in the local geographical area, and a fleet vehicle is available for travelling to sites, and it is essential to have a driving licence. 


This is a 37 post to cover a 7 day rota, hours worked will be between 0700-1900 and includes weekend working, however other shift patterns would be needed at times to cover staff absence and annual leave, should it be required.


Rate of pay - £13.02  and weekend working premium rates attractive


We offer a full comprehensive induction and training package.


For informal enquiries, please contact  Roslyn Maclean,

Depute Facilities Manager for North & West Highland

Tel: 07890 910844 or email  roslyn.maclean@nhs.scot

Please quote reference in the subject line of your email –

Facilities Supervisor Band 3, Portree Hospital

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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.






Care and compassion

Dignity and respect

Openness, honesty and responsibility

Quality and teamwork






NHS Scotland is reducing their full time working week from 37.5 to 37 hours per week from 1 April 2024 but with no change in pay.  This reduction will also be applied pro rata for part time staff.  This advert and any subsequent offer/contract of employment therefore reflects the new working hours.  However, as not all service areas will be able to adopt the 37 hour working week immediately from 1 April 2024, you may be required to work up to an additional 30 minutes per week for a temporary period for which you would be paid until the service you are working in changes rosters or working patterns to accommodate the new reduced working week.  If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Recruiting Board. 

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