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Matthew Evans
020 3962 9900

Matthew leads MRG’s Real Estate Advisory and Project and Cost Management business units, working with a range of organisations in order to provide tailored recruitment solutions and aligned services. Having joined MRG in 2013 he has successfully grown both the Real Estate Adv


Job Description

REF: 16175
Posted: 26 July 2021
Closes: 13 August 2021

Elysium Healthcare is an independent provider of mental health, learning disability and neurological services in the UK. They are seeking a passionate and skilled Property Director to lead on all aspects of property and facilities for the organisation’s specialist care portfolio.

The services they provide are highly specialised and have been uniquely developed with the patient in mind. Their service offering includes:

  • Secure care, rehabilitation services and community services
  • Children and Adolescent Mental Health services (CAMHS)
  • Acute/ High Dependency/ Psychiatric Intensive Care
  • Private pay services
  • Neurological services

The successful candidate will not only be expected to manage the day-to-day operational management of the portfolio but be comfortable undertaking refurbishment and capital projects.

Some of the key responsibilities included, but not limited to;

Providing Great Estate Management.

Elysium pride themselves on providing, procuring, and developing effective and efficient property and facilities management services, based upon the highest professional and business standards.

The successful candidate should be able to provide advice and guidance on all property related aspects of health, safety and environmental matters and to ensure legislative compliance with all health and safety requirements.

Exploring Real Estate Development and Capital Projects.

The Property Director will be able to identify opportunities to extend the existing estate through site acquisition and capital projects, and appoint third party consultants and experts where needed to enhance the Capital strategy.

Developing People and Managing People.

Elysium ensures they build compassionate teams which adhere to their 4 values; Kindness, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence. You will be responsible for providing effective team management, people development and effective performance management. Developing a client/customer led attitude for the estates team, which works in synergy with the premises and the company’s core values.

Minimising Risk.

The incoming candidate will manage the operational risk register for the portfolio, and ensure risks are mitigated. They will be tasked with adopting the appropriate risk profile for the portfolio and develop strategies for minimising such exposure.

Communicating clearly and concisely.

Elysium are looking for an ambassador to set the example of what they stand for. You are a diplomatic speaker, with a proven track record of writing and presenting complex information to a wide range of stakeholders. You will be ensuring that appropriate guidance on estates matters is available to all relevant staff.

Budget and procurement management.

You must be a confident taskmaster of numbers; comfortable preparing and delivering the annual maintenance budget. A part of this will be monitoring the progression of all maintenance and service contracts, ensuring all specifications are met within agreed time, budget and quality requirements.

To be considered for the Property Director role, you must have:

  • Experience of managing projects £50k-£2m value range.
  • A chartered professional qualification in a property-related discipline (eg estates management, construction or surveying).
  • Previous experience of working for or with a Later Living, Specialist Care Provider, or Private Healthcare provider would be beneficial in the success of this role.

For further information or to make an application please contact Elysium Healthcare’s recruitment partner The Management Recruitment Group.

0203 962 9900

07854 865 017

MRG and Elysium Healthcare are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Promoting equality of opportunity for all, through diversity, giving everyone the chance to achieve their potential, free from prejudice and discrimination. To that end, the interview process will be conducted with anonymised and gender-neutral CVs. We particularly welcome applications from minority candidates, as they are under-represented within Property Management roles at this level.

Elysium Healthcare - Property Director