Thank you for your interest in these roles with Essentia across South East London NHS Acute Providers.

King’s College Hospital is one of London’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals, with a strong profile of local services primarily serving the boroughs of Lambeth, Southwark, Lewisham and Bromley. With over 12,500 colleagues, their specialist services include nationally and internationally recognised work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, haemato-oncology and foetal medicine. The three main sites for King’s College Hospital are Denmark Hill, the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) and Orpington Hospital. A new Critical Care Unit (CCU) has opened on the Denmark Hill campus with the vision to create a new environment designed to help people recover better.

Guy’s & St Thomas’ is one of the largest hospital trusts in the country, with around 17,000 staff, an annual turnover of more than £1.6 billion, and over 2.6 million patient contacts a year. Our hospitals have a long and proud history, dating back almost 900 years, and have been at the forefront of medical progress and innovation since they were founded. We continue to build on these traditions and have a reputation for clinical, teaching and research excellence.

Essentia is part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and is the in-house team responsible for non-clinical healthcare services. Essentia designs, builds and maintains healthcare infrastructure vital to the smooth running of healthcare services. This encompasses everything from construction projects and healthcare planning to waste management, housekeeping, transport and security. Essentia employs around 1,700 people, who provide essential facilities management support to clinical teams. It combines exceptionally high standards and public sector values with commercial focus, innovative thinking and modern technology to create the best possible patient experience.

In a valued and long-term relationship between Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trusts, Essentia is providing strategic and operational leadership to the Trusts’ Capital, Estates and Facilities teams, including delivery of programmes of capital works.

Best wishes,
Eric Munro
Director of Capital, Estates and Facilities
King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill

Operating theatre at Kings College Hospital critical care unit. Image shot 2000. Exact date unknown.