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Materials Management Assistant

Job Reference: 331-3C25521018-A

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Materials Management Assistant
Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle
£17,787 to £20,448 per an

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

The Procurement & Supplies Department at University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust is expanding in order to provide services across the whole health economy in Cumbria and North Lancashire. The newly Integrated Procurement structure will service North Cumbria University Hospital Trust, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust as well as University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust.


As a result we now require a Materials Management Assistant to join the busy team at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle.


Reporting to the Materials Management Team Leader, the Materials Management Assistant will provide an efficient, effective and professional service to wards and departments via the accurate and timely receipting of goods and ordering and distribution of stock to wards.


As a minimum, candidates should be qualified to GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Mathematics, be computer literate, have manual handling experience and be used to working within a customer focussed environment.


Please ensure that you meet the requirement of the job specification before applying for this post. Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions apply.


Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details, please contact Helen Gulston, Supply Chain Manager on 01228 814568 or Paul Dowell, Deputy Head Procurement on 01539 716632 or 01228 814059.

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