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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/10/2019.

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Inventory & Supplies Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 358-1956201-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Operations - Supplies, Leicester Royal Infirmary
£24,214 - £30,112

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country, aspiring to be a leading international centre of excellence for clinical practice and teaching.

This role is part of the Support Buying Team, providing a high quality service to the Trust.

Working within the Supplies & Procurement function and reporting to the Manager & Deputy Manager of the Inventory & Supplies department within UHL, you will provide operational guidance & Supervisory support for the Inventory & Supplies Team based on all UHL hospital sites. The successful applicant will lead on all daily issues in relation to the Supply & distribution of products to wards and departments within the Trust. This includes the daily management of a Materials Management team, the distribution of goods to end user departments and providing support for an electronic stock ordering and management system. The successful candidate will be required to liaise closely with the Trust Procurement team and work across all UHL sites when required to do so.

Candidates should have experience of computer systems, have experience of Electronic Purchasing processes/Stock Management Systems & have proven experience of supervisory protocols in a large organisation. The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills at all levels both internally within the department and externally including senior teams and external suppliers.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jeff Oliver

Inventory & Supplies Manager

Tel: 07415 331584 / 0116 2587508

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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