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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2020.

Clinical Nurse Advisor (Central)

Job Reference: 079-SCCL213

Supply Chain Coordination Limited
£37,000 to £50,000 Per annum

Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL) serves as the new ‘management function’ within the NHS Supply Chain that will deliver savings of £2.4bn back into the NHS by 2023/2024 through implementation of the new operating model.

Currently there is widespread price variation in products and lack of consistency in the range of consumables used in the delivery of patient care. SCCL leverages the buying power of the NHS by identifying the right clinically assured, high quality products at the best value in a sustainable manner. SCCL is committed to providing a robust commercial capability, a relentless approach to creating value, enhanced competitive advantage and aims to become the strategic procurement partner of choice for the NHS.

Are you an experienced Clinical Nurse?

Do you enjoy working with a variety of stakeholders?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Advisor to join our Account Management team. You will be working as part of a wider team to support procurement partners in the NHS to assist in the delivery of savings. Being responsible for engaging with stakeholders and providing guidance and support to clinicians to review products.

What does a Clinical Nurse Advisor do at NHS Supply Chain?

  • Provides clinical guidance on product performance and cost to support clinicians in product selection
  • Engage stakeholders to support procurement partners and promote NHS Supply Chain
  • Sets up governance mechanisms to enable customers to run effective clinical evaluation to drive and implement savings opportunities.
  • Is the face of Supply Chain and provides unbiased opinion and updates on products
  • Work collaboratively with wider Account Management team to best support procurement partners in the NHS

What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?

You will have to have experience of working as a clinical nurse, managing a variety of stakeholders and providing opinion and guidance on NHS Supply Chain products.

To ensure that you can provide appropriate guidance you will need extensive knowledge of the supplier/Category Tower market and wider stakeholder groups.

Experience of working in multi-supplier service environments gained within NHS industry

Why Work at NHS Supply Chain?

This is a great chance to be part of a growing organisation.

  • Competitive Salary
  • 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Company Car
  • Childcare vouchers
  • High street discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • National Annual season ticket purchase scheme
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • Eye Care vouchers
  • Employee Assistance Programme


  • Central Region (Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, Shropshire)

How to Apply

  • Please read the attached job description and submit an application via NHS Jobs.
  • We are unable to accept CV’s via email.

Other Information

  • Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL) is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.
  • For more information on SCCL and the NHS Supply chain please visit our website.
  • For an informal discussion about the role, please contact our recruitment team on

NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

SCCL is a company Registered in England and Wales, with company number 10881715, to act as the management function of the NHS Supply Chain.

SSCL values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities. We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including an invitation to the first stage of the selection process and consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

SCCL reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. To assist in completing your application form, please read the guidance notes attached to this advert.

Please note all contact is made via our TRAC recruitment system. Please check your account regularly. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be required to provide proof of ID and the right to work in the UK (please refer to attached guidance documents for further details).

Please ensure you provide full contact details, including email address or fax number for each referee.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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