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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/01/2021.

Materials Management & Stores Supervisor (XN04)

Job Reference: 298-CORF-1980

298 Materials Management - LGI
The Leeds General Infirmary
£21,892 to £24,157 pa

Materials Management Supervisor Advert

An exciting opportunity as a Materials Management Supervisor is now available in the Supplies dept, working across sites within the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust . Under the direction of the Specialist Inventory Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for the supervision of staff that provides the Materials Management service for Leeds Teaching Hospitals. You will ensure that the Trust’s procurement is undertaken in accordance with the organisation’s Best Practice and Financial Standing Instructions and provide a Materials Management service to a designated number of Wards, Theatres and Departments.

You will ensures stock are maintained at the appropriate level using hand held data capture devices, and the receipting and putting away of stock to agreed standards.

You will provide a comprehensive interface for customers who receive a Materials Management service.

You will need to demonstrate excellent organisation skills and good knowledge of systems in order to manage the day to day functions associated with the Trusts computerised inventory control systems and assist in the development of new technology.

The Supplies and Procurement department is made up of approximately 80 staff and the various teams are based throughout the Trust (St James’s University Hospital, Leeds General Infirmary, Chapel Allerton, Seacroft and Warfedale Hospital). The department as a whole consists of the contracting sections for both Clinical and Non-Clinical, e- Procurement, Materials Management (Supply Chain), Scan4Safety and ICT Procurement.

It is essential to provide strong leadership and communication/customer engagement skills. The ability to work both individually and as a team is vital.

This is a full time position 37.5 hours a week Monday-Friday between 8-4pm.

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This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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