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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/06/2021.

Purchasing Officer (XN03)

Job Reference: 298-CORF-2203

298 Supplies Information Management
St James University Hospital - 53 Dolly Lane
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

An exciting opportunity as a Purchasing Officer is now available within the Procurement division of the Supplies department at Leeds teaching Hospitals. The post holder will be responsible for the purchasing of a range of medical and non-medical products.

You will ensure that orders are placed in line with the Trusts contracts and in accordance with the department’s quality criteria.

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. You will be based at SJUH but you will travel cross sites when required.

You will need to demonstrate excellent communication and customer engagement skills are essential. 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 core hours 8-5pm.

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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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