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ONPOS Stores Assistant

Job Reference: 449-AS0998

Solent NHS Trust
Community Nursing
£18,546 - £19,918 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

An exciting opportunity to join a brand new team based in Southampton that will be responsible for the purchasing, picking, packing and stock control of medical wound dressings for the Community Nursing teams currently based in Southampton.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in delivering a full and high quality Stores service for the nursing teams currently based at Broadcast House , Royal South Hants Hospital and Bitterne Health Centre.

You will assist in providing an effective and professional stores service that delivers ongoing cost efficiencies/benefits to the Trust in line with departmental objectives. Over time, the post holder will gain full knowledge of a vast range of products which are important for the end user.

The successful applicant will be a strong completer-finisher and team player, with a strong consistent focus on producing high quality work. Although you will primarily be based at one location, there will be times when you will be needed to work from one of the other two sites across Southampton and so it is essential you are able to travel when required.

Your role will involve working with others to order, pick, check and pack a large amount of items, ensuring they are all processed and completed on a daily basis. Team working skills are key for this role although you will also have the opportunity to work autonomously at times.

With a strong attention to detail, you will be flexible in moving tasks as required, and working to deadlines. Other tasks include assisting with loading/unloading deliveries and collections and stock checking. Ability to move / lift bulky (and sometimes heavy) stock utilizing the appropriate equipment

If you are passionate about working for an organisation that helps to change people's lives and could make a positive contribution to this team, then we would love to hear from you.


We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.

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