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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/05/2022.

Procurement Lead

Job Reference: 217-VN080-22-23

West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust
217 Purchasing & Distribution
Brierley Hill
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of people from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.

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Procurement Lead


Salary:            Band 6 £32,306 - £39,534 gross per annum (dependant on experience) plus any unsocial hours enhancements relevant to the post as per the NHS Terms & Conditions  

Hours:            37.5 hours per week

Base:              Brierley Hill, DY5 1LX


**Interviews will take place on Friday 10th June 2022**


West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust are looking to recruit a Procurement Lead who will support the delivery of an effective and efficient procurement service for all procurement spend areas within the trust. The post holder will contribute significantly to the delivery of the procurement function.


Applicants will have a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at Grade C or above to include English & Maths & be qualified to Level 5 Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) along with having a full UK driving licence and access to a car.


As a potential employee of a healthcare provider it is important and we strongly encourage you to receive your seasonal flu vaccination each year (when available) and your COVID-19 vaccinations including any boosters if you haven’t already done so, to assist in protecting yourself, colleagues and our patients. 


It is still possible to catch and spread COVID-19, even if you are fully vaccinated. If you have any of the main symptoms of COVID-19 or a positive test result, the public health advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people


COVID-19 remains a risk and we request that you take every possible action to help reduce the spread of the virus and in turn help reduce the pressure on the NHS.


Where a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the post, applicants are required to cover the cost of the check. The cost (£42.50 for an enhanced check) is payable to our online provider at the time that the DBS application is submitted.


West Midlands Ambulance Service positively welcomes diversity and aims to be a truly inclusive place to work. We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic people from all backgrounds that care about making a difference.


We are proud to have been awarded Disability Confident Leader status and we therefore guarantee to invite to assessments all applicants with a disability who meet the standards required for a job vacancy. If you wish to discuss and adjustments that you may need for the role of the assessment process prior to your application, then please do not hesitate to contact the recruitment team.




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If you are unable to apply online, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01384 989452 for a paper application form.



Closing date for return of applications: _Monday 23rd May 2022


Please note: Only fully completed application forms will be accepted

Where a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the post, applicants are required to cover the cost of the check. The cost (£45 for an enhanced check or £28 for a standard or basic check) is payable to our online provider at the time that the DBS application is submitted.

Applicants with convictions should familiarise themselves with the new DBS filtering rules which came into effect in November 2020 prior to completing their application. More information can be found on the Nacro website.

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