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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/05/2019.

Assistant Warehouse Manager

Job Reference: 833-HK-CC-276-19

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Assisted Living Leeds
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

The Leeds Community Equipment Service's role is to provide daily living and nursing equipment for people to use in their own home. Once the service user has no further use for the equipment it is returned/ collected, cleaned, refurbished and then reissued. New equipment is also purchased.

Some community equipment is delivered by LCES to the service user's home and installed by the assessor, however most community equipment is fitted by the LCES Technical Installation Team.

The aim of Leeds Community Equipment is to provide the right equipment quickly, to enable people to live independent and inclusive lives in their home.

We are looking for an experienced Manager to join the team in this fast paced environment to help achieve the aims of the service and ensure that equipment is delivered and collected within the set KPIs.

The Assistant Warehouse Manager will provide support and supervision to all of the teams within the service, and will deputise for the Assistant Manager/ Warehouse and Operational Manager when required. A flexible approach is required to meet the conflicting demands of the job, including providing cover to teams when demand dictates e.g. covering in cleaning, delivering equipment or supporting Admin.

You will be responsible for the development of a designated team on a rotation basis and the Service as a whole. Experience of line managing staff is essential along with effective interpersonal and communication skills. You will be able to delegate and prioritise the workload effectively in a continually changing environment, with a strong knowledge of stock control, logistics, business & financial processes, risk management, and IT systems including interpreting data.

Please note the role requires a manual driving license.

Job Description is subject to review due to forthcoming Case for Change.

The service is a seven day a week service. The post will require working a rot a pattern of 37.5 hours in 5 over 7 days across a range of 8am - 4pm, and 10am - 6pm shifts on weekdays, and 2 in 4 weekends, (subject to review) 8am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday.

The interview will include a short test.

For further information or an informal visit please contact the recruiting manager.

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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