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Deputy Loan Equipment Coordinator & Ware House Manager

Job Reference: 319-2077397MP

Employer:
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Warehouse
Location:
Joint Equipment Loans Service, Cramlington
Salary:
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

We are one of the country’s top performing NHS Foundation Trusts, looking after the wellbeing of around half a million people across Northumberland and North Tyneside – one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS Trust in England.

We deliver care from 11 acute sites including an emergency care hospital, general and community hospitals, an outpatient and diagnostic centre, an elderly care unit and an integrated health and social care facility.

We are rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We are one of the North East’s largest employers with 9,500 dedicated members of staff. We have a Council of Governors with 70 members, representing the public, staff and some of our external partners.

We invest heavily in staff to ensure that the best talent is attracted, developed, looked after, and retained in every area of the organisation. Staff satisfaction is high and our staff consistently rate us as one of the best places to work in the NHS.

We were one of the first NHS Trusts to receive foundation status, and have been a foundation trust for over a decade.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of this employer that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join a busy and dynamic team, to coordinate and manage Northumberland’s Joint Loan Equipment warehouse and the provision of loan equipment for customers within all tenures. The service supports and coordinate the provision of loan equipment covering nearly 2000 square miles and a population of 314,000 people. The post holder will ensure that appropriate equipment is issued as requested and prescribe in a timely manner and that returned equipment is, decontaminated and recycled as per service policy.

The successful candidate will have line management responsibility for warehouse personnel and assist the team manager with the daily day to day operation of the service to meet service objectives, where applicable regulatory requirements and assist the manager in their responsibilities and deputise for them in their absence . The post holder will report directly to the manager responsible for the Joint Loan Equipment Service (JELs) and support that person in working towards fully Integrating Services within the Community Service Business Unit. The successful candidate will also support the manager in ensuring compliance with all health & safety, security and maintenance of the JEL’s premises which comprises of a large warehouse, offices, and an external outdoor compound and in addition, there are eight vans used by the service to deliver and collect equipment and wheelchairs.

You need to be dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate, with excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and challenge. Be flexible, willing to learn new skills as appropriate to the post and possess excellent time management, decision making, the necessary IT skills to use the range of Microsoft packages, i.e. Word and Outlook and to operate the organisational client information program, organisational and prioritization skills with the ability to work under pressure. In service training will be given, as well as regular supervision and yearly appraisal

Closing date: 24th November 2019




At Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we believe that our staff are the foundation for all that we do. The Trust recognises its role in supporting the health and wellbeing of its staff and it taking positive action in this respect. We have a range of initiatives and support for staff including psychology and counselling, physiotherapy, physical activity opportunities and healthy food choices on site.

The Trust is completely smoke free from March 2018. We do not discriminate against people who smoke but we do require all staff to be smoke free whilst at work and we have a range of support in place to help and support staff with this.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.




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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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From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


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