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Supply Chain Officer

Band 3

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Band 3
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£22,113 - £24,774 per annum inclusive
20/06/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

The Procurement & Supply Chain department currently have vacancies for new roles as Supply Chain Officers (Band 3) to work in our evolving supply chain/logistics team delivering a materials management service to a number of clinical areas including theatres, in-patient wards and other departments. The Supply Chain department is going through a period of exciting change over the next few years with the introduction of new systems, hospital services and working practices.  To make this work we need the very best people willing and eager to be part of this transformation.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of basic materials management and the ability to learn new methods of working using varying ordering processes and technologies to control stock and pre-set levels in line with the Trust’s agreed supply chain processes.

You will need to demonstrate that you are a good team player and able to work unsupervised in clinical based storage areas. You must have excellent customer service skills and the ability to react positively and helpfully under pressure in a complex and demanding environment.

You will need to be a highly motivated individual with exceptional organisational skills with a keen eye for detail.  You must be able to demonstrate effective on the spot problem solving skills to ensure that all aspects of the supply chain work to the benefit of the trust especially in terms of supply chain and financial management. If you believe this is you we would be delighted to receive your application.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Adrian Buckingham - Deputy Director of Procurement - adrian.buckingham@nhs.net - 02034478077