Supplies Operative Band 2

Warrington and Halton
Competitive salary
05 Mar 2021
13 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it's the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Stores Operative

The procurement function at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is very well respected at Board level and throughout the organisation. It is regarded as being exceptionally well led with a high performing team always looking for new and innovative ways of improving the service provided. The Logistics function is a key part of this team. The Procurement - supplies department have been absolutely pivot in the Trust's response to the pandemic, recently being selected to receive the excellence award for patient care.

A vacancy within the Warrington Hospital team has developed. The Supplies Operative role will be to undertake a broad variety of storekeeping duties to ensure that goods are received and distributed throughout the organisation ensuring timely provision of clinical and non-clinical supplies for the treatment of patient thereby supporting patient safety and wellbeing.

The successful applicant will be able to study the Supply Chain Warehouse Operative at level 2 on an apprenticeship pathway' and will be given training time to complete this.

We are looking for someone who ideally has experience of working as a Store person or Warehouse Operative but this is not preclusive. The ideal person will have excellent administration and organisation skills and has the ability to maintain organisation throughout the day. The Trust's wards and departments rely on having the equipment and materials it needs in the right place, on time.

This is a genuine opportunity for the right person to forge a career in logistics and make a significant contribution to the care of patients. The post holder will be interchangeable with the other Stores Operatives and there will be a requirement for these posts to cover each other during times of annual leave / sickness or during periods of training.

You will have a good standard of general educational including maths and English and demonstrable knowledge of Procurement, Customer Care and Supply Chain Management.

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This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

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