Non Clinical - Theatre Supplies Assistant

  • Department Procurement Team Theatres
  • Salary £22,816.00 – £24,336 per annum
  • Closing Date 17/07/2024
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-TSA-253
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Theatre Supply Chain Assistant to work within our friendly team in Theatres at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

We are looking for a hard-working Theatre Supply Chain Assistant who will work as an integral part of the team ensuring that internal supply chain services are always maintained.

Applicants must have excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work under non-direct supervision, prioritising your own workload.  We require a flexible approach within this role, due to the demands of a varied workload.

Main duties of the job

  • Provides internal supply chain services e.g., receipts, distribution and/or materials management using computerised receipts, storage and/or bar-coded data capture systems.
  • Unpacks and checks delivered items against delivery/order information, takes corrective action where necessary and maintains audit records.
  • May provide on-site/local Materials Management/Buying, raising requisitions/orders to purchase regular used “stock” and “non-stock” goods/services to meet ward/department requirements and replenishing products in accordance with agreed procedures, putting-away on receipt.
  • Liaises with internal personnel and external suppliers on supplies/stock management/rationalisation/delivery, related issues.
  • Produces stock reports and analysis to advise ward/department managers.

Working for your organisation

In cooperation with our staff we have developed a set of values which form a framework for a positive and caring environment for our patients, visitors and staff.  

We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and fulfil these values to be successful in their application. 

You should demonstrate in your application a desire to develop your career within the Theatre Stores setting.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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