06 Oct

Buyer Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston

Position
Buyer
Company
Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals
Location
Whiston ENG
Opening
06 Oct, 2019 14 days ago

Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston urgently required following position for Buyer. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Buyer Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston Jobs Details:

Main area
Procurement
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
3 years fixed term (from agreed start date)
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
409-1960079
Site
Whiston
Town
Whiston
Salary
£18,813-£20,795 per annum
Closing
13/10/2019 23:59
Interview date
23/10/2019

Applications are invited for a highly motivated and confident individual to join the busy team in Purchasing & Supplies.

This is 3 years fixed term post (from agreed start date).

The post holder will assist the team in delivery of an efficient and effective procurement service. As an overview: the post holder will be actively involved in obtaining prices, lead-times and other duties related to ordering products and services, whilst ensuring compliance with the Trust SFIs, National and European Procurement Legislation.

In addition, the post holder will carry out some quotations, manage price catalogues, and assist with reports as required. The post holder will provide procurement advice and support to end users, identify savings opportunities and negotiate with suppliers. The post holder will also be expected to work as part of a team.

The successful candidate will ideally need to show evidence of working towards, or have CIPS level 2 or equivalent.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Trust information

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the THIRD year running!

The Trust is currently the only acute Trust in Cheshire and Merseyside, and is one of nine in the entire country, to achieve the title of OUTSTANDING, rated by the Care Quality Commission.

We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

Our latest achievements include:

  • Trust rates Outstanding by the CQC – Inspection August 2018
  • Best in the NHS, Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment 2017 and 2018
  • The Trust achieved top marks in the country for areas including; cleanliness, food, privacy and dignity, facilities for patients living with dementia and disabilities, conditions, appearance and maintenance of the hospital buildings.
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal)
  • Best acute Trust in England (NHS Staff Survey 2017 and 2018)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)

In the NHS Staff Survey 2018 the Trust scored the highest marks in the following areas;

  • Positive organisation culture of safety
  • Quality of care
  • Staff engagement
  • Staff morale
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Providing a safe environment for staff

Our staff rated our Trust as the best place to work and receive treatment. The Trust has also been recognised, for the third year running, as being the top acute Trust in the entire country for staff engagement, staff motivation, and pride in the quality of care we provide to patients.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact

Sharon Monk (0151 676 5955), Rich Crespin (0151 478 7690) or Jess Crolla (0151 478 7689).

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. you can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

If you are experiencing difficulties in accessing the electronic application form. Please email the team, recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.


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