This position requires a proactive individual to join the busy supplies department located at The Berkshire Independent Hospital, this role is a ‘hands on’ role and will report to the Operations Manager. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential as is the ability to effectively time manage an increasing workload. This post will cover 37.5 hours per week during Monday to Friday and occasional weekends as required.
The role involves:
•Working with departmental managers / team leaders:
•Order stock in line with company procurement policies;
•Arrange for deliveries and minimise carriage costs in line with hospital activity
•Receipt stock in a timely and accurate manner
•Organise the controlled distribution of stock
•Review and monitor changes in product use and stock levels
•Perform weekly barcoded stock counts across several locations as required to meet financial compliance/ stock re-order requirements in line with the Hospital’s varying activity levels
•Perform bi-annual manual stock takes as required to meet financial compliance / requirements
•To monitor and report supplier adherence to agreed hospital service levels
•Management of contract compliance, in accordance with the Monthly Savings and Lost opportunities report.
•Inventory reduction management – in accordance with monthly Stock Holding report
•Identify cost saving initiatives
•Maintain a clean and organised supplies store
•Undertake other duties as required commensurate with the post.
The successful candidate will have:
•Sound written and verbal communication skills
•Excellent planning and organisational skills
•Commercial and financial awareness
•Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business
•Appropriate computer skills, particularly Excel
•Previous experience in a supplies role
In return, we offer:
•Ongoing training and development
•Contributory pension scheme
•Private medical insurance
•Staff benefits / bonus scheme
•25 days annual leave (pro-rata) + Bank Holidays
•Free parking and subsidized staff restaurant
All offers of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Standard Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Ramsay is committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all.
Ramsay Health Care UK is one of the leading providers of NHS and private patient services in England, with a network of over 30 acute hospitals and Treatment Centres. The Berkshire Independent Hospital is a private hospital set in pleasant grounds. It consists of three operating theatres and an Endoscopy unit which performs a large variety of surgery, orthopaedics being one our main areas. It is supported by full diagnostic services MRI and X-ray and Physiotherapy.