Supplies Assistant / Stock controller

Nuffield Health
Haywards Heath
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Supplies Assistant / Stock Controller
Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital (Flexible Hours)

We are looking for a supplies assistant / stock controller to support the department manager; you will need strong communication skills, a professional telephone manner and effective listening skills. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to respond to changing business needs and pressures.

About Us

Opened in 1993 and close to the centre of Haywards Heath, the Nuffield Health Haywards Heath Hospital provides a wide range of medical services from minor procedures through to major surgical specialties. With three theatres, comprehensive outpatient facilities and 26 en-suite beds, ours is a well-planned hospital with a clean and modern working environment.

We are proud of our consistently high standards of patient care which is delivered by our fantastic team throughout the whole patient journey. Our staff are dedicated and committed to ensuring that patient care is at the heart of everything we do. Working as part of our valued team, you will be an integral part of the patient journey and you will go home at the end of your day knowing that you have made a difference.

Requirements for the Role
Educational - Required: A good standard of general education with proven literacy and numeracy.

Previous Knowledge, Skills and / or Experience - Desirable: Approximately 2 years relevant experience in a supplies function. Required: Good IT Skills

Key Duties

  • To support the purchase of goods and / or services to meet hospital requirements, in line with Nuffield Hospitals policies and procedures.
  • To co-ordinate work activities within the supplies department.
  • To receive, check, label, store and deliver supplies / products within the hospital, following the required procedures.
  • To control and issue stock using the appropriate procedures and systems.
  • To support the department manager during stocktaking.
  • To handle all enquires efficiently and effectively, escalating where necessary.
  • To ensure all data/information is entered, modified, maintained and reported accurately and efficiently using the appropriate electronic or manual processes, systems and formats.
  • To prepare standard and adhoc reports as required by the department.
  • To deputise for line manager in the daily running of the department during periods of absence.
  • To implement business policy within the department / hospital as required.
  • To participate in the development of policies and procedures, ensuring all documentation relating to area of responsibility is accurate and up-to-date.
We have a duty to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for disclosure on successful candidates.