Purchasing Officer

12 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Connect2Kent are looking for a temporary Purchasing Officer to work with within an Adult Social Care and Health Team in Whitstable.

The team are looking for someone who can act upon referrals for a range of services following purchasing protocols, ensuring details are input onto the client systems and outgoing paperwork is generated and sent. Liaise with providers/suppliers, clients and their representatives to arrange new, or amend current care provision to meet the client's needs.
  • Process and prioritise referrals in an efficient and timely manner, sourcing the appropriate services in line with the client's care requirements and purchasing protocols and ensure the flow through the health and social care operating model.
  • Discuss with clients or their representatives, the roles of the Purchasing Team and process, advice on costs of care including the costs of care and calculation of charges.
  • Communicate with clients, or their representative, and confirm all relevant aspects of their care provision including discussing options for Direct Payments.
  • Act as point of contact with providers for arranging individuals care.
  • A BDS check is required for this post at a cost of GBP25 as you will be working with sensitive information.
  • You will be required to register at our office in Kings Hill, West Malling if successful.
Connect2Kent is an agency acting as an employment business and as an equal opportunity agency.
Due to the urgent nature of this position, please respond to this advert online in the first instance. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please assume that you have been unsuccessful for this role.

Close date - 19/06/19
Connect2Staff/Connect2Kent, part of Commercial Services Trading/Kent Ltd, is an equal opportunities Employment Agency & Business and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.

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