Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing and flourishing organisation serving the population of Hackney, East London, The City and beyond. 

We are extremely proud of the fact that Homerton Hospital has recently attained the highest possible rating of “Outstanding” from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This includes an “Outstanding” rating for our Urgent and Emergency Services.

Our integrated Trust provides comprehensive hospital and community health services for its local population and a range of specialist services for a wider group of patients. These specialist services include obstetrics, neonatology, foetal medicine, fertility, neuro-rehabilitation, bariatric surgery, and asthma and allergy services.

The Trust is an active partner in bringing different services together across City and Hackney to provide integrated care closer to home.

Homerton has a proud tradition of supporting and developing its staff, including its well regarded and valued nursing community, and all staff are able to take advantage of a great range of benefits.

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is proud to have been included on the HSJ and Nursing Times Best Places to Work list, and has recently achieved ‘Excellence’ status in the Healthy Workplace Charter, as awarded by the Greater London Authority.

The Role

Are you dynamic and looking to start your commercial, procurement and supply chain career, supporting clinical and nursing colleagues in a fast pace, critical service? Are you a positive, helpful and proactive individual who could be a crucial link between our clinical wards and departments and the commercial team?

Over the past 2 years, the commercial services department at Homerton University Hospital has undergone a substantial redesign of its function, providing a modern, patient centric, customer focused service.

The additional Inventory Control Officer role, reporting to the Supply Chain Manger, will be responsible for overseeing the ordering, distribution and storage of goods, throughout Homerton University Hospital. The post holder will ensure all clinical and non-clinical goods are in place ready for clinical need.

The post holder will receive, check, receipt, distribute, order, and provide inventory control, whilst maintaining appropriate stock levels. They will support the supply chain and inventory redesign programme across the hospital.

Alongside the day-today duties of the role, the post holders will support the the Inventory Management Solution (IMS) as part of the overall NHS Scan4Safety Programme ()

We are seeking highly motivated team player, who is conscientious, positive and calm individual, who can work under pressure in a challenging environment.

The post holder will be proactive, pragmatic and customer focused. In turn, the post holder will be fully supported and encouraged to develop their own thoughts and ideas to improve the service.

Become part of #oneteam who are focused on supporting our clinical and nursing colleagues, to provide an efficient safe service to our patients.

General Guidance

The Trust is committed to supporting flexible working wherever possible. The Trust also welcomes applications from candidates wishing to job share with or without job share partners.

We are committed to equal opportunities, and have been approved as a Disability Confident Employer.

The Trust offers a number of benefits, including a relocation loan for new starters moving to the area. More details on our range of benefits can be found on the Homerton website.

Homerton will be smoke free.

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