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NHS Inventory Coordinator

Location: CAMBERWELL, LONDON Salary: 10.14 - 10.14 GBP Per Hour
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: N/A
Posted: 3 months ago Reference: 3100006
Are you sick of working unsocialable hours within retail? Are you looking for a Monday - Friday, 9-5 position but enjoy working within an active role? Are you also keen to work in the health sector?

Then I have the role for you...

An NHS trust based in South East London are recruiting for 4 Material Clerks for their Procurement department to start immediately. 

Full time hours, paying £10.14 per hour including holiday pay. 

Duties of your new role:

- To use a hand held device to scan bar codes and order product lines to bring stock levels to agreed max stock levels, based on a top-up system as directed.

- To receive stock, unpack and replenish cabinets, stores or store rooms in relevant wards and clinical departments whilst ensuring that stock rotation is carried out continuously.

- To ensure that deliveries are correct against the requisition, including unit of issue, investigate discrepancies and resolve queries. Arrange uplifts request credit where necessary for the relevant department.

- To assist Materials Manager in assimilating, processing and keeping Materials Management performance records using key performance indicators (KPI). Complete all documentation necessary for issue.

- To ensure that Wards and Clinical Departments concerned have sufficient product lines to carry them over weekends and Bank Holidays.

- To build and strengthen working relationships with customers. Assess requirements and the use to which products are applied.

- To assist the Materials Manager and ward managers with the promotion of product rationalisation and reduce stock holding.

- To provide a quality service to agreed stock levels and timetable meeting the required standards.

- To assist ward and department managers in managing their purchases and levels of stock.

- To make amendments to information as necessary with regard to products NSV codes and prices.

- To assist the Procurement Department in the implementation of any new stock management or Materials ordering system that may be adopted.

- To generally act as liaison officer between ward and clinical departments and all sections of the Procurement Department.

- To provide cover for staff who are on annual or sick leave.



The duty of a Material Clerk is a vital and rewarding role within the chain of Procurement staff to ensure patients and medical staff have the correct equipment needed in order to carry out excellent patient care. 

The Service Manager is looking for a candidate who is dedicated in supporting their team members, improving patient care and is not afraid to work hard! This is a very exciting role and could become a permanent position for the right candidate. 

Ideal experience:


-Inventory/Stock taking
-Retail Assistant
-Warehouse Operative


If the above job role sounds appealing to you, please apply ASAP! 

There is an element of manual lifting within this role so you will have to be physically fit in order to be considered.

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