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Job summary

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Band 2
9 months (Fixed Term - End date 30th September 2023)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Cornwall Hospital
£20,270 - £21,318 pa pro rata
Salary period
05/02/2023 23:59

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Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Procurement PPE Assistant

Band 2



Job overview

The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust has embarked on the challenging and exciting task of implementing a new inventory system aiming to have better practices and visibility of stock control, reducing costs and increasing patient safety through the Scan4Safety initiative.

We are looking for a pro-active, organised, self-motivated and ambitious PPE Assistant to join our Inventory Management Team.

The successful candidate will be a key player in delivering the PPE in all areas of the hospital. 

Main duties of the job

The candidate will have experience in warehouse and stock control, great communication skills and be able to work as part of a team or independently.

This is a fixed term post ending 30th September 2023,  full time 37.5 hours. Monday to Friday.

Sustainability is integral to the Trust achieving the NHS Net Zero target.  All staff are therefore actively encouraged and supported to implement new ways of working within their field of expertise. 

Working for our organisation

Experience in working at a busy environment, standing and moving for prolonged times, with attention to detail and the ability to focus for a period of time.

Basic Inventory Management and warehousing knowledge.

Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with other hospital staff.          

Knowledge of Receipt and Distribution.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Receipt and Deliver accurate and efficient Inventory Management products within assigned areas.

Goods and services required to deliver patient care are available to clinical staff

Trust personnel convinced of the benefits of involving procurement personnel in supply chain and inventory management activity.

Maintain flexibility of service and deliver continuous improvement.


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • 5 GCSE or equivelant including Mathematics
Desirable criteria
  • 3 A levels including Mathematics


Essential criteria
  • Experience working in a supplies /warehouse role
Desirable criteria
  • Inventory Management experience


Essential criteria
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Desirable criteria
  • Excellent customer service skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matthew Henwood
Job title
Supply Chain Supervisor
Email address
Telephone number
01872 258085
Additional information

Matt Henwood 073850425403

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