Receipt & Distribution Centre Co-Ordinator | Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,383 per annum, pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Prescot, L35 5DR
Company: St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6254150/409-6254150

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The role involves working as part of the Receipt & Distribution Centre Team this role is to help assist in the recording and distribution of goods delivered to the Trust.

The vacancy is for 7.5 hours per week - equivalent to 1 day. We can discuss with successful candidate but are seeking to have someone work either Monday, Friday or a split across both of those days.

Interview date: 11th June 2024
• Checking all orders that are delivered to ensure they are in suitable condition
• Recording the delivery and ensuring they are distributed efficiently and correctly utilising systems.
• To co-ordinate the receipt of goods, including the recording of receipts onto an electronic receipting system and preparation of paperwork for delivery of goods to point of use.

The Secretary of State has approved the partnership betweenSt Helens & Knowsley and Southport & Ormskirk Hospitals.

From 1stJuly we have come together as a single organisation under the name Mersey & West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

The Trust delivers acute hospital care, intermediate care, community, and primary care services to a population of over 600,000 people with a combined workforce of around 9000 dedicated and skilled staff from 17 locations including Whiston, Southport & Formby, St Helens, Ormskirk and Newton hospitals.

The Trust provides regional services for burns, plastic surgery and spinal injuries to more than 4 million people across Mersey and West Lancashire, Cheshire, the Isle of Man and North Wales.

Our Vision is to deliver 5 Star Patient Care:

· CARE that is evidence based, high quality and compassionate

· ​​​​​​SAFETY that is of the highest standards

· COMMUNICATION that is open, inclusive and respectful

· SYSTEMS that are efficient, patient centred and reliable

· PATHWAYS that are best practice and embedded, but also respect the individual needs of patients

Our achievements include:
• Trust rated Outstanding by CQC Inspection August 2018
• Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers & Health Service Journal)
• Awarded National Preceptorship Accreditation (2023) for our Nursing & AHP Preceptorship Programme

• The post holder will be expected to perform a range of duties within defined procedures including the provision of information from records or computer systems using office machines as appropriate
• The post holder will be subject to periodic supervised advice and support will be immediately available from a manager should it be required
• Responsible for the satisfactory receipt of goods into the Receipt and Distribution Centre
• Responsible for providing a customer focused service to wards and departments who have any queries relating to receipt and distribution of goods.

• the post holder will be responsible for the receipt of goods into the R.D.C from supplier
• Responsible for identifying any damage and reporting such damage to the appropriate buyer
• Carrying out detailed checks to ensure that the goods correspond with what has been ordered. Reporting any discrepancies to purchasing staff or NHS Supply Chain via appropriate computer programme
• Responsible for re-packing the goods for redistribution to the customer and ensuring that supplies are appropriately identified for distribution staff to deliver to the customer
• Prepare the internal distribution receipt which will accompany the goods and which the customer will sign when supplies reach their destination. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring that receipts are filed in a logical sequence for future reference should the document be needed to confirm proof of delivery to the customer
• Advise wards and departments as requested of the delivery status of goods and procedures for return of goods
• Provide cover for staff absence as required.
• Responsibility for implementation of Trust policies which have a relevance to duties and in particular Health and Safety
• Any other duties as assigned by the Head of Purchasing & Supply.

• To ensure all training is up to date and Health and Safety policies followed

This advert closes on Tuesday 4 Jun 2024

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