Lead Clinical Procurement Nurse

Job ID: 800553
Location: TBC, Carmarthen
Category: Procurement
Salary: 31,697 to 41,787 per annum negotiable
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Job Reference: 120-NMR850-0717

Employer:NHS Wales Shared Services PartnershipDepartment:ProcurementLocation:TBC, CarmarthenSalary:31,697 to 41,787 per annum

NWSSP thrives to deliver the mission statement 'to enable the delivery of world class public services across Wales through customer focus, collaboration and innovation'.
NWSSP aims be recognised as a world class Shared Service through the excellence of our people, our services and our processes.

To achieve this, organisational leaders, managers and staff will be supported to develop the skills and qualities to ensure that the organisational values are fully embedded and demonstrated:

- Listening and Learning - to continuously improve the quality, effectiveness and efficiency of all we do.

- Working Together - with colleagues, customers and suppliers.

- Taking Responsibility - for decisions and making things happen

- Innovating - to encourage continuous improvement
Gwahoddir ymgeiswyr i wneud cais yn Gymraeg, ni fydd unrhyw gais a gyflwynir drwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg yn cael ei drin yn llai ffafriol na cheisiadau a wneir yn y Saesneg
All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English
If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email, this will come from the Recruitment email address Recruitment.ServiceSE@wales.nhs.uk
By submitting your application, you are giving your permission to the following:
* Receiving your conditional appointment letter via email, which will contain personal information, e.g. your name, address, job details, salary scale
* Some elements of your Electronic Staff Record transferring to other workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within the Organisation
* Recruitment checking your Professional Registration online, where applicable

With effect from 1st April 2017 points 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on AfC Pay Band 1 and Pay Band 2 will be adjusted to 16,523 to reflect the incorporation of the living wage 8.45 per hour.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Lead Nurse within the Procurement Team at Hywel Dda Health Board. This post will provide Procurement Services with the clinical expertise and support required to standardise and rationalise the range of medical and surgical products currently used within the Health Board. Provide a visible, authoritative and effective leadership, liaison and interface between clinicians from a broad range of professional groups and Procurement services, promoting the procurement of appropriate clinically acceptable products which facilitate improved patient outcomes and represent best Value for Money. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to take responsibility, work on their own initiative and develop effective working relationships at all levels. Candidates must also have significant nursing experience in a senior leadership role and staff management. To be successful in this role you will have a resilient personality, with a track record of delivering creative and innovative solutions. A key priority will be the ability to manage a number of projects at any one time, prioritising as required.
Candidates should be customer focused and understand the importance of acquiring value for money. Applicants must be able to travel extensively to undertake the duties of the post at various sites.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post

Closing date: 15th August 2017

For further details / informal visits contact:
Paul Buckingham
01267 227937

NWSSP reserve the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

We are committed to flexible working and equal opportunities. Posts may be subject to a DBS check. We operate a non-smoking policy.

When applying for this post it is essential that you read the Job Description and Person Specification (where available) and demonstrate how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the requirements of the person specification. Only candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted.
All appointments for those joining or re-joining the NHS will be made at the bottom of the pay scale unless previous reckonable NHS service or experience can be evidenced and approved through the Incremental Credit Policy.

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* to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation;
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Full time 37.5 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:7Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Procurement

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:15/08/2017

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