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Job Title: Clinical Nurse Advisor

Location: London

Type: Fixed Term

Salary: £37,000 – £44,000

Start Date: (TBD)

Description: NHS Supply Chain are recruiting for a Clinical Nurse Advisor to cover the south-central region of England. You will be working as part of a wider team to support procurement partners in the NHS to assist in the delivery of savings. Being responsible for engaging with stakeholders and providing guidance and support to clinicians to review products.

What does a Clinical Nurse Advisor do at NHS Supply Chain?

Provides clinical guidance on product performance and cost to support clinicians in product selection

Engage stakeholders to support procurement partners and promote NHS Supply Chain

Sets up governance mechanisms to enable customers to run effective clinical evaluation to drive and implement savings opportunities.

Is the face of Supply Chain and provides unbiased opinion and updates on products.

Work collaboratively with wider Account Management team to best support procurement partners in the NHS.

What skills, qualifications and qualities do I need to be successful?

You will have to have experience of working as a clinical nurse, managing a variety of stakeholders and providing opinion and guidance on NHS Supply Chain products.

To ensure that you can provide appropriate guidance you will need extensive knowledge of the supplier/Category Tower market and wider stakeholder groups.

Experience of working in multi-supplier service environments gained within NHS industry

In return for your passion, enthusiasm and hard work you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits package, consisting of:

Performance led annual bonus scheme

27 days holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase up to an additional 5 days

Generous contributory pension scheme (up to 12% of your salary)

Flexible benefits scheme – you will be able to choose from a variety of benefits such Life Insurance, Critical Illness Cover, Income Protection, Health Cash Plan, Dental Insurance and additional pension contributions that suit you

3 days paid Volunteering Leave

Access to the Blue Light Card and NHS Discounts

Flexible working options

National Annual season ticket purchase scheme

Eye Care vouchers

Employee Assistance Programme

NHS Supply Chain, who are we?

We are part of the NHS family, managing more than 8 million orders per year across 94,000 order points and 17,465 locations. We deliver over 28 million lines of picked goods to the NHS annually and our systems consolidate orders from over 930 suppliers. We proudly deliver supply chain excellence and best value to NHS customers and patients through innovation, service and clinical expertise.

Our customers are at the centre of everything we do, we will ensure we continue to deliver the products and services needed by the NHS, both now and in the future. Our priorities for 2021/2022 focuses on the following areas:

Customer : we will anchor our business on the needs of the NHS by supporting NHS trusts to deliver safe and excellent patient care and through continuing to build the services the NHS needs.

Resilient : we will further strengthen the resilience of our supply chain by continuing to invest in key tools and capacity that build resilience and performance, across the end to end supply chain.

Safe: we will deliver clinically assured, safe products that support improved outcomes for patients and users.

Sustainable : we are committed to supporting the NHS objective of becoming the world’s first net carbon zero national health system through reducing single use plastics, supporting the circular economy, reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and improving human rights and labour standards.

Efficient: we will ensure we have a high performing workforce and highly efficient organisation.

Supply Chain Coordination Limited acts as the management function for the NHS Supply Chain. By 2023/2024, we aim to save the NHS £2.4bn by leveraging the scale of the NHS to drive savings and provide a standardised range of quality assured clinical products.

Other Information

SCCL is a not an NHS organisation, you will join on SCCL terms and conditions.

NHS Supply Chain is an equal opportunities employer

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