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Job Title: Purchasing Specialist

Location: Bodmin

Type: Permanent

Salary: £27 – £30k pa pro rata

Start Date: (TBD)


Description: Want to make a real difference? You couldn’t be in better company.

An exciting new role has been created at Smile Together Dental CIC, working within our Finance team, to support our continuing business growth and development.

Reporting to our Finance Director, this position will suit someone who has a demonstrable track record in purchasing and procurement, who is used to working at a senior influential level and is passionate about sustainability and the environment.

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):


Being responsible for purchasing activity across the whole organisation including the procurement of all clinical and non-clinical supplies  Developing an effective and efficient procurement policy framework and processes which are agile and flexible to the needs of corporate and special project requirements  Developing and implementing a sustainable purchasing approach which balances quality, cost and environmental objectives alongside effective supply chain management


It’s never been a more exciting time to join us – we’re having a major impact in the South West and we’re different!

Our package includes:


£27-30k per annum (pro rata if not working full time)

27 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays each year (pro rata)  Access to company pension  Dedicated training via our Smile Together Training Academy  A friendly support network with an induction colleague assigned to assist your transition to our company  Workforce benefits package  Annual flu vaccination alongside a range of health and wellbeing support and resources  Outstanding work life balance in a beautiful part of the country  Opportunity to become a shareholder and have a genuine voice in our employee-owned business


We’re a committed and friendly team that puts our people and patients first – join us in providing a valued dental service in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity please contact Lesa Annear, Finance Director on 07376 556761 or email lesa.annear@nhs.net  Application deadline – Monday 1 March 2021  Initial telephone interviews will be held 3 / 4 March 2021  Assessment day for shortlisted applicants will be held on 10 March 2021