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JELS, 2 Ruthvenfield Grove, Inveralmond Industrial Estate, Perth, PH1 3EE
£30,276 - £33,599 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week

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Job Description

Stores Manager, Perth PKC08326
£30,276 - £33,599
Joint Equipment Loan Store (JELS), Inveralmond, Perth
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Store Manager at the Joint Equipment Loan Service (JELS), part of the Perth & Kinross Health and Social Care Partnership. JELS provides a priority-driven delivery, fitting and collection service throughout Perth & Kinross; supplying equipment to meet the assessed needs of service users with physical disabilities, and acute and chronic illness. Your main purpose will be to provide comprehensive management support to JELS. Therefore, it is essential that you have excellent management skills, with the ability to lead and work as part of this busy team. You will have the opportunity to use your skills and experience in a range of management tasks, such as training and development, supervision, annual employee development discussion and their day to day performance. Experience of health & safety regulations is essential as you will be responsible for the health, safety and wellbeing of yourself and others, whilst ensuring the service operates within local and national guidance related to Health & Safety and Manual Handling etc. An understanding of effective infection control procedures with the ability to maintain and develop equipment refurbishment regimes would be advantageous. Having management skills related to the provision of an efficient, effective, and economic stores function is essential. You will also have the opportunity to showcase your skills relating to stock control and recording/ interrogating stock control databases as this is an essential part of the role. As such excellent numerical skills and attention to detail are essential. Part of the management role will be to ensure that the appropriate admin, refurb, and installation systems are in place, to maintain accurate and up-to-date records relating to ordering, provision, collection and refurbishment of community occupational health, nursing and physiotherapy and paediatric equipment. A knowledge of Occupational Therapy and Community Nursing Equipment would be advantageous.  We would love you to apply for this post if you are an enthusiastic and motivated individual who has the ability to manage, lead and work as part of a busy team.

The Individual

You should have the ability to work within established procedures and best practice guidelines, whilst being able to plan, organise and supervise activities in line with regulatory requirements. You should be confident with supporting collaborative and partnership working by engaging and working alongside other professionals, to support current and future roles of the services. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a customer focused approach and attitude is essential. You will promote positive values and anti-discriminatory, non-judgmental practice and treat colleagues and customers with dignity and respect in line with the Employee Code of Conduct and SSSC Codes of Practice. You should also have the ability to work within established procedures and best practice guidelines, whilst being able to plan, organise and supervise activities in line with regulatory requirements. You are required to be competent in a range of IT skills and quality assurance approaches. The ability to work on your own initiative, take instruction from senior management and issue instructions to other staff is a key aspect of the role. Moderate on-the-job experience is also required. The jobholder needs additional knowledge which would generally be acquired through further education for example Highers, SVQ2 or equivalent qualifications including in-house and external qualifications. A management qualification such as, SVQ4 in Management &; Leadership or equivalent is advantageous. A driving licence is desirable as on occasions you may need to support the delivery, fitting and collection aspects of the service, or undertake community-based supervision and performance management.  It is essential that you are based within the service, however an element of hybrid working is supported and can be discussed.
For further information, please contact Brian Kinnear on email 
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