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Purchasing Officer

19004860 Requisition #
| Starting salary £20,222 per annum | Permanent Full Time, 37 hours per week |

The Adults Purchasing Team are looking to recruit a Purchasing Officer. You will be required to purchase Care and Support in the Home services for vulnerable adults (following KCC purchasing protocols). The main service being Supporting Independence Service (SIS).

You will be working to support all Adult Social Services, with the main focus on the Learning Disability and Mental Health teams, therefore a working knowledge of the needs of vulnerable adults is essential.

You will need to have good IT and organisational skills, and be able to input information accurately and efficiently on excel, client systems and on other databases. You will also be required to problem solve. You will need excellent communication skills and be able to work with a range of people at all levels.

Experience of working with vulnerable adults is not essential.

This post is considered by KCC to be a customer-facing position. The Council therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English/Welsh sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the Job Description/Person Specification.

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We offer you supervision and training, and the opportunity to develop skills to help you progress.

To view and download the job description and person specification for this role please click here.

For further information on this role please contact Sharon Barnes on 03000 415231.

Interview date(s): 4th November 2019

Closing date: 24th October 2019

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