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Main area
Clinical Procurement
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Employer type
Dewi Sant Hospital
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
07/07/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Lead Clinical Procurement Nurse

Band 7

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership’s Strategic vision, is Adding Value through Partnership, Innovation and Excellence.

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership welcomes applications from people who share our values:

  • Listening and learning
  • Working together
  • Taking responsibility
  • Innovating


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Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh. Any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English



Job overview


An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Lead Clinical Procurement Nurse working with the Procurement Team at Cwm Taf University Health Board. This post will provide local Procurement Services with the clinical expertise and support required to implement All Wales Medical and Clinical contracts, standardise and rationalise the range of medical and surgical products  and lead on supply chain improvements within the Health Board.Ensuring a value based healthcare approach to procurement , focusing on adding value to improve patient outcomes.

Main duties of the job

You will provide visible, authoritative and effective leadership, liaison and interface between clinicians from a broad range of professional groups and Procurement.  You will work with clinical stakeholders to ensure procurement of appropriate and clinically acceptable products which facilitate improved patient outcomes whilst also representing best value.  You will also lead on Value Based Procurement projects for Cwm Taf uhb.  You should be able to demonstrate the ability to take responsibility, work on your own initiative and develop effective working relationships at all levels and disciplines.We offer a modern agile working environment and will provide all the IT equipment and support to enable this.The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. Candidates must hold a Nursing registration and significant nursing experience in a senior leadership role and staff management.Candidates should be customer focused and understand the importance of acquiring value for money.Applicants will be required to travel between sites across the Health Board and beyond in a timely manner.

Working for our organisation

At NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership we have high standards and expect everyone to embrace our values of Listening & Learning, Working Together, Taking Responsibility & Innovating, whilst ensuring trust, honesty and compassion are implicit in everything that we do.

We are adaptable, agile and flexible and pride ourselves on being a learning organisation - one where it is safe to make mistakes, where blame is replaced by opportunity, learning and improvement.  Innovation is built into everything that we do.

We recognise our people regularly and have an Appreciation Station, to encourage staff to applaud exemplary behaviour in one another, alongside an Annual Staff Recognition Award ceremony aligned to our values.

We respect and value our people and strive for a culture of compassion and inclusivity.  We are a bilingual organisation, and we have a team of Change Champions who advocate ‘This is Our NWSSP’ our principal change programme. Similarly, PROUD is our new staff network welcoming LGBT+ colleagues and allies to come together in a safe space for discussions, event planning and the opportunity to build supportive networks.

We have a comprehensive benefits package where there is something for everyone, supporting health, engagement and wellbeing and includes an Employee Assistance Programme. We have 30 Mental Health First Aiders and work in partnership with local and national organisations to ensure the well-being and resilience of our people.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Meets the requirements to be able to work in the UK
  • Have at least 5 years nursing experience
  • Up to date full nursing registration
Desirable criteria
  • Minimum of 10 years nursing experience across multi disciplines
  • Welsh speaker
  • Excellent working knowledge of Welsh NHS


Essential criteria
  • Educated to degree level, ideally in Nursing
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of change management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Esther Price
Job title
Head of Procurement CTMuhb
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Additional information

Please contact initially via email and if required a telephone contact will be provided.