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Date Added: Sat 18/11/2023

Receipt And Distribution Operative

Ashford, TN23, UK
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Job Type: Temporary, Full Time

Salary: £11.45 - £12.45/hour

Do you have experience within a Logistics or Supply Chain environment? Do you consider yourself an asset to a busy team? Are you based in or around Ashford?

We have a temporary role available within William Harvey Hospital. This role is ideal for someone with the ability to work independently and strong customer service, IT and data Entry skills.

The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting a stock management department within the NHS, where accuracy and consistency is compulsory.

Role: Receipt and Distribution Operative

Location: 100% site based at William Harvey Hospital, Kennington Rd, Willesborough, Ashford TN24 0LZ

Rate: £11.45ph Mon-Fri, £12.45ph Weekends and £22.90ph on Bank Holidays

Contract length: Initially until 31/01/2024

Shift Patterns: Full time hours, varied days on rota basis

Start: ASAP but dependent upon the passing of compliance checks (1-2 weeks)


Receipt, checking and distribution of goods, complying with procurement procedures
The use of manual handling equipment to move heavy loads
Prioritising and delivering temperature controlled items, and urgent items within agreed time frames
Managing own workload
Providing general office support as necessary
Process and file all relevant paperwork accurately and efficiently, ensuring compliance with all relevant suppliers procedures
Processing all returns of goods and equipment in accordance with agreed procedures
Using the Purchasing and Finance IT System (the System) for online order, distribution and enquiries
To use the System to identify correct delivery locations to problem solve receipt and delivery issues
Ensuring compliance with all appropriate Mandatory Training, including, but not limited to, Health and Safety, COSHH and Manual Handling regulations for receipt, storage, distribution and put away of goodsEssential requirements:

Good IT literacy and able to use a computer
Strong verbal and written communication skills
The ability to manage own workload and prioritise tasks independently
Excellent Customer Service skills
Comfortable handling heavy and bulky items and conducting Manual Handling
Minimum of GCSE C in English and Maths Desirable requirements:

Previous experience within a Supply Chain or Stores environment
Previous experience within a Logistics environment
Data Entry skills and experience Benefits:

Advice and editing on your current CV
Dedicated team throughout your journey within the role
Paid holiday
Exclusive online services including restaurant and retail discounts
Chance to receive £300* for referring a friend
Opportunity for progression into permanent roles
Competitive rates of pay Does this role sound interesting? Apply today and a member of the team will be in contact if you meet our requirements.

All applicants are subject to vetting checks including but not limited to: Right to work check, DBS check and reference check.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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