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Purchasing Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

This is a permanent position, working within the Community Care Purchasing team providing county wide cover.  It is an exciting role for a confident, proactive and positive individual, working within Adult Social Care. The role will involve a wide range of purchasing tasks that involve arranging domiciliary care packages for older people and people with physical disabilities, and requires excellent administration, organisational and communication skills. You will be able to deal with issues of a confidential and sensitive nature appropriately. You will be confident in communicating regularly with domiciliary care agencies, staff, clients, managers and professionals, and prioritise your work.


You will have excellent IT skills as tasks include inputting, updating, modifying and retrieving data on systems and running reports. The ability to problem-solve is essential as there is a need to investigate and resolve payment queries. You will be confident, flexible, able to work well within a busy team and prioritise your workload. You will be able to travel around the county in a timely manner if required. Full induction and training will be given. 

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

Interviews will take place on week commencing the 17/10/22 .


Contact Details

For any further information contact Holly Bourke, Community Care Purchasing Senior, on 03000 412979

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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