Stores Manager

      If you are looking to…

      Develop your career in a forward-thinking and fast-moving environment
      Benefit from shared learning and training opportunities
      Join a nationwide clinical community of mobility specialists

      Then Opcare might be for you!

      Opcare, part of the Ability Matters Group, is the largest supplier of prosthetic, orthotic and wheelchair services to the NHS and private sector in the UK and Ireland. As a company we aim to continuously improve the services we deliver and develop those who work for us.

      We have an exciting opportunity for a Stores Manager at our Manchester Prosthetic & Orthotic centre.

      We take pride in providing patients with an industry leading service to enhance their ability so we are looking for positive and dynamic people to join us and deliver on this commitment.

      We are a growing company and have an excellent record of people progressing within the organisation and therefore welcome applications from ambitious individuals who are looking to further their career.

      Job Summary

      To motivate & lead the Stores Team for the Opcare Manchester Prosthetic & Orthotics Services. Ensuing effective stock management processes are in place to achieve minimal stock loss, both on site & across 3 satellite services that sit with local NHS facilities across Manchester, including Manchester Royal Infirmary & Trafford General Hospital. This will also include regular site visits across the satellite services to complete stock takes and liaising with NHS partners. Working closely with the clinical team and NHS partners to ensure stock levels are accurate and meet the needs of each service. Ensuring orders of all components/devices required by the services are received in a timely manner. Managing goods in & out within the stores environment, whilst maintaining correct stock levels and strong goods management.

      Responsibilities & Tasks:

      • Line management responsibility of Stores Team.
      • Responsible for effective stock control, across 4 sites of the Manchester Service, to ensure avoidance of stock loss.
      • Responsible for ensuring regular completion of stock takes across all sites.
      • Working with various head office team to ensure on time delivery of patient orders.
      • Responsible for overseeing and managing booking in and out processes for all Orthotic & Prosthetic patients, meeting relevant KPIs.
      • Driving continuous improvement with the prosthetic workshop and the Stores Team to ensure timely delivery of goods to patients.
      • Ensuring relevant Quality processes are followed in line with IOS Standard.

      Person Specification:

      • Strong leadership skills.
      • Good IT skills including Excel and Word.
      • Analytical skills.
      • Customer service skills.
      • Warehouse and stock management experience.
      • Positive person with can do attitude who thrives on continuous improvement.
      • Strong work ethic.
      • Ability to build and maintain excellent working relationships internally and externally.
      • Able to prioritise, plan and organise efficiently and work with multiple conflicting priorities.
      • Sound judgement and ability to make sound appropriate decisions quickly and effectively in complex situations.
      • Ability to build and develop effective working relationships with stakeholders and multi-disciplinary teams.

      If you would like to apply, please email a copy of your CV to

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