Warehouse Assistant (part time) at HMP & YOI Grampian

HMP & YOI Grampian
£18,975 to £20,805 (pro rata)
Closing date
15/07/2020, 23:55
Part Time

To provide the support to the Procurement and Stores function within HMP & YOI Grampian. The post holder will be responsible for an efficient service loading / off-loading deliveries from external suppliers and delivering goods in a luton van to the Residential areas within the establishment. This is a physically demanding role and manual handling duties will be required.

Responsible for ensuring the Stores in the Procurement and Canteen areas of the establishment are tidy and comply with Health & Safety policies.
Responsible for ensuring all items delivered to the establishment are off – loaded, reconciled with delivery paperwork, recorded and secured in the stores area.
Driving duties involving the use of a Luton van for delivery / off-loading of goods and collection of goods to residential areas.
To provide an effective issue, receipt, and recording of stock as required in accordance with SPS audit and policy requirements.
To assist in delivering an internal shopping service to the prisoners by means of a ‘Bag & Tag’ system, making up of prisoners orders from the canteen stock and delivering to Residential areas.
To collate, record and manually deliver prisoner purchases to the Residential areas. This task may involve the collection of goods from local suppliers.
Person Specification

SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Behavioural Competency Framework. This identifies behaviours and standards required both of applicants seeking to join us, and our staff in their respective roles. Assessment of specific behaviours, of which there are twelve, will be determined by the role you are applying for. Whilst it is unlikely you will be assessed on all of them , you will be assessed on these identified as key to role.

Qualifications Requirements

Minimum 2 National 5 (or  equivalent) qualifications, including English and Mathematics or Arithmetic  or relevant experience gained in a similar role and/or relevant warehouse/stock experience.


Experience Requirements

Experience of Microsoft Office (provide examples)


Knowledge Skills Requirements

Full clean UK Driving Licence, including classification re: Luton Van


Manual Handling Ability to lift weights to 13 Kg


Ability to work to tight deadlines whilst under pressure (provide examples)


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This opportunity is closed to applications.