General Assistant

HMP Shotts
£18,245 - £20,004 pro-rata
Closing date
04/10/2019, 17:00
Part Time
20 hours

The post holder will provide and effective and efficient service to the prisoner population within strict deadlines and within the parameters of the SPS Finance Policy.

Working pattern will be Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 2.30pm.

Assist in processing financial transactions through PR2 (Prisoner Records System) for prisoner wage payments, sundry purchases and canteen purchases.
Assist in ordering, receiving and stocktaking in canteen shop area and sundry stock.
Picking and processing all prisoner canteen and sundry requests through the till system within set deadlines.
Assist in ensuring accurate reconciliations for all PR2 and Pin Phone use and transactions processed.
Inputting handed in and sent in prisoners personal cash and ensuring that correct balances are passed to the cashier at the end of the day. Also processing all local purchases and ensuring they balance.
As part of a multi-functional team you will be required to perform other tasks/ relief cover as specified by Accounts Manager.
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
A minimum of 2 National 5 qualifications, including English and Maths or equivalent qualifications. ESSENTIAL
Experience Requirements
Knowledge and experience of stock control. ESSENTIAL
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word, Outlook etc ESSENTIAL
Knowledge Skills Requirements
Ability to prioritise workloads to meet departmental deadlines ESSENTIAL
Experience of working on your own initiative and as part of a team ESSENTIAL
Ability to analyse, interpret and report on a range of information ESSENTIAL
Excellent communication and inter-personal skills ESSENTIAL
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This opportunity is closed to applications.