Prisoner Services Assistants

HMP Edinburgh
Closing Date
02/06/2023, 12:00
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
The post holder will provide an effective and efficient shopping and sundry provision service to the prisoner population within strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment. They will accurately collate and process individual orders, via a bagging & tagging operation and delivering the orders to residential areas. The post holder may be required to cover the Prisoner Wages Admin Assistant as highlighted by management.  
Contribute to the delivery of an effective and efficient grocery/shopping service in accordance to agreed timescales.  The post holder will be required to undertake manual handling duties on a daily basis, in a warehouse type vicinity.
Check canteen sheets for accuracy and process orders through an electronic point of sale system
Accurately pick, charge on till and seal prisoners canteen orders in preparation to deliver to residential areas within strict deadlines.
Receive and check weekly stock delivery and input onto stock management software. Effective stock management, rotation and including physical stock check.
Collect Newspaper/Magazines from front of house and deliver to the prisoner accommodation areas.
As part of a multi-functional team you will be require to perform other tasks/ relief cover as specified by the Deputy Finance Manager.
Person Specification
SPS recruitment and selection practice is based on the fundamentals of our Competencies for Success 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 eight, 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 those identified as key to role.
Qualification Requirements
Minimum of two National 5 (or equivalent) qualifications, including English and Mathematics or relevant experience. Essential 
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Requirements
Knowledge and experience of stock control and delivery.  Essential 
Competent in the use of Microsoft Packages. Essential 
Behaviour Requirements
Listen & Communicate
Plan & Organise
Relationships & Collaboration
Accountability & Initiative
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This opportunity is closed to applications.