Canteen Assistant x 2

HMP Glenochil
Closing date
06/06/2023, 11:00
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
The post holder will work in a small team within the Finance department, processing prisoner orders via a “bag and tag” system. The post includes processing prisoner canteen requests which include picking, tilling and delivering goods. Manual handling is an essential element of the post and appropriate training and PPE will be provided. This post contributes significantly to the operational stability of the establishment
Carrying out weekly stock counts, ensuring that the stock systems balance
Picking and processing all prisoner canteen and sundry requests through the till system within set deadlines
Collating and inputting prisoner wages on computerised system as required.
Ensuring that stock and wages systems balance, interrogating and addressing any discrepancies
Other duties as defined by Stores & Procurement 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

Minimum of 2 Standard Grades (at Grade 3 or above) including Mathematics/English or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Experience Requirements

Competent in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook etc.


Knowledge Skills Requirements

Well-developed written and oral communication skills across a wide range of media, including email and telephone


Ability to prioritise workload to meet strict timescales and the operational requirements of the establishment


Excellent numerical skills with a focus on attention to detail


Ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible approach


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