Maternity Cover - P/T Prison Services Assistant

HMP Greenock
B
£17,212 - £18,871 pro rata
Closing date
24/04/2019, 23:55
Part Time
Part-Time
14.5 hrs per week
The post holder will provide an effective and efficient service to the prisoner population, including processing prisoner wages, collating and processing orders, stock management and producing reports.
Responsibilities
Collate and input prisoner wages, purchases and telephone transactions on established computerised system.
Collate, pack and distribute items ordered by prisoners, ensuring orders are accurately processed and sufficient funds are available.
Contribute towards maintaining an effective stock management system and carry out weekly reconciliation of stock to ensure that stock systems balance.
Collection of sundry purchases from local businesses, ensuring all orders are accurately processed and distributed and there are sufficient funds available in prisoners’ personal accounts.
Receive and check delivery of goods and physically transfer goods to the stock area. Manual handling will be required.
Provide support to the procurement/stores function and other admin areas as required.
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 two National 5 (or equivalent) qualifications including English and Mathematics or relevant stores/retail experience (ESSENTIAL)
Must hold a valid driving licence (ESSENTIAL)
Experience Requirements
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office packages (ESSENTIAL)
Knowledge of stock control (DESIRABLE)
Knowledge Skills Requirements
Ability to effectively prioritise workload to meet departmental and organisational deadlines (ESSENTIAL)
Ability to work individually and as part of a team (ESSENTIAL)
Good numerical skills and the ability to analyse, interpret and report on a range of information (ESSENTIAL)
Ability to identify and resolve problems and make effective decisions within the scope of the role (ESSENTIAL)
Final Stage Interview
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