Stores/Warehouse Assistant

HMP Edinburgh
B
£18,245-£20,004
Closing date
25/11/2019, 23:55
Normal Office Hours
Full-Time - 37 Hours
Thepost holder will provide an effective and efficient shopping and sundry provision service to the prisoner population within strict deadlines. They will accurately collate and process individual orders and deliver the orders within the prison. This is a physically demanding role and manual handling duties will be required.
Responsibilities
Deliver an effective and efficient internal shopping service timeously by accurately picking, scanning and packing individual provision orders.
Contribute towards an effective stock management system (weekly/ monthly physical stock checks) by reconciling stock reports and interrogating any discrepancies when they are identified.
Deliver shopping and sundry items to prisoners’ accommodation areas.
Process prisoner shop order sheets through the computerised records software (EPOS system).
Collect Newspaper/Magazines from front of house and deliver to the prisoner accommodation areas.
Receive, check and store weekly stock delivery
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 Standard Grades, including English and Mathematics, at Grade 3 or above or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

ESSENTIAL

Experience Requirements

Sound knowledge and experience of stock control and delivery

ESSENTIAL

Competent in the use of Microsoft Packages, including Excel, Word, Outlook etc.

ESSENTIAL

Knowledge Skills Requirements

Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills

ESSENTIAL

Ability to prioritise workload to meet departmental and organisational deadlines

ESSENTIAL

Ability to work individually and as part of a team

ESSENTIAL

Good numeracy skills and compare a range of information

ESSENTIAL

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