Part- Time Mail Assistant

HMP Greenock
£18,245 - £20,004 pro rata
Closing date
28/01/2020, 12:00
Part Time
16.25 per week - working a 2 week rolling shift pattern. Week 1 - Monday, Thursday and Friday 9.15am - 14.45pm. Week 2 - Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9.15am- 14.45pm.
To ensure the effective and efficient management of all mail items for the establishment in line with SPS Policy and Standard Operating Procedures.
To attend the front of house area in order to collect all mail delivered to the establishment and transport to the designated secure area.
Correctly identify and sort all mail into relevant categories i.e. confidential, general and damaged. Count and confirm Royal Mail Special and Recorded Delivery mail.
Complete relevant inventory sheets and maintain accurate records for all mail processes as per standard operating procedures.
Conduct secondary assurance screening of all mail through x-ray machine.
Operate the Agents Visits Booking line at the specified times.
Comply with other duties deemed necessary, which are commensurate with grade.
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 at Grade C or above (including English & Maths/Arithmetic) or equivalent qualifications or administration experience. ESSENTIAL
Experience Requirements
Competent in MS office packages (including Microsoft Word and Excel). ESSENTIAL
Knowledge Skills Requirements
Good communication skills at all organisational levels. ESSENTIAL
Ability to effectively prioritise workload to meet departmental and organisational deadlines. ESSENTIAL
Ability to use Information and Communication Technologies as effective business tools. ESSENTIAL
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills. ESSENTIAL
Final Stage Interview
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