Vacancy Type: Permanent

Location: HMP Shotts

Pay Band: Please refer to full job description on SPS career site

Salary: £26,567

Closing Date: 2024-07-25

Hours of Work: Please refer to full job description on SPS career site

Job Purpose:
The post holder will provide an effective and efficient service to the prisoner population within strict deadlines and within the parameters of the SPS Finance Policy.They will be responsible for sundry requests to set deadlines and assisting in maintaining and delivering accurate prisoner canteen/ shop orders.


Collate, input and charge prisoners for weekly purchases and sundry orders using PR2 and Microsoft Office systems.

Weekly reconciliation of sundry items

Assist in carrying out weekly stock ordering and stock checks using a computerised stock system

Assist in processing financial transactions through PR2 for prisoner wage payments, phone credit and canteen purchases.

Assist in the PPC and Bag & Tag functions.

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

Knowledge Skills Requirements

Competent in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook etc. ESSENTIAL
Excellent numerical skills with a focus on attention to detail. ESSENTIAL
Ability to prioritise workload to meet strict timescales and the operational requirements of the establishment. ESSENTIAL
Ability to work as part of a team, with a flexible approach. ESSENTIAL

Selection Methods Please refer to full job description on SPS career site.

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