Stores Assistant

Uttoxeter | Other


Location: HMP Dovegate 

Permanent / Full Time  

£22,922 per annum + Excellent Corporate Benefits Package 


We are looking for a Stores Assistant join us at HMP Dovegate - a Category B adult male facility near Uttoxeter, Staffordshire where we care for up to 1160 male adult prisoners over the age of 21 serving a range of sentences including trial, remand, those awaiting sentence and convicted men serving long and short-term sentences. 


You will join a close knit, friendly team who hold overall responsibility for the supervision of all stores related activities at HMP Dovegate; this includes but is not limited to timely provision of stores across the contract, stock management, forecasting of parts usage and associated purchasing to ensure availability when required, and ensuring all work is conducted in line with health and safety policies and legislation. 


You must have excellent administration skills and good knowledge of Microsoft packages as a lot of the role is computer based but it is also imperative that you are an all-round communicator, confident engaging with others and building relationships. This is a very busy role, within a demanding function of the site - you will need to be willing to complete daily manual handling and show flexibility and commitment with varying tasks including: 


  • To be trained and competent in SAP, SRM & Guided Buying. 

  • Manage a company credit card and orders. 

  • Assist with the maintenance of stock levels, rotation and the general upkeep of the stores. 


What you'll need to do the role 


To carry out this role successfully, you will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and prepared to undertake training of SAP/SRM. 


You will enjoy working as part of a team with a hands on approach and have recent administration experience. 


Why Serco 


Meaningful and vital work - The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services to keep people safe. 


A world of opportunity - Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways. 


Great people - We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment.  


What we offer 


  • Opportunities to participate in an overtime scheme 

  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion 

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme 

  • Serco Benefits package - discounts include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

  • A safe and supportive culture 

  • The chance to make a positive difference 

  • Free on site parking 

  • Use of on site gym 

  • Subsidised meals 


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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31/03/2023 02:57:00
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