Stores Officer

Location: Liverpool, Liverpool |
Salary: £18,785.90 |
Posted: 10 Jun 2021 |
Closes: 24 Jun 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10060

Role Responsibility:

Stores Officer

G4S Custody & Rehabilitation Services

HMP Altcourse, Liverpool, L9 7LH

Salary: £18,785.90 per annum

Permanent - Full Time (40 hours per week)

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.


Within Custody and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP Altcourse, a category B local prison, in Fazakerly Liverpool, holding over 1200 adult male offenders.


We are looking for a motivated Stores Officer to ensure goods are received, stored and distributed correctly and the prison stores are maintained to the highest standard at all times.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in ensuring that day to day stock control takes place so that appropriate stock levels are maintained.
  • Operate a computer based stock control system so that correct data is recorded in a timely fashion and available as required.
  • Transport stock items to the required location so that items are available for timely use.
  • Document accurately all work carried out in accordance with the company systems and procedures.
  • Dispose of damaged stock appropriately so that health and safety requirements are met.
  • Ensure the maintenance of security within the prison environment by compliance with security instructions.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills:

  • Full Driving Licence


Desirable Skills: 

  • Fork Lift Truck licence
  • Experience in manual and/or computerised stock control systems


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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