Vacancy Type: Permanent

Location: HMP & YOI Grampian

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

Salary: £21,638 (pro rata)

Closing Date: 2022-10-02

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

Job Purpose:
To provide an administration service within the remit of the Prisoner Activities and Services function at HMP & YOI Grampian, Peterhead. This will include the effective delivery of administrative, clerical and IT support, completing tasks in line with SPS guidelines, practices, procedures and security standards.


Input and update of  Prisoner Activity Data onto the SPS Prisoner Resource System (PR2).

Monitor and update Prisoner of data for Admissions, Transfers and Liberations within the Establishment.

Oversight and assurance of Prisoner wage payments. Ensuring all databases are kept current, accurate and that the process for prisoners receiving weekly wages runs smoothly,  within SPS policy and with the minimum of errors or discrepancies.

Responsibility for general administrative duties within the area, filing and resource procurement oversight.

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

ESSENTIAL – Minimum of 2 National 5 Awards including English, Maths or Arithmetic or equivalent relevant qualifications.

Experience Requirements

ESSENTIAL – Experience within an administrative function.

ESSENTIAL – Experience of processing data and ensuring accuracy of information.

Knowledge Skills Requirements

ESSENTIAL – Excellent written and oral communication skills.
ESSENTIAL – Excellent IT skills including Microsoft applications including Outlook and Word.
ESSENTIAL – The ability to prioritise workloads and work to deadlines.

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

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