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Shop Assistant

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    Facility / Cleaning

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    1 day ago

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Job Description

Job objectives and responsibilities

· Organise and run the shop ensuring stock items and levels meet customer demand, providing a welcoming and positive customer experience

Main duties

  1. Organise and manage personally allocated area of work related to the smooth running of the shop so that the work is completed effectively and efficiently.

  2. Welcome and serve all customers in a timely manner to ensure the smooth running of the shop area.

  3. Process orders as required in line with customer demand and company procedures, including arranging collection and delivery of ordered items, to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained at all times.

  4. Refill the kiosks within the Centre as and when required but at least on a daily basis to ensure adequate supplies are available.

  5. Deal with cash in a safe and secure manner adhering to company procedures at all times.

  6. Create and maintain manual and computer records and files such that records are up to date and information can be accessed readily.

  7. Complete documentation in a timely manner consistent with company standards of efficiency and accuracy.Use, handle, transport and store equipment and materials securely and correctly at all times to ensure a safe and secure environment.

  8. Undertake emergency out of hours call outs as required to maintain the centre facilities.

  9. Notify relevant staff of stock levels so that the availability of materials is maintained.

  10. Undertake all notifications of change to the establishment ensuring compliance with the relevant standards.

Candidate Description

We're looking for people to create a brand new team based at our new Immigration Removal Centre (IRC), as part of our newly acquired contract. Individuals will have experience in relating to people that may be agitated or confused by their circumstances and are able to interact and assist potentially vulnerable individuals whilst in our care. Empathy and resilience are key attributes for this role.

You will be passionate about delivering a great service in a sensitive manner, along with good communication skills and a team player. The ability to remain calm under pressure and experience in problem solving would also be advantageous to developing your career within Care and Custody., Person Specification


· Numeracy skills

· Positive, patient and caring style of customer service


· Previous relevant experience would be an advantage

Health and Safety responsibilities

· Follow Group and company policies and procedures at all times

· Adhere to agreed outreach methods and risk assessment to ensure own personal safety dealing with service users

· Report any apparent deficiencies in systems of work or equipment provided that may result in failure of service delivery or risk to health and safety or the environment

· Use all work equipment and personal PPE properly and in accordance with training received.

Employer Description

Mitie, Care & Custody are delighted to announce the opening of the 2nd only female Short Stay Immigration Removal Centre in the UK.

Our philosophy at Mitie is all about delivering brilliant service to the people in our care and creating great training, development, and career opportunities for the people we employ. We support our people every step of the way, developing your skills to professionally deliver this rewarding, sometimes challenging role with integrity and respect., At Mitie we know that 'our diversity makes us stronger'. We're committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive and be their best every day. We are very proud of our rich and diverse culture and backgrounds. Our diversity creates ideas and insights. Everyone at Mitie has a voice and is treated as an equal. We recognise the unique contributions that you can bring and our people and customers thrive when we get this right.