Stores Assistant

Job Summary
(SCP 9 - 15) £25,119 - £27,803
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Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Number of hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Share:
Employment Location:
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
Closing date:
22 Nov
Further Information
An opportunity has arisen within the Stores department of Leicestershire Fire & Rescue Service for a motivated individual looking for a new challenge.
The successful candidates will share responsibility for the day to day running of the Stores, therefore experience of working within a Stores or Stock and/or fleet environment would be advantageous. You should possess good IT skills and experience of using Microsoft Office programmes.

The Store Assistant will be expected to have experience in using Inventory Management Systems, however training on the Services systems will be provided. You will undertake storekeeping duties including accepting and checking deliveries, collections maintaining accurate records and stock levels as well as providing a delivery service to LFRS sites across the county.
We are looking for someone with good verbal and written communication skills, work well both in a team and on your own initiative. You should have the ability to priorities your workload with effective organisational skills. The ideal candidate should also be able to adapt to changing circumstances, show resilience and be reactive to the needs of the Service.
The Stores Assistant will also be working closely with other departments on site including Workshops, Appliances and Equipment and Central Breathing Apparatus. You will be required to support these departments with processing orders, invoices and Job Cards.  The provision of PPE and workwear to all Firefighters and support staff is a key aspect of this role which includes fitting, ordering and issuing garments as well as dealing with returns, exchanges and loan kit. 
Closing date:  22nd November 2023
Interview date: Week commencing 4th December 2023

In return, you can expect a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, generous leave entitlement plus public holidays, public sector pension (subject to pension scheme rules), on-site gym facilities, free onsite parking, access to an emergency services discount card and use of our occupational health unit. You will also be supported with further training as required.

You will automatically be enrolled into the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS), this is a tax approved, defined benefit occupational pension scheme. Your contributions are based on your earnings and you can choose from different income options when you retire.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Furthermore, we want to create a work environment where everyone feels safe, can be themselves and can perform their roles to the best of their abilities. We have signed up with a number of nationally recognised organisations that promote equality, diversity and inclusion and we are working with them to help us achieve our objectives. These organisations include:

• Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion (ENEI)
• Workplace Equality Index (WEI)
• Department of Works and Pension’s Disability Confident scheme
• British Sign Language Charter
• Asians in the Fire Service Association (AFSA)
Pension Considerations
Annual Allowance- Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Annual Allowance implications. A breach in the Annual Allowance threshold could result in a Tax charge. Further information on Annual Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.

Lifetime Allowance - Please note that it is your personal responsibility to check whether by applying/accepting this position it would result in any Lifetime Allowance implications. A breach in the Lifetime Allowance threshold will result in a Tax charge. Further information on Lifetime Allowance can be obtained from our Pensions team.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.