Stores Officer.3651

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 23/12/2021 23:59
Hours per week:
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Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Blyth Cowley Road Depot
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Dec
Further Information

Job Title - Stores Officer

The Council
Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working

The Service
The role will be based in the Housing Services repairs & maintenance stores team, at our Cowley Road depot in Blyth. Our stores team provide service to the repairs and maintenance, void properties and capital investment teams.

The role
We are looking for a conscientious and competent candidate to fill a vital role in our busy stores team. You will be working alongside our small team of fellow stores officers and reporting to the stores team leader. We are looking for a hard working individual with excellent communication skills and good skills in maths, English and IT literacy. The candidate should be able to meet the physical and mental demands of the busy role.

The main daily duties of the role will be to record and input data accurately in a timely and organised manner.

Ability to pick and issue materials to our extensive work force.

Check incoming materials into the warehouse and store safely in the correct locations. Placement of stock and non stock orders to procure materials in a timely manner.

Current Counterbalance Forklift truck operators qualification.

Health and safety focused approach to daily duties, including safe use of equipment and PPE provided.

For further information on the job description and person specification please attached.

We are offering:
- A starting salary of £20,092
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangements
- Relevant training opportunities will be provided to progress development where required

Essential requirements:
- General good standard of education, including maths and English
- Ability to work as part of a team or alone
- Ability to undertake training when necessary
- Trustworthy, honesty and good work ethic

Please note that successful applicants must be able to attend an interview on the 16th/17th February 2022.

For further information, please contact Kevin Tilmouth on 01670 623490 Email kevin.tilmouth@northumberland.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know.

The closing date for applications is 23rd December 2021

Please note
This job is closed for applications.