Vacancy Type: Permanent

Location: HMP Low Moss

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

Salary: 21638

Closing Date: 2022-10-10

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

Job Purpose:
You will provide an administration service to support daily business and will directly contribute towards the provision of a high quality, responsive service to all customers.


Undertake a wide range of role specific and general administrative duties.

Co-ordinate, attend and take minutes of relevant meetings and complaint hearings, ensuring that minutes are accurate and action points are recorded.


First point of contact for any queries made to the team by email, telephone or in person ensuring these are dealt with in a timely and sensitive manner.

Required to handle confidential information and follow correct administrative protocols and procedures whilst maintaining an appropriate level of record keeping/ filing to ensure secure storage and maintenance of data.


Other duties, commensurate with role and level within the organisation, deemed necessary to ensure the continuation of an effective and efficient service.

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

Minimum of 5 standard grades (or equivalent) at grade 3 or above, including English and Maths/Arithmetic or relevant administration experience.   ESSENTIAL

Experience Requirements


An understanding of general administrative duties within a busy office setting and an outline of what skills you will bring to the role.





Competent in the use of Microsoft packages including Excel, Word, and Outlook. 




Knowledge Skills Requirements


Well-developed written and oral communication skills across a wide range of media including email, telephone, minute taking and report writing.





Ability to plan and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines.





Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work on your own and as part of a team.





Accurate and sound analytical and numerical skills.





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

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