Stores Assistant Part Time - Angela Miller

Part time position 20 hours per week

Starting Salary circa £22,000 (pro rata)

About us

Cancer Research UK Scotland Institute in Glasgow is one of Europe's leading cancer research centres and supports cutting edge research into the molecular mechanisms of cancer development. The Institute provides an outstanding research environment, underpinned by state-of-the-art core services and advanced technologies. The overall Lab Operations team, where this role is situated in, is underpinned by four key values, Safety, Respect, Reliability and Team Work which we would expect the appointed individual to adhere to whilst carrying out their duties.

The diversity of our staff and students is what makes the CRUK Scotland Institute a great place to work and advance discoveries in cancer research. Family friendly policies, our collaborative ethos, a focus on good mental health and well-being and opportunities for all, help to create an enjoyable and inclusive workplace where your voice matters.

Position outline

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join one of our Scientific Support teams, you will work closely with other team members to help provide and maintain an efficient service to the Institute. The candidate should have experience of working in a service type role or small team, be adaptable to change, be capable of working in a fast-paced environment and have a full current clean driver’s license.

The candidate will be responsible for receipt of deliveries, printing and scanning goods received notes, delivering parcels to end users and dealing with telephone enquiries from external suppliers and enquiries from users within the Institute as well as general upkeep of the Stores department.

Please note, this is a part time position (20 hours per week), with anticipated working hours in the region of 9am-1pm, Monday to Friday. Previous experience of working in a Stores/warehouse department not required as training will be done in-house.

Any informal questions, please direct them to Angela Miller:

Essential criteria

  • Working as part of a team or experience in a service-based role.
  • A full, current and clean UK driver’s license.
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to undertake additional training for the role.

Desirable credentials

  • Experience of making improvements within current or previous workplace.
  • Experience of stock management.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft word, outlook and excel, however training will be provided
  • Manual handling experience.
  • Understanding of dangerous goods and chemical safety.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 40.5 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Defined Contribution pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Additional maternity pay at 6 month’s full pay (subject to service)
  • Shared parental leave
  • Cycle to work scheme that could save you 26-40% on a bike and accessories.
  • Access to Employee benefit schemes with discounts on supermarkets, cinema, travel and much more.
  • On-site secure parking

Closing date for applications 28th July, however, potential candidates may be contacted prior to closing date to schedule an interview.  Previous applicants need not apply.