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Storekeeper, Lancashire
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Storekeeper, Lancashire

Entrust Support Services Ltd, Halton Army Camp, Lancaster, Lancashire

Location: Soldier Development Wing, Halton Army Camp, Lancaster, Lancashire
Salary: £19,700
Closing date: 12/12/21



Storekeeper (Adventure Training- Soldier Development) with Entrust Support Services Ltd.

PERIOD: 40 Hours per week 

Salary: £19,700  (additional uplift in the day rate for Instructional delivery for those candidates with relevant NGB qualifications) dependant on experience and qualifications





Entrust Outdoors is a highly motivated company, with a well-qualified and experienced staff team that shares a clear view going forward of growth and diversification, delivering the highest quality outdoor and adventurous activities in a sustainable and commercial way. 


Following a recent contract award, Entrust will be delivering adventure training programmes on behalf of the British Army from April 2021. The programmes provide a challenging means through which recruits are exposed to a climate of achievement and self-development, under controlled risk, in often challenging and austere outdoor settings. In this environment, the students are to be inspired, by example, to display initiative, develop self-confidence, physical and moral courage, resilience and determination, leadership skills and improved functional skills that directly enhance ‘military capability’ and are aligned to Army standards and values.


We are currently looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Storekeeper to support the delivery of adventure training to phase one Army recruits and other units, by assisting with the care, maintenance and issue of Adventure Training clothing and equipment



Issue and collection of appropriate clothing and equipment to recruits and permanent staff, including associated record keeping

Issue and receipt of technical adventure training equipment to instructors, including associated record keeping

Daily and other periodic checks of clothing and equipment, including 3-monthly PPE checks, along with associated record keeping

Loading and unloading drying rooms, restocking storage areas ready for re-issue

Conduct minor repairs and maintenance of clothing and equipment

Laundry and drying of adventure training clothing and equipment

Compliance with all relevant Entrust and client policies and procedures

Assist with keeping the Soldier Development Wing stores clean and tidy

Work to the highest standards, supporting others to achieve outstanding levels of performance

Communicate both upwards and downwards on the key issues to ensure things get done

Be prompt and effective in reacting to lowering standards and/or when improvements are needed

Establish, maintain, and develop positive professional relationships with clients and colleagues

Support the development of systems and processes to deliver improvements across the business

Work effectively to ensure jobs are completed through effective time, task, and team management

Ensure business process is being adhered to, providing accurate information, of sufficient detail and in a timely way to support all business reporting

Attend identified training and professional development activities, maintaining an active awareness of current national standards and the setting of good practice

Undertake additional duties as required, within reason and commensurate with your role, and within your areas of competency and expertise

Involves a high level of manual handling

At times the role may require the applicant to support in an Instructional capacity with the delivery of Adventure Training activity sessions in line with NGB guidelines and the framework set by the Army (Only relevant to those applicants that hold NGB qualifications –additional uplift in the day rate for Instructional delivery will be given.



High personal standards in presentation, communication and delivering customer service  

Excellent communication skills

 Ability to work in a team environment

 Hold or willing to attend a HSE recognised PPE Inspector Qualification 

Experience of record keeping and reporting

Experience of storekeeping/stores management




Current and UK Driving Licence


Good IT skills - including Excel

Previous Joint Services Adventure Training experience or British Army Adventure Training experience

Hold relevant NGB qualifications:  (Summer Mountain Leader, British Canoeing (Sheltered Water) Coach/ UKCC BC Level 2 Coach or BCU Level 2 Coach, Local Cave Leader Level One)


Entrust vetting, Enhanced DBS, Baseline Personal Security Screening, Ministry of Defence vetting, and British Army induction requirements will need to be completed for this role.


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