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Clothing & Equipment Officer

Job Description

Service Care are currently recruiting on behalf of Dorset Police for the position of Clothing and Equipment Officer. If you're interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Lewis at 01772 208962 or send your CV to
Provide services in support of uniforms and personal issue equipment to officers and staff, including ordering, receipt, and distribution of uniform, specialist equipment, and body armour.

Receipt and onward distribution of uniform and body armour to officers and staff via Administrative Hubs in Dorset

  • Ensure timely and accurate distribution of necessary uniform and equipment.
  • Order of uniform and personal issue equipment on Agresso, goods receipting and approving invoices for payment
  • Ensure timely and accurate ordering of uniform and equipment.
  • Assist the Clothing and Equipment Specialist in the measuring and ordering of body armour
  • Ensure proper fitting and issuance of body armour.
  • Update entitlements to uniform on Force intranet
  • Ensure clarity on uniform entitlements for individual job roles.
  • Maintain spreadsheet detailing when body armour was issued
  • Ensure officers receive replacements at the end of the warranty period.
  • Problem solve officers reporting they are unable to wear standard items for medical reasons
  • Identify and provide suitable alternatives.
  • Consolidate master equipment checklist from details obtained on Myself
  • Ensure correct officers have the correct equipment.
  • Deal with return and disposal of uniform / body armour / personal issue equipment
  • Ensure correct disposal or return of surplus equipment.
  • Assist Clothing and Equipment Specialist with forecasting of future requirements
  • Provide accurate data for future demand.
  • Attend Clothing and Equipment User Group as representative of the Finance Department
  • Support discussions and decision-making.


Essential Criteria:
A. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a commitment to customer service
B. Demonstrable good administrative skills with high accuracy in a financial environment
C. Ability to organise own time and carry out activities in an orderly and structured way
D. Ability to prioritise and organise workloads, ensuring deadlines are met
E. Good computer skills, including experience with spreadsheets and word processing
F. High level of integrity, with previous positions of trust and responsibility
Desirable Criteria:
G. Experience in a store's environment or similar involving provision of clothing/equipment to a medium/large organisation.