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GUARANTEED HOURS - Security Officer Apply for this job

  • Location

    Stoke-on-Trent

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19344

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-08-11-1C21707B4B05

  • Published:

    1 day ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-06-24

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

Would you like to help us make the world a safer place, people protecting people?

Do you like some variety in your day and is travelling to different sites, meeting people and gaining security experience what you're looking for?

This may be the job for you!

Here at Securitas we guard and protect a variety of clients across the globe, these range from banks, retail chains, and leisure venues through to corporate offices. Our employees play an integral role in making people feel safe. Securitas is encouraging and empowering diversity & inclusion in the workplace and has been recognised with both UK SuperBrand and UK Top Employer awards for 2020/21.

Guaranteed 48 hours per week

Working days, nights and weekends (covering holidays, sickness, etc) in the Stoke-on-Trent area

How you will make an impact:

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to site. Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate

  • Conduct external and internal security patrols

  • Provide traffic control and apply parking restrictions as required

  • Carry out routine tests of security equipment where appropriate

  • Manage keys and perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions

  • Ensure any equipment provided by the customer and Securitas is managed in accordance with correct procedures

  • Maintain all logbooks, records and reporting of incidents

  • Meet and greet people, issue visitor/contractor passes in accordance

  • Deal with lost property

  • To provide support, guidance and information to all staff, visitors and contractors whilst ensuring safeguarding of the premises

  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed at all times

  • Ensure all walkways and emergency escape routes are always kept clear

  • Report any usage of First Aid equipment and shortfalls in the contents of First Aid boxes

  • Notify the Securitas Operations Centre (SOC) in the event of any emergencies and follow the instructions given

  • Investigate the cause of all fire alarm activations

  • During patrols, switch off unnecessary lights and close windows.

  • Prevent and Deter Crime

  • Operate radios, pagers, clocking equipment and any other physical security equipment used on site

  • Operate customer's 'stop and search' policies when required

  • Display an outstanding level of customer service

  • Display the highest standard of personal presentation, smartness of uniform, answer telephone calls in a professional manner to maintain the image of Securitas and the customer

Candidate Description

  • Must have an SIA licence

  • Must have a Driving licence and own transport

  • Be able to work days, nights and weekends

  • Be available as and when called upon to cover shifts, occasionally at short notice

  • Must have the right to work in the UK

  • Must be over 18

  • Have a five year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment, self-employment or full and part-time education during that period

  • No current criminal convictions

  • The ability to embody and uphold the Securitas core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus

  • Be able to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Be punctual and reliable

  • Be sensitive towards and show an understanding of the requirements of people with disabilities or special needs,

  • First Aid trained would be desirable, Our values are the foundation of our operations and the corporate culture is built on these values that help to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise by creating value for customers, employees, and shareholders. They are summarized in three words: Integrity, Vigilance, and Helpfulness.

Employer Description

With our roots dating back to 1934, Securitas is one of the largest security service organizations in the world, we have around 150,000 clients, of which 150 are globally listed companies. We specialize in protecting corporate organizations, small to medium-sized businesses, and the public so a successful applicant will join an industry leader with over 370,000 employees, of which 9,500 are in the UK., If you want to know more about why Securitas is the world's leading security group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit: www.securitas.uk.com/en-GB