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Licensed Security Officer (42 HRS per week) Apply for this job

  • Location

    Harrogate

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £19344

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-08-12-557E9EE09F1A

  • Published:

    about 7 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2026-01-10

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

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

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 2019/20.

Within this opportunity, you will provide executive security services in line with the assignment instructions and client requirements in order to protect the clients' employees, property and other assets.

Delivering the highest levels of customer service which consistently demonstrate Securitas' core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness.

This role will cover shifts of 2 days on, 2 nights on, 4 off (can be weekends - on a 4-weekly rota)

42 hours per week

How you will make an impact as a Security Officer:

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to site.

  • Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV.

  • Conduct external and internal security patrols.

  • Carry out routine tests of security equipment.

  • Maintain all logbooks and records, ensuring all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures. Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices to management.

  • 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.

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

  • Report instances of property at risk of being lost, stolen, damaged and/or vandalised.

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

  • Display an outstanding level of customer service.

  • Display the highest standard of personal presentation to maintain the image of Securitas and the customer.

  • Identify opportunities for improving practices and processes.

  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Undertake any other duties as requested by Management.

Candidate Description

  • Good understanding of English, written and orally., What you will bring to be a Security Officer:

  • SIA Licence

  • Experience in the Security Industry

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Five-year checkable employment history

  • No current criminal convictions

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus

  • Smart and presentable in appearance

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Computer literate

  • To provide all the documentation and vetting information requested

  • Manage multiple tasks

  • The ability to make good judgment and come to sensible conclusions

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.

We are a company where you can develop your Security career, with access to training and the ability to gain professionally recognised qualifications so you can grow in confidence and take on more responsibility.

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/

Join the Securitas Team today!