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Protective Service Officer 42Hours P/W Apply for this job

Protective Service Officer 42Hours P/W Apply for this job

Job Title: Protective Service Officer 42Hours P/W Apply for this job
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £22880
Reference: WRT-2021-07-22-DE527B79CD6D
Job Published: July 22, 2021 12:52

Job Description

Job Description

To provide a security service at the working location in line with the Assignment Instructions and customer requirements in order to protect the customer's employees, property and other assets. To deliver the highest levels of customer service which consistently demonstrate Securitas' core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness, Protection of Property and Premises

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

  • Conduct external and internal security patrols as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • 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 procedures detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • Maintain all logbooks and records as detailed in the Assignment Instructions.

  • Issue visitor/contractor passes in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

  • Deal with lost property in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

    Health and Safety

  • 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. Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices to supervisor/manager. Report and record all accidents in accordance with the Assignment Instructions.

  • 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. Prevent Loss and Waste

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

  • 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.

  • Carry out initial investigations and report report both verbally and in writing on incidents, suspicious activities, objects and vehicles.

    Customer Service

  • Display an outstanding level of customer service.

  • Take responsibility for problems that staff and visitors may have.

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

  • Answer telephone calls professionally and in accordance with the Assignment Instructions. Continuous Improvement

  • Identify opportunities for improving practices and processes, and enter the details in the Ideas Book. Other Responsibilities

  • Book on at the beginning of each shift and make check calls in accordance with Company policy.

  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures.

  • Undertake any other duties as requested by the Protective Services Branch Management.

Candidate Description

  • Must hold a valid SIA Licence.

  • Must have the right to work in the UK.

  • Must be over 18.

  • Have a five-year checkable employment history

  • A full UK driving licence and own transport is desirable.

  • 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 willing and able to work shifts covering days, nights and week-ends.

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

  • Prior experience as a Security Officer in the Security industry

Desirable Skills

  • Must hold a valid SIA Licence.

  • 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.

  • A full UK driving licence and own transport is desirable.

  • 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 willing and able to work shifts covering days, nights and week-ends.

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

  • Fully completed and passed the required PSO training. Additional

  • Prior experience as a Security Officer in the Security industry

Employer Description

Hi, we're Securitas, we guard and protect things, right now somewhere around the world someone's most important assets are being monitored and protected by our Security Teams. From maintaining a safe environment for fans at Wembley Stadium or monitoring CCTV for savers cash at a global Bank, through to guarding the real estate and construction workforce for one of the UK's largest Rail infrastructure projects, our Security Officers play an integral role in making people feel safe., Securitas is the leading global security services provider employing more than 345,000 people scanning 58 markets, throughout North America, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In the UK, Securitas employs over 10,000 people, providing Protective Services to a wide range of clients from small local businesses, to national and global corporations, and even international airports. Its operational centre in Milton Keynes provides support to the largest mobile fleet in the UK. It also houses the industry first Training and Development Academy with accreditation from City & Guilds. Securitas' focus is on security and its ability to offer real value through its six Protective Services, including Fire and Safety. Unique within the industry, its focused service offering is a key differentiator in all the markets in which it operates. With its global footprint, Securitas is at the forefront of innovation, moving the industry towards predictive security by harnessing 'big data' to provide intelligent, pro-active solutions