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Relief Security Officer (24 Hours) Apply for this job

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Salary:

    £22360 - £25480

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-06-19-7DDAC7FE8ECD

  • Published:

    about 10 hours ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-04-01

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

STARS at Securitas provide a "two roles in one" service to our clients, their staff, visitors and customers.

We combine excellent customer service across a wide range of roles including Reception Services, Front of House, Concierge, Facilities, Office Management/Coordination, Administration and much more with a discreet and vigilant security service.

Our STARS deliver a consistently high-end, comprehensive and discreet security-focused hosting experience to all visitors, guests and employees at the designated site(s). STARS ensure the safety and protection of customer's people, property and information always, in a knowledgeable, professional and service-oriented manner, ensuring an unobtrusive and comfortable environment. STARS are the recognised central point of contact for all Front of House operations, delivering a smooth and seamless execution throughout the premises.

How you will make an impact as a Relief Security Officer:

  • Reporting to the onsite Supervisor, the Relief Security Officer will be deployed across a variety of corporate client sites in the London regions.

  • You will play a vital security role in protecting our client's site, property and site assets whilst keeping both employees and visiting customers safe.

  • Respond appropriately to varying and fast changing priorities

  • You will also be required to carry out foot patrols across a large office facility, car parks walking perimeters both internally and externally.

  • Issue visitor/contractor passes

  • Build strong rapport with reoccurring customers (client staff, visitors, contractors, etc.

  • You will always remain alert and vigilant to detect and deter any suspicious or threatening activity.

  • As a Security Officer, you will retain full control of any threatening behaviour until the arrival of the Police or other external agency.

  • Provide timely and accurate information

  • Ensure health and safety procedures are always followed recording and reporting all faults, health and safety hazards.

  • You will operate radios other physical security equipment used on site

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

  • Undertake any other duties as requested by Branch Management.

Candidate Description

What you will bring to be a Relief Security Officer:

  • Previous experience gained in a Corporate or Retail Security environment is essential.

  • Experienced in Customer Service, Front of House, Concierge, Hosting or Customer facing role ideally within a corporate environment

  • You will hold a current Front Door Supervisor SIA License; CCTV is also desirable.

  • Applicants will possess excellent customer service skills.

  • Applicants will have good communication skills, able to articulate with authority

  • You must be able to remain calm and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times

  • You will have a resilient approach to your guarding duties

  • You will be vigilant and alert, able to use caution and apply an inquisitive mindset to your duties.

  • All applicants must hold a clear 5-year checkable employment history

  • A good level of PC literacy is required, able to use MS Office to a proficient standard.

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

  • You will be required to work flexible shift patterns these will include days and nights as well as weekends.

  • This role will split across multiple sites across the London region so will require travel by public transport as well as a car so would suit a driver.

  • Will be required to flex across a working Monday to Sunday pattern, both days and nights., 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.

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. 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/

Learn more about the Security Trained Assistance and Reception Services (STARS) Programme here: https://www.securitas.uk.com/services/on-site/stars/

Join the Securitas Team today!