Newcastle upon Tyne
12 days ago
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.
This role will be covering various shifts of days nights and weekends when relief iss required.
You will have a contracted 24hrs rota per week and we can offer up to 42hrs if you are willing to cover other locations and roles.
To be considered for this role you must have previous retail security experience
How you will make an impact as a Retail Security Officer:
The Retail Security Officer will be based on a retail store site
Reporting to the store manager for any problems.
Recording and documenting events and tasks throughout your day.
Providing directions around the store
You will play a vital security role in protecting the store and deterring theft and crime.
You will be required to securely guard the store, property, merchandise and visiting customers and employees.
You will also be required to carry out walking patrols across two floors as well as static guarding at the front of the store.
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.
You will be responsible for queue line control and COVID-19 marshalling to ensure a safe level of social distancing is maintained for customers in-store.
What you will bring to be a Security Officer:
Previous experience gained in a Retail Security environment would be desirable
Have the right to work in the UK
Able to provide a 5 year checkable history
You will hold a current SIA Front Door License or be willing to complete the necessary training to acquire professional accreditation.
Applicants will have good communication skills, able to articulate with authority
Applicants will possess excellent customer service skills
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 basic level of PC literacy is required, able to use email and operate a two-way radio.
You will be required to work and 8-hour shift pattern, 10:15 am to 18:15 pm, 6 days a week., 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., 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.
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