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Security Officer

Job Title: Security Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £20218
Reference: SDX/TP/885164/61473
Job Published: March 04, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

  • Ad-hoc support for our security operations

  • Ensuring buildings, valuables or people are safe and secure

  • Patrolling, securing and monitoring premises, sometimes with the aid of closed circuit television (CCTV)

  • Supervising the door for a large organisation

  • Guarding cash or other valuables in transit in a security vehicle

  • Driving vehicles as and when required

  • Health and Safety and Evacuation procedures,

  • 42 hours per week (Shifts will include Dayshift & Nightshift - will be discussed at Interview)

  • Flexibility on work schedule will be required

  • All Candidates will be expected to apply and pass Level 3 Vetting - The Forms are attached and should be completed and emailed following Interview Stage.

  • Travel and overnight stay may be required to undertake training and other business requirements

  • May be required to work unsociable hours in line with business requirements

  • To continue to develop one's own skills and knowledge within the position, including any required training courses

  • Roles & Responsibilities (This list is not exhaustive):

  • To maintain excellent client/customer relationships

  • To attend team briefs, huddles and meetings as required

  • To attend your performance development review to discuss job standards and agree development activities

  • To maintain a clean and tidy work area at all times

  • To maintain high levels of personal hygiene and wear the appropriate uniform and PPE as required

  • To care for all available resources including equipment, materials and supplies as directed

  • To report any near miss occurrences, accidents or faulty equipment to management

  • To ensure effective communication with line manager, team, customer and client organisation

  • To maintain all areas of responsibility to the set service standards and in line with applicable service offer

  • To process PXG passes and visitor passes for all personnel requiring access to the site within the timescales detailed in the service standards

  • To issue car passes for those wishing to bring a vehicle onto site

  • To offer exemplary standards of customer service as the front line towards all visitors and staff at the site, assisting with queries where possible

  • To monitor CCTV footage of the site for any signs of a security breach

  • To raise any security concerns immediately with the authority personnel

  • To offer exemplary standards of customer service as the front line towards all visitors and staff at the site, assisting with queries where possible

  • To follow the correct incident reporting procedures using designated forms

  • To ensure that personnel appearances are beyond reproach, strict adherence to uniform dress standards is to be maintained at all times

  • To diligently take and hand over every duty shift ensuring that a full check of the daily occurrence and incident report books is carried out on each takeover of duty

  • Comply with all Sodexo company policies/procedures and client site rules and regulations

  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks and/or instructions as directed by management

Candidate Description

The successful candidate for this role will have:

  • A full current driving licence

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent awareness skills

  • Experience in working in a similar role

  • A SIA Licence holder - Manned Guarding Licence, SIA Licence holder - CCTV desirable

  • Knowledge of security techniques

  • Knowledge of site and local emergency procedures

Employer Description

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors.

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.