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Job Description

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

  • Portuguese and English speaking

  • Predominantly working Mon-Fri days

  • Guaranteed 40 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 and Portuguese, written and orally, What you will bring to be a Relief Security Officer:

  • Available as and when called upon to cover shifts including weekends, occasionally at short notice

  • Right to work in the UK

  • Five-year checkable employment history

  • SIA License

  • Driving License with use of own vehicle

  • No current criminal convictions

  • Excellent communication skills (both Portuguese and English)

  • Strong customer focus and customer service

  • Smart/presentable in appearance

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

  • Punctual and reliable

  • Willing and able to work shifts covering days, nights and weekends

  • To provide all the documentation and vetting information requested

  • Manage multiple tasks

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

  • Completion of in-house training within the probation period

  • Access to laptop to complete mandatory on-line training

  • Computer literate

  • Good level of fitness, 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

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

Can you speak both Portuguese and English and communicate well in both languages?

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 2020/21.

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., 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: