Security Officer (Nationwide)

Job description

Job Role: Security Officer

Salary: £10 per hour

Hours: As and when required. Monday to Friday.

Job type: Permanent / Part Time Contract

Job location: Nationwide

Company: StrongGuard Security UK LTD

Reporting to: Security Operations Manager

Job reference: Gov-Nationwide-14

Do you have what it takes to join our award-winning security teams? If you do, we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for experienced, honest, reliable, and professional SIA Security Officers.

This is a permanent position, therefore candidates need only apply for this role if they can commit to the role and are flexible covering Monday to Friday days.

Job Specifics:

Hours of Work:  Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00.  As and when required by the client.

PAYE: paid 15th each month

Benefits: Pension, employee awards, employee assistance scheme, training & development, SIA licence renewals

You will be responsible for providing a first-class service, whilst ensuring the safety, security and health and safety of the premises, customers, and staff.

Duties to include (but not limited to):

  • Provide assistance and support to the test centre staff and candidates.
  • Report any suspected fraudulent activity to the centre manager in order for the centre manager to determine if fraudulent activity has occurred.
  • Work in close partnership with the Client, centre staff, police, council and other relevant authorities.
  • Represent the Client and the Provider to its accreditation by providing and maintaining an extremely high level of customer service at all times.
  • Where it is safe to do so, challenging unacceptable behaviour from candidates who have been determined as a previously violent person (PVP).
  • Assisting the centre staff and management to provide a safe and secure environment for the centre staff, the candidates and others in the environment alongside the protection of assets.

Applicants must possess the following:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Must be reliable with a good attendance record
  • Must hold a valid SIA Security, Door Supervision or Close Protection licence
  • Must be able to work alone and at times within a team
  • Presentable and smart
  • Be confident at communicating at all levels
  • First Aid certificate (preferred)
  • Driver with own transport (preferred)

Immediate start available: following interview (due to the current situation, interviews will be conducted via Zoom).

Applicant must be able to provide a minimum of 5 years employment / unemployment / educational history (no gaps greater than 30 days). This is required for Screening and Vetting as per the current BS 7858.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer & SIA Approved Contractor.