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Permanent Security Officer SIA Licensed role






Posted: 14/01/2022

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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 2019/2020 and now 2021.

In this role, you will protect the customer's employees, property and other assets

Deliver the highest levels of customer service which promotes Securitas' core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness.

This role will cover a shift pattern of nights and weekends, 12 hours each shift working 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

You will work a baseline of 42 hours per week on average, with the availability for overtime.

5.6 weeks holiday anually

Training is paid

Full uniform provided

You must have a full SIA licence to be considered for this position.

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.
Undertake any other duties as requested by Management.Security | Patrol | CCTV | Customer Service | Gatehouse | Front of House | SIA | Security Officer | Protective Services | Guard | Door Staff

Essential Skills

What you will bring to be a Security Officer:

A valid SIA Licence
Right to work in the UK and have a five-year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment
No current criminal convictions.
A full UK driving licence and own transport due to location of client's sites.
Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus.
Be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
Be punctual and reliable.
Be willing and able to work shifts covering days, nights and week-ends

About Company

Securitas Benefits:

Paid holiday, company pension and life assurance scheme
Discounted gym membership
Wellness advice and support
Cycle to Work Scheme
Car lease and new car purchasing schemes
Employee discounts and cashback savings across hundreds of your favourite high street brands, online shopping, holidays, and days out.
City & Guilds accredited training program for professional and personal development
Support to gain your SIA license 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.

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.

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 our website.

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