Residential Assistant Security Officer

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Guildford
Salary
10.50 - 12.00 GBP Hourly
Posted
06 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently working on behalf of our client to recruit a Security Officer to work as part of a team to provide 24-hour support to residents at a Probation Service Approved Premises including security, welfare and monitoring services. To provide assistance and support to offenders to reduce their risk of re-offending, and to ensure that residents, visitors, colleagues and the fabric of the premises are kept safe and secure.
Location: Guildford
Rate: GBP10.50 to GBP12.00 per hour
Shift Pattern: 4 on 4 off - nights
Duties:
* Undertake regular inspections and patrols of the building, including patrols of common areas in accordance with local procedures /damage or defects
* Maintain an active presence in the AP at all times, remaining awake and vigilant whilst on duty
* Monitor behaviour of high-risk residents and motivate residents to ensure compliance, and regularly engage with residents in a pro-social manner
* Ensure that the AP is locked and secure during curfew period, and confirm the presence and wellbeing of residents overnight
* Support and create a safe working environment for staff, residents and visitors by adhering to Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures
* Supervise residents' meals
* Conduct curfew and night checks as directed and record details of these
* Deal with visitors and telephone calls and monitor the work of visiting contractors in accordance with health and safety policies
* Undertake First Aid if required
* Adhere to all policies in respect of sensitive/confidential information
* Monitor CCTV systems as required and take responsibility for all internal security, including access control
* Respond appropriately to abusive or aggressive behaviour, supporting the NPS staff
* Supporting the NPS staff with additional duties as required
* Communicate regularly with staff through formal and informal channels on safety matters to ensure that there is a free flow of ideas and that morale remains high
* Ensure that the OCS safety image is reflected positively through your actions and those of your subordinates
* Take responsibility for ensuring that a safe system of work is produced and communicated to employees prior to the commencement of the work activity
* Take responsibility for ensuring that plant and equipment is maintained and fit for purpose
* Work closely with the Regional & Group Health and Safety team who are available to provide safety advice and support
Requirements:
* SIA License - Either Security Guarding, Door Supervisor and Close Protection (required)
* Good IT skills
* Experience in a similar role - security, probation, or equivalent
* Awareness of health and safety issues
* Qualification in First Aid (preferred)
* Enhanced DBS (preferred)
Please apply today for an immediate video chat interview

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