Security Officer - SIA Licensed Role

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19 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
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 2019/20.

Within this opportunity you will provide executive security services in line with the assignment instructions and client requirements in order to protect the clients's employees, property and other assets.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a busy corporate environment.

The site is located in Annan (approx 30 minute drive from Carlisle) so you will need to be able to get to site on a regular basis so having a driving licence and access to a car is desirable for this role.

The shifts for this position : Days, nights and weekends when required.

How you will make an impact as a Security Officer - SIA Licensed Role :

Prevent and deter unauthorised access to the site.
Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate.
Conduct external and internal security patrols.
Provide traffic control and apply parking restrictions as required.
Carry out routine tests of security equipment where appropriate.
Manage keys and perform locking and unlocking duties.
Maintain all logbooks and records.
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.
Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices.
Ensure all walkways and emergency escape routes are always kept clear.
Investigate the cause of all fire alarm activations.
Identify opportunities for improving practices and processes.
Ensure all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures.
Undertake any other duties as requested by Branch Management.Security | Security Guard | SIA | Security Licence | Security officer | Concierge | Customer Service | Site Supervisor

Essential Skills

What you will bring to be a Security Officer - SIA Licensed Role :

Must have an SIA Licence
Must have the right to work in the UK.
Must be over 18.
Have a five-year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment
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 weekends.
Business Acumen & Commercial Awareness
Relationship Building and NetworkingAbout Company

Securitas Benefits:

Paid holiday, company pension and life assurance
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
and many moreOur 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.

Join the Securitas Team today

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