Security Officer

Securitas Security Services
13.50 - 13.50 GBP Hourly
11 Jun 2024
04 Jul 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a proactive and reliable individual passionate about safeguarding others?

Join Securitas as a Security Officer and make a real impact in maintaining a secure environment! ?

This full-time, permanent role offers:

  • 42 hours/week
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern, covering days, nights, and weekends-perfect for flexibility! ?
  • Comprehensive in-house and accredited training-no prior SIA certification needed! ?

Start a rewarding career path with unwavering support for your professional growth. Become a crucial part of our safety strategy and thrive with us at Securitas!

Please note that due to the nature of this opportunity candidates must be able to achieve Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) and Security Check (SC) Clearance

About the Role
  • Working as part of the site security team.
  • Internal and external patrols and other security duties by day and by night, in inclement weather conditions.
  • Controlling access to site at several different control points, vehicle barriers and reception stations.
  • Maintaining the security and integrity of the perimeter and site buildings by means of physical and vehicle patrols.
  • Ensuring the requirements of visitors to site are being adhered to by access control measures and identification checks.
  • Carrying out musters, evacuations and other roles as required in the event of an emergency.
  • Searching of vehicles to ensure high levels of security are maintained and meets client requirements.
  • Perform locking and unlocking duties as detailed in the Assignment Instructions (AIs).
  • Ensure all recording of incidence, report and paperwork is completed in a legible fashion.
  • Registering contractors, issuing temporary badges, book in/out cars and directing visitors.
  • Control access and egress, conducting security patrols to deter crime.
  • Manage traffic, including vehicle access, directing flow, signing in and directing visitors.
  • Helping to maintain the security of the site conducting internal patrols and car searches.
  • Operate the control room/gatehouse and reception systems.
Essential Skills
  • Resident in the UK for at least 5 years (for BPSS / SC purposes)
  • Full UK driving licence
  • First Aid at Work
  • Right to work in the UK with a 5-year check able education or employment history
  • Reliable, punctual and well presented at all times.
  • Customer focused, polite, tactful and discrete.
  • Valid SIA licence (desirable)
  • CCTV SIA (desirable)
  • Health and Safety at Work (desirable)
  • Customer Service Training (desirable)
About Company

Join Today and Build a Better Tomorrow!

At Securitas we are united by our purpose of helping make your world a safer place, we are committed to ethics, sustainability, and compliance, our core values - Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness .We have created a culture where our people are empowered to be the best they can be.

We believe in celebrating our differences and creating a supportive environment where all voices are heard. Our colleagues are empowered to think big, fail fast and push the boundaries of innovation. As a purpose-led organisation, we aspire to make a difference every day - and we're looking for the best and brightest to join our team.

Career opportunities to fuel your future, together we can invest in your professional and personal growth. No matter where you are in your career, there are many training and development opportunities. Your career is in your hands, and we will help you maximize your potential!

We are always looking to grow too! That why we have been accredited as a Top Employer 5 years in a row.

Join our team and use your talent and passion to help build a safer, healthier, and more efficient world.


Securitas is an all-inclusive employer, and we encourage individuality within our company. We believe that diversity and inclusion are not just buzzwords, but integral parts of our business strategy. Our goal is to create an environment where every employee feels that they belong regardless of their background or identity. Our belonging strategy has three pillars,

  • how you join us and develop your career,
  • the way we lead our teams
  • fair pay and benefits.

To achieve this, we have a number of initiatives: employee networks which are a safe space to build communities and influence practices, Race at Work Charter, Armed Forces Covenant, Disability Confident, Reasonable Adjustment Passport, Domestic Abuse Charter, Healthy Workplace Awards and we are leading the way in the Neurodiversity Top Employer Certification. We celebrate our differences throughout the year by recognising significant dates such as BSL Week, International Women's Day, PRIDE, Black History Month and many more.

If you want to learn more visit our website.

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