Street-Based Security Officer

Central London
£9.40 per hour
18 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a street-based Security Officer with fantastic customer service skills to join our existing team, based in Central London, earning an hourly pay of £9.40 an hour.

As a security officer you will ensure the safety and security of people, premises and property. Working shifts from early morning to post lunch and post lunch until late evening on a roster system with some weekend work involved. The post holder will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day security requirements of this very high profile site, maintaining a good corporate image and high standards of professionalism. As a security officer some of the key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring relevant security and public safety procedures are carried out, including moving on rough sleepers and dealing with issues of anti-social behaviour within guidelines laid down 
  • Undertaking patrols and inspections in accordance with management instruction and taking necessary action where necessary 
  • Proficient use of relevant communications equipment will require candidate to have flawless communication skills 
  • Ensuring all H&S policies are adhered to 
  • Maintaining an accurate record of incidents that occur via PDA
  • Acting as a point of contact between visitors, Police, other security officers, owners/tenants
The successfully Security Officer should possess the following qualities:
  • Smart, well-groomed and confident 
  • Exceptionally clear communication skills and interpersonal skills 
  • Reliable with excellent time-management skills 
  • A commitment to providing five-star customer service is essential 
  • Good report writing skills 
  • Conflict management aware 
  • Can apply sound judgement and effective decision-making 
  • Able to adapt to changing situations 
  • Able to work a variable shift pattern 
  • Able to be vetted back 5 years or since leaving compulsory education 
  • SIA Door Supervision licence 
  • First Aid training would be an advantage 
If you would like to apply for the Security Officer position based in West of London, please send your CV along with a covering letter explaining why you believe you are suitable for the role.

Additional Information:
  • Full and ongoing training with a view for career development including exciting opportunities to progress at a growing company.
  • 28 days annual leave per year including bank holidays 
  • Company uniform provided
  • Company Sick Pay scheme
  • Contributory Pension scheme