Security Officer

Recruiter
Securitas
Location
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary
£8.75 per hour Plus Benefits
Posted
23 Jul 2018
Closes
20 Aug 2018
Ref
HKOVR3008/JW
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Security Officer 
The University of Gloucestershire, Cheltenham (with travel between campus sites) 
£8.75 per hour Plus Benefits including Access to Company Vehicle, Uniform, Discounts at High Street Stores, 5.6 Weeks’ Holiday pro rata

Do you have an SIA licence and a strong customer focus? Want to support the day-to-day operation of a pioneering university? If so, this is a fantastic opportunity to take on an engaging role where no two days are the same.  

Offering pioneering security solutions across the globe, Securitas specialises in ensuring customers’ safety, protection and peace of mind. We are now looking for a Security Officer to join our team and provide a first-class service to our client, the University of Gloucestershire.  

We have a strong focus on learning and development and offer a range of training opportunities to help our staff realise their full potential and become leaders in their field.  

In this varied role, you will have the chance to support the smooth running of a busy university and broaden your skill-set in an exciting environment.  

As a Security Officer, you will provide a positive, professional and approachable security service across university sites. You will also assist with basic maintenance activities to support the upkeep of university buildings.  

Specifically, you will:  

- Respond to queries from staff, students, contractors and visitors  
- Lock and unlock premises 
- Monitor CCTV systems and respond to any incidents and alarms  
- Carry out health and safety checks  

- Develop and maintain an awareness of student welfare issues

- Patrol campus ground including car parks

- Respond to emergency situation and alarm activations


Interested? To be considered, you’ll need:  

- Experience in a customer service and/or customer-facing role  
- An SIA licence obtained prior to application
- A full, valid driving licence and access to your own vehicle  

Self-motivated and focused, as a Security Officer, you will be a clear and effective communicator who displays integrity whilst dealing with colleagues and customers. You will also be a professional team player with the desire to learn and grow. 

Ideally, you will have security experience, but this is not essential. First Aid and/or CCTV qualifications would also be beneficial, however this is not essential, as training will be provided.  

This is a full time role, including day, night and weekend work. This role is also available on a relief basis.  

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