Security Officer - Temp Cover

9.73 - 10.90 GBP Hourly
03 Aug 2018
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for qualified Security personnel to work on our car park site 5:30am-1:30pm (8 hours) Monday to Friday for 2 to 3 weeks starting the 13th of August 2018.

The purpose of the role is to provide a highly visible, efficient, friendly, pro-active and responsive security service and to assist in the delivery of security services in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. To assist in the protection of the property and community of the premises at all times against crime, trespass and nuisance.

2. To monitor CCTV equipment and take appropriate action in response to incidents.

3. To monitor alarms and respond accordingly.

4. To patrol the grounds and buildings to ensure they are safe and secure.

5. To lock and unlock buildings and rooms, as required and to keep an accurate record of all out of hours access granted.

6. To accept keys for safe keeping and to issue keys to authorised users, maintaining a key register for the purpose.

7. To deal with enquiries from students, staff, visitors and other customers in a courteous and diplomatic manner.

8. To respond to incidents in a quick and efficient manner to ensure the minimum of distress or inconvenience.

9. To ensure compliance, at all times, with the Data Protection Act.

10. To ensure the utilisation of the Help Desk and Management Information Systems to record and/or collate management statistics.

Person Specification

Ability to demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills at a level equivalent to NVQ2.

Holder of current SIA licence.

Holder of a First Aid certificate. (Desirable)

Sound oral and written abilities.

Ability to communicate effectively using telephone and radio equipment.

Experience of security role.

Basic IT skills.

Ability to identify and respond effectively to all incidents as appropriate.

Ability to work as a part of a team.

Good interpersonal skills.

Ability to work under pressure.

Willingness and ability to work a shift system covering days, nights and weekends.

Demonstrate an appropriate level of physical fitness to enable the effective performance of duties