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1 months ago

Security Officer

Corps Security
Flag uk London, UK
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Job Description

Who are we?

Founded in 1859, The Corps of Commissionaires Management Limited, now Corps Security, was a business initially built to provide employment for ex-servicemen on return from the Crimean War.

By sticking true to our values of ‘loyalty, integrity, service’, we have become the UK’s most established and respected specialist security services provider.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for a highly skilled SIA Licensed Security Officer to provide a secure and safe environment for all staff & visitors on site. This will be achieved through applying thorough access control procedures, carrying out site inductions, planned & ad-hoc site patrols together with other duties as determined by the Assignment Instructions. In the event of an emergency follow prescribed escalation/communication procedures with Site Management, Corps colleagues and the emergency services.

You will be working an average of 28 hours per week. Shifts will be 4 days, 4 off, 4 nights, 4 off either 08:00-16:00 or 11:00-19:00.

What we offer:

We are a recognised Real Living Wage Foundation partner and Social Enterprise. We offer a wide range of industry leading benefits, including:

  • Enhanced Company sick pay scheme
  • Paid SIA license renewals
  • Regular innovative industry training programmes
  • Enhanced Family Leave Pay
  • Reward and Recognition Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Annual employee engagement and communications survey – Your View Matters
  • Access to high staff discounts and perks
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in Service Scheme
  • Colleagues Welfare Fund

What you will need:

  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus.
  • A valid SIA Door Supervisor License - essential
  • Confidence and ability to establish and maintain good and effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, multitasking and working under pressure.
  • Excellent IT Skills including Microsoft Software Packages (e.g. Excel)
  • Able to achieve vetting to BS7858 Standards

What are you going to do:

  • Maintain overall surveillance of the site, carrying out regular site patrols and recording these as per Corps and Customer requirements.
  • Ensuring all visitors and contractors to site are correctly briefed, sign in and out of the site.
  • Record the entry and exit of delivery whilst on site, including processing of paperwork in line with site quality procedures.
  • To ensure that patrols are carried out and to the correct standards.
  • Set and unset primary and secondary alarm security systems for out of hours security provision if applicable.
  • Comply with site waste management procedures.
  • Complete documents as required including daily occurrence log, shift handover, incident/accident records and any site-specific reports.
  • Ensure you are familiar with Assignment Instructions, Risk Assessments, and other quality & safety documents; advise Corps Duty Manager and/or client personnel on any changes or recommendations to improve.
  • Maintain your own training records via Corps Colleague Portal such that your skills remain up to date, and in particular your first aid and fire marshal training is in accordance with legislative guidelines.
  • Continuously apply your SIA skills, maintaining a high level of professionalism. Your SIA licence must be always displayed.
  • Perform ad hoc duties as directed.

Diversity is important to Corps Security; we believe that each individual has unique talents to contribute to the business. We believe that creating an inclusive environment in which individuals are valued is fundamental to our business success and we are committed to working towards achieving this.

Corps Security adheres to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunities (“EEO”) benefits both the Company and its colleagues. EEO assists colleagues to develop to their full employment potential while the Company benefits from having a diverse, inclusive, and enthusiastic workforce.

Corps Security is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant. Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

Under the current data protection legislation, we are required to notify you, as a candidate for employment with Corps Security, of certain information. Please go to our website - ‘career’ section and familiarise yourself with the Privacy Notice (Recruitment). Please ensure you are happy with the content, before applying for one for our jobs.

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