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Security Officer

Job title: Security Officer
Contract type: Contract
Location: Horsham
Industry: Facilities Management
Salary: £22000 per annum
Reference: JO-2005-237669
Contact name: Shannon Lowe
Contact email:

Job description

Title: Security Officer

Location: Horsham, RH12

Salary: £22,000

Hours: 42 hours per week, Monday - Sunday 4 days on 4 days off 12 hour shifts days and nights 7am to 7pm and 7pm to 7am.

Duration: 3 Month Fix Term Contract with potential extension

Job Purpose:

To provide high visibility security Static and Mobile guarding at the properties/building and surrounding grounds.

Principle Accountabilities: 

  • Providing high visibility Static Guarding or Mobile Guarding of the property/building and grounds
  • Provide a visible deterrent regarding security issues on the property/building and grounds
  • Provide CCTV monitoring of the perimeter of the property/building and surrounding grounds
  • To have Conflict Resolution training / experience
  • Maintain accurate records and logs of incidents and site visit logs
  • Liaising with Police and other public bodies to ensure a coordinated approach and awareness of local issues
  • Dealing with communications from telephone calls and radio users in a professional manner in accordance with operating procedures
  • Exchanging all necessary information to colleagues during shift change
  • Develop and maintain relationships with all the clients departments
  • Maintain accurate site contract administration files
  • Be conversant with all statutory compliance processes and procedures
  • Ensure that all policies, procedures and standards are in place and adhered too
  • Maintain day-to-day contact with the customer’s representatives and attend meetings as directed

Candidate Profile

Person Specification

  • Security Industry Qualifications – Front line SIA Licence for Security Officers 
  • Owner / driver with full driving licence
  • A good Level of interpersonal and customer relationship skills
  • All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check (Disclosure) from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. This will include details of ALL cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions, whether “spent” or “unspent”. Criminal convictions will only be taken into account when they are relevant to the post.
  • An understanding of a basic Police and other Emergency Services procedures
  • Knowledge of the phonetic alphabet
  • CCTV Monitoring experience
  • Experience of hand-held radio use
  • Future SIA licenses funded
  • First aid certificate
  • De-fib certificate

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