Security Officer

Dardan Security
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£9.25 ph
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Security Officer required for an average of 42 hours per week covering one of our prestigious contracts in Cambridge. The successful applicant will receive an hourly wage of £9.25 and work a shift pattern of 4 on 4 off days & nights.

What we offer:

  • Full uniform & PPE provided

  • Comprehensive training

  • First Aid training given

  • Pension scheme

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Loyalty awards scheme

  • Quarterly awards scheme

  • Retention bonus* - We believe if we look after you, you will look after our customers, so to prove this, we offer a retention bonus of £100 after successful completion of your probationary period and a further £100 at 12 months' service.

  • Recommend a friend scheme (£100 for 6 months' successful probation and a further £100 at 12 months' service)

*Subject to terms and conditions

About your new role:

As a Security Officer covering your primary duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Carrying out foot patrols on site

  • Reporting issues/concerns to appropriate authorities

  • Assisting the client and their staff in any security related matters

  • Escorting visitors to designated locations on site

  • Assisting fire response teams during any incidents on site

  • Carrying out random search procedures on site

  • Liaising with security colleagues at strategic posts on site

  • Ensuring all security site documentation is up to date and accurate

  • Carrying out daily check on the patrol vehicle and reporting any defects to company management

  • Responding to and recording all incidents in the Daily Occurrence Book

  • Regular report writing

  • Protecting valuable property and equipment

  • Providing customer service to all visitors and contractors on site

Skills & Requirements:

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • 5 years checkable employment history

  • Frontline SIA licence

  • Full, manual driver's licence.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Desirable skills:

  • First aid (preferred but not essential)

  • Industry experience

  • IT literate

  • Good report writing skills

Dardan security are ranked in the top 5% of all security providers in the UK. To apply and join our expanding team, please send a CV and covering letter by clicking apply.

Dardan Security are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days unfortunately on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Dardan Security reserves the right to close the job prior to the published end date should a suitable applicant be found.

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