Join our Team – Static Security Officer – Wellesbourne Distribution Park,  Job Ref 699 

Are you an individual who can lead teams to deliver quality as the ‘norm’, has a passion for ensuring security is the No. 1 priority and has a proven track record of managing clients Key Performance Indicators and service levels ?  If so, we want to hear from you.

We now have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make a real difference and join our team.

 

What is the role?

Static Security Officer – Frontline SIA License required – no applications will be considered unless you hold a valid SIA License. All roles are subject vetting to a 5 year checkable history

 

Where is it based?

 In our Central  Region at one of our client’s Site’s in the Wellesbourne Distribution Park

 

Why work for us?

Well apart from joining our friendly team we offer Uniform, SIA Licensing savings scheme, Cycle to work salary sacrifice, 5.6 weeks annual leave including Bank Holiday’s, Pension and Life Assurance subject to qualifying service.

Perkbox – Working in partnership with Perkbox, all employees are offered a range of benefits, from retailer discounts, cinema tickets, wellness and gym membership and many other fantastic benefits for you to enjoy. *available after 6 months service.

 

Who we are:

Ward Security provides security services solutions to a range of UK businesses. Security services include: CCTV security systems, property management, guard dog security, key holding services, security guard patrol services, response alarm systems and more.  We also offer security approved qualifications training through our Training Academy.

With over 1000 employees operating nationally we seek the best talent to uphold our vision to be the most trusted Security Partner in the UK.

Ward Security recruit, train and reward the very best staff, complemented by the latest technology and communications to ensure the highest levels of security and Client service.

We will need your current CV and you can upload this on your online application form and send this to HR.Queries@ward-security.co.uk quoting the Job Reference.

Read about us @ www.ward-security.co.uk

 

What is the main purpose of the role?

The purpose of this role is to protect the clients’ business interests by the provision of a security presence in addressing issues dealing with fire, damage, theft and health and safety issues, you will be reporting to the Gatehouse Supervisor, Previous gatehouse experience is required for this role.

 

  • To ensure that all duties are carried out in accordance with the site specific assignment instructions and in accordance with the client’s & Company’s wishes.
  • To provide regular foot patrols within defined areas as an effective deterrent in the protection of the client’s property and assets.
  • To effectively control the access to the client’s premises, examining documentation to ascertain the authenticity and authority to gain access.
  • To provide monitoring functions to CCTV and alarm functions, ensuring all necessary documentation is completed. To be aware of the operation of those functions and to respond as required.
  • When required to assist and escort visitors to their destinations within the clients complex.
  • To submit detailed reports on discovery of issues relating to health and safety and crime to the relevant authority either verbally or in report form as required.
  • In line with Company policy, carry out routine search procedures in sensitive manner to include vehicles, buildings and persons.
  • To effectively deal with all incidents falling within the security remit. To effectively report all incidents to the relevant authority.
  • To ensure that the building is locked/unlocked in a timely and efficient manner.
  • To provide a point of contact and information centre to staff and visitors.
  • To deal with the sorting/collecting of mail and that dealing with goods in/out is done in accordance with the site specific Assignment Instructions.
  • To maintain a log of all visitors, incidents and any other records that may be required by the client.
  • To maintain the client’s key safe to issue and record all movements of keys within the client’s premises.
  • To identify suspicious persons and actions and report such circumstances.
  • To undertake other related duties as may be required after consultation with the Regional Operations Manager or other appropriate Manager in line with the specific site requirements.

 

What experience and skills do I need?

  • A current SIA Frontline License is essential – applicants will not be considered if you do not hold a valid license.
  • Gatehouse experienced is required
  • Excellent verbal and literacy skills for report writing
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate clearly with people at all levels projecting a confident and professional manner.
  • To be able to observe and accurately record incidents as they occur.
  • Be able to prioritise workloads and be flexible in the approach to varied tasks.

Ward Security are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Ward Security is pleased to announce that it has become a Recognised Service Provider working alongside the Living Wage Foundation. This achievement means Ward Security meet the standards set by Citizens UK and Centre for Civil Society for good practice by providers of personnel under contract.

Ward Security is an approved HABC Training Centre to deliver security recognised training qualifications in:

  • Level 2 Working as a Security Officer in the Private Security Industry
  • Level 2 Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry
  • Level 2 Award for Working as a CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance) in the Private Security Industry