Gatehouse Security Officer - Telford

Job Overview

Telford, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
10 days ago

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Job Description

Would you like to be part of a team working for a well-known, established employer?

Do you enjoy meeting and greeting people, and know you'll be part of forming the core of what our security officers offer?

If so, why not apply!

Here at Securitas we guard and protect a variety of clients across the globe, these range from banks, retail chains, and leisure venues through to corporate offices. Our employees play an integral role in making people feel safe. Securitas is encouraging and empowering diversity & inclusion in the workplace and has been recognised with both UK SuperBrand and UK Top Employer awards for 2020/21.

Average of 56 hours per week over year

Working on 3 days, 3 nights & 3 off basis

Overtime Opportunities

Must hold a full driving licence for site patrol car.

Working in a busy gatehouse with a colleague to control access / egress, deliveries and contractors arriving on site and support on first aid (training available).

How you will make an impact as a Security Officer:

  • Prevent and deter unauthorised access to the site.
  • Monitor fire alarms, intruder alarms and CCTV as appropriate.
  • Conduct external and internal security patrols.
  • Provide traffic control and apply parking restrictions as required.
  • Carry out routine tests of security equipment where appropriate.
  • Provide support, guidance and information to all staff, visitors and contractors whilst ensuring safeguarding of the premises.
  • Ensure health and safety procedures are followed at all times.
  • Record and report all faults, health and safety hazards and unsafe working practices.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in a timely fashion and conduct effective handover procedures.

Essential Skills

What you will bring to be a Security Officer:

  • SIA Licence
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Five-year checkable employment history or be able to produce documentary evidence of any period of unemployment, self-employment, or full and part-time education during that period.
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Excellent communication skills and a strong customer focus
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Manage multiple tasks
  • The ability to make good judgment and come to sensible conclusions
  • Able to negotiate and deal with sensitive and confidential matters with tact and discretion

Desirable Skills

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Knowledge of Gatehouse Security

About Company

Integrity, Vigilance, and Helpfulness are the core values that Securitas is built on to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise for our customers, employees, and shareholders.

Securitas is an all-inclusive employer, and we encourage individuality within our company. If you want to know more about why Securitas is the world's leading security group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, please visit: en-GB/

Join the Securitas Team today!


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