Security Officer

Job Title: Security Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bracknell
Salary: 9.16 per hour
Start Date: 2019-02-05 00:00:00
Reference: SDX/TP/94741/41681
Contact Name: Alison Scott
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2019 11:56

Job Description

We currently have an opportunity for a security officer to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Package description
  • AN ESSENTIAL requirement for this role includes being SIA licenced
  • Working night shifts:
    • on a 4 on 4 off rotating shift from:
      • 19.30 - 07.30 
  • Working alone to provide security to our Clients, customers and contractors in our Clients European Headquarters, applicants must therefore be confident to work on their own, complete patrols and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent command of the English language is required both oral and written to ensure we continue to provide our Clients and customers with an excellent level of customer care and service
  • Excellent IT skills with previous experience using Micro Office software packages including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel
  • We will provide you with a full uniform and PPE enabling the successful applicant to look smart and professional 
  • We require our staff to be versatile and flexible to meet the needs of our Clients and customers
  • Previous experience working in a similar site / environment would be advantageous.
Main responsibilities

As a security officer you will be responsible for –

Security operations and support the IFM contract

Ensuring site occupants, premises and perimeters are safe and secure

Patrolling, securing and monitoring premises with the aid of closed circuit television (CCTV)

Supervising the entrance and perimeter of a large food production organisation

Work proactively, use initiative, have a do not walk past work ethic and inquisitive nature

Coordinate Health and Safety and evacuation procedures.

Ideal candidate

Excellent customer care skills and the ability to multitask

Excellent communication skills

Excellent awareness skills

The ability to work under pressure

Experience or working in a similar role and environment

Knowledge of security techniques, use of technology, experience of investigations and compiling reports.

About the company

About the company, Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young persons and vulnerable adults . Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to post, including checks with past employers and Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/or Disclosure Scotland (Scotland).