Security Officer

Location
Gateshead
Salary
Up to 9.33 Per Hour
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
10 Sep 2019
Ref
compass/TP/16802/60417AK
Contact
Mrs Ann Kinsella
Job Function
Front Of House
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Security Officer



Looking for a new opportunity as a Security Officer? A step towards your new career? Or maybe you want to move up a level and take on more responsibility?



Look no further as we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, multi-talented and highly skilled Security Officer to provide a safe and secure working environment for our site. 


Package description

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Security Officer to join our team.



The successful applicant will have a flexible approach to their working hours in order to meet the needs of the business.



As a valued employee of compass UK & Ireland, you will gain access to great discounts from thousands of high street shops, restaurants, café, gym, cinema and much more.



 


Main responsibilities

Maintain high profile internal and external patrols across the site. Activate or de-activate alarm systems.  Ensure schedules of checks are followed and in accordance with Procedures.



Respond promptly and effectively to all security requests, including when Trust staff are faced with violent or abusive patients, visitors or members of the public, through undertaking necessary restraint and control in a professional and legal manner.



Complete daily reports of accidents or incidents following the agreed procedure, ensuring all necessary action is taken.



Control and issue of Trust and Contractor Identification Badges, maintaining the ID Badge Database.



Use of IT software in relation to security and car parking operations.



Operation of closed circuit television surveillance in accordance with operational instructions and approved Code of Practice. (SIA Door Supervisor Licence approved).



 


Ideal candidate

The ideal candidate must hold a valid SIA Licence, along with the following:




  • Possess good IT skills.

  • Must have at least 2 years work experience as a security guard in a previous role.

  • Understanding of a range of routine work procedures and protocols.

  • Understanding of relevant Manual Handling procedures and protocols.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Excellent communication skills.


About the company

14forty, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is a leading provider of food and support services in the business and industry sector. We offer high quality integrated facilities management (IFM) solutions to clients looking for a single provider. Organisations who rely on the performance of their people for their competitive edge, our integrated services provide the best customer experience and deliver value. In a rapidly changing world, we help our clients stay agile and one step ahead; our experts deliver great service in safe environments every day.



Built on the fact that there are 1440 precious minutes in every day, 14forty aims to maximise the productivity of each of these for its clients.