Security Officer (HR118) - Peterborough

Security Officer required for the Operational Support Team (OST) in Peterborough. If you are looking for a challenging, flexible role in which you can learn a spectrum of security skills then this is the role for you.

As an OST, you will receive training and development on a number of core sites in and around the Peterborough area.

Role Details:

Hours available: 36 Contracted hours per week over a 17-week period (Additional shifts may be available and offered to you)

Shift Pattern: Variable shift pattern covering Nights, Days,Weekends and Public holidays

Remuneration: Site Related. Double time on Bank Holidays

Role Requirements: SIA Licence, Full Driving Licence and a 5 year checkable work history.

Benefits:

  • Full uniform & PPE provided
  • Comprehensive training
  • Online discount Portal which includes money-saving offers on Household names such as Asda, Sainsbury's, Matalan, Argos to name but a few
  • Discounted Gym Memberships and Joining fees
  • 24-hour access to an online GP via telephone, Skype or Facetime, who can write prescriptions for you and your families
  • 24-hour emotional and counselling helpline, with advisors to help with issues such as bereavement, illness, stress, addiction or money worries
  • Discounted health cash plans, life insurance or personal accident insurance
  • Pension scheme - with a direct pension portal to monitor your pension growing and choose how it is invested
  • 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 12 months’ service
  • Recommend a friend scheme (£100 for 6 months and a further £100 at 12 months’) *

*Subject to terms and conditions

About your new role:
As a Security Officer covering a prestigious sites in and around the Peterborough area, your primary duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Demonstrating excellent customer service skills particularly when directly interfacing with the client
  • Dealing with demanding situations in a calm and professional manner
  • Answering incoming external calls for the site
  • Responding to and recording all incidents in the Daily Occurrence Book
  • Deterring criminal activity on site
  • Comprehensive report writing skills
  • Conducting foot patrols of the site
  • Providing assistance and support to our client on site
  • Monitoring site access control with the assistance of an internal CCTV system
  • Protecting valuable property and equipment
  • Provide 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
  • First Aid
  • Full, valid driver’s licence, own transport and scope to travel to a variety of core sites
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Worked within a customer focussed environment

Desirable skills:

  • Relevant Industry experience
  • Exposure to Project Griffin
  • IT literate

Dardan Security Services are ranked in the top 5% of all security providers in the UK.

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