Area Security Officer

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom |
Salary: 9.00 hourly |
Posted: 12 Oct 2020 |
Closes: 11 Nov 2020 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 200001I5

Role Overview
 
 
Our way of life is not how it used to be. To get life moving again, our country needs people to help everyone feel safe and secure in getting back to their everyday lives. Join us as an Area Security Officer in Newcastle upon Tyne to help secure that normal life for the nation and a stable career for yourself with the market leader in security.
 

 

We help to secure all aspects of working life. In this role you will be working on British government department sites in Newcastle upon Tyne, Sunderland, Northumberland and Hexam. This is a customer facing role where you will be responsible for  protecting both the staff working on the premises and also the customers entering the buildings.  Our work has never been more vital and we need you to help make it happen. 

 

As things keep developing, every day will be different. But you’ll be able to provide a consistent service, with day-to-day responsibilities such as:

Presenting at all times a smart, alert, visible and commanding security presence

Access control and securing customer premises

Reporting any security events and dealing with emergency situations, including initial alerts and evacuations in accordance with site procedures.

 

You’ll be responsible for keeping everyone safe, providing customer service with a smile and managing visitors, car parking and any incidents. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you must be a friendly face who enjoys helping the public and being on your feet all day. In return you can look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities. 


 


The Ideal Candidate

You will need to be aged 18 or over, a confident communicator who is a team player with the drive to provide a friendly and professional service at all times. A good IT knowledge is also key, You must be flexible and available to work on a varied shift pattern which will include days, nights and weekends. It would be a benefit to have from some security experience and your SIA licence, however it’s not essential, as we provide full SIA (Security Industry Authority) licence training. As this is a mobile position, you will also need to have a full clean driving licence and your own transport.

Join G4S and you can also enjoy real career progression with a large international company - as the world’s leading provider of security solutions, we offer loads of training and support. You’ll be in safe hands from our induction and on-site training to regular reviews and welfare checks with our managers.

Benefits
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year, 8 of these will be in lieu of bank holidays (worked or not worked)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Great 4 Savings Employee Discount Scheme
  • Progression, training and development opportunities
About the Company

G4S is the world's leading global, integrated security company specialising in the delivery of security and related services to customers across six continents. We specialise in outsourced business processes and facilities in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. We operate in over 90 countries. We have a truly global business with large established market positions in developed markets and outstanding positions in fast growing emerging markets. G4S has a unique global footprint, employing more than 570,000 people world-wide, and are the largest security solutions provider in the world.

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