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Area Security Officer Newport, United Kingdom 9.80 hourly

Area Security Officer

Location: Newport, United Kingdom |
Salary: 9.80 hourly |
Posted: 5 May 2022 |
Closes: 5 Jun 2022 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: T220000GZ

Area Security Officer 

£9.80/hour

You’ll be covering various sites in and around Newport

 This is the security that you’ve been looking for. Join us as an Area Security Officer for stable, regular hours – no changing shift patterns, work that you can plan your life around and the opportunity to carve out a career with the biggest name in security.   

You’ll be greeting staff and visitors, interacting with the general public, ensuring they follow security protocols keeping our customers and their premises secure. Patrolling the premises and dealing with any security incidents, you’ll ensure visitors and staff are in a safe environment by de-escalating situations in a firm but respectful manner. Most of our roles operate on a day shift with sociable hours (generally 08:45 to 17:15) Monday to Saturday, however some flexibility to work out of hours as and when necessary will be required. You will cover a number of different sites in your area so no two days will be the same.

It would be great if you have an SIA licence or experience in security, but if not then full training will be provided. What’s crucial is your great communication and customer service skills. All our admin is digital and paperless, so you’ll need to be tech savvy enough to use our digital devices. As this is a mobile position, you will also need to have a driving licence and your own vehicle.
 

We are passionate about growing our own people. All of our leadership team first started out in a security role, and many of them have worked their way up with G4S. If you have the talent and desire, then we will help you to develop your skills so that you can reach your potential with us. 
 

Click apply to join us as an Area Security Officer for the security you’ve been looking for and a career that will take you places. 

Role Overview

Our way of life is not how it used to be. We’re looking for individuals who are looking to be part of our team in making the difference to get life moving again. In partnership with one of our biggest customers, we are supporting their goal in adapting to this new world;  getting our country back on its feet and people back into employment. Join us as an Area Security Officer to help secure the new normal for the nation and a stable career for yourself with the market leader in security. Don’t worry, if you’re not already experienced in security we’ll give you all the training you need!

This is a customer facing role where you will be responsible for  protecting both the staff working on the premises also the customers entering the buildings.  Our work has never been more vital and we need you to help make it happen. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you will 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 amazing career opportunities. 
 

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 covering various sites in and around Newport Gwent/Cwmbran, working Monday to Saturday between the hours of 8:45am - 5:15pm however a flexible approach is required.

You will need to be 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. If you have your SIA licence, that's great - but if not, we will give you all the training you need. Plus you’ll be paid for attending if we hire you !

As this is an Area Relief Officer position covering multiple sites, you will also need to have a full clean driving licence and your own transport.

We’re the world’s leading provider of security solutions so we offer lots 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

As this is a security role we’re required by law to ask a number of screening questions. You’ll only have to do this once to be eligible to apply for G4S and our wide range of security roles so we’ve made this as quick as possible.

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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