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Security Officer - Admin Inverness £11.55 in first 6 months / £11.85 after 6 months / £12.15 after 1 year

Security Officer - Admin

Location: Inverness |
Salary: £11.55 in first 6 months / £11.85 after 6 months / £12.15 after 1 year |
Posted: 22 Oct 2021 |
Closes: 31 Jan 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/CD/7170

Uniform, Pension, Life Assurance, Up to 25 days Annual leave, Employee Assistance Programme


Job Introduction:

G4S (now part of Allied Universal) is the largest secure solutions company in the world and one of Britain’s top Employers. Our Cash Management Solutions business has expertise in secure logistics and payment services including cash and valuables transportation, cash processing, ATM and cash centre outsourcing, secure storage and retrieval and merchant services.

 

As an employee of G4S Cash Solutions, each role will have specific responsibilities for the identification, management and control of risk in order to safeguard the business, staff, customers, assets and reputation. Every G4S employee has a role to play in understanding and supporting the business in embedding effective risk management controls and assurance and be integral to the effectiveness and success of G4S.
 

 


Role Responsibility:

We currently have a number of opportunities for Security Officers to join our team and be a part of our continued success. As a Branch Security Officer you will be at the very heart of our operation. Your primary duties will be all aspects of security at the branch, controlling the entry and exit of vehicles, employees and visitors to and from the branch. You will also need to work within the company procedural guidelines to ensure a high quality of service is consistently maintained with optimum efficiency. Due to the nature of the industry in which we operate, you will need to be confident working to stringent procedures within a highly regulated environment. This will ensure that our service remains superior and that our customers’ requirements are met with optimum efficiency.

 

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Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring the CCTV systems and escalating security issues and liaising with all other departments and National Control Centre.  Raising the alarm in the event of an attack.

  • Operation of switchboard when required.

  • Carry out any other duties that are deemed reasonable. 

  • Be aware of health and safety issues and ensure all employees are able to work in a safe manner.

  • Undertake training activities as required.

  • Liaise with other departments, branches, customers and suppliers, as appropriate, to resolve issues and maintain security and service. 

  • Control the entry and exit of vehicles, employees and visitors to, from and within the branch.

  • Ensure quality standards (5S) are consistently reviewed and adhered to. 

  • Follow well-defined procedures to ensure the security of the buildings.

  • Responsible for branch security, monitoring all areas of the location and escalating issues immediately.

  • To carry out the opening and closing of the location (if applicable).

  • To carry out airport style searches.

  • To be trusted with some access control information.

  • Provide data to the team and assist in the controls of holidays, absence and sickness through utilising tools such as HRpro with the objective of improving attendance and delivering site performance

  • Support with and provide operational, HR and financial site reporting

 

This job description will be subject to change in accordance with operational developments and the job holder’s expertise.


The Ideal Candidate:

So what makes a successful Security Officer?

  • Firstly, you will need to be confident in communicating at all levels in both written and spoken English.

  • You will need to be confident following specific procedures and instructions.

  • An appropriate level of numeracy is also very important.

  • You must also be able to work to tight deadlines.

  • Previous experience in monitoring and controlling security equipment would be extremely beneficial, as would experience using IT and computer systems.

  • You must also be willing to undertake shift work

  • You will need to be able to work as part of a team player.

  • Finally, you must be continuously focused on providing a top notch service to our customers by being efficient, flexible and at all times security conscious.

 

We also have some specific security criteria that you will need to meet:

  • You must be able to pass a criminal record check as well as a personal credit and ID check.

  • You must also have a 10 year employment/unemployment/educational history that we can check and verify.

  • You will need to be prepared to undergo airport style searches when entering and leaving our premises and be comfortable working within a secure, confined and highly regulated environment.

 

We’ll provide all the training and support to help you progress as a key member of a world-class team. And in addition to a culture that believes in promoting from within, we offer up to five weeks’ paid holiday, paid overtime, pension scheme, life assurance, free uniform and We Care; 24/7 access to online GP, mental health support and virtual wellbeing.

 

This role will be subject to a medical review, which may include a medical assessment with an occupational health practitioner.

 

If this opportunity is of interest then we want to hear from you. Please click the “Apply Now” button to submit your formal application. 
 

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