Security Officer - Full time

Location: Manchester City Centre |
Salary: £8.48 per hour |
Posted: 12 Nov 2019 |
Closes: 15 Nov 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Patient Transport Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: G4S/US/4888

24 days Annual Leave; Life Assurance; Pension; Employee Assistance Programme; Access to High Street Discount


Job Introduction:

We are actively seeking to recruit an enthusiastic; hard working individual for the role of Security Officer to join our team based at Manchester Magistrates Court in Manchester City Centre.

The position is Tues-Fri 0830-1900hrs plus 1 in 3 Saturdays giving weekly ave. 45 hours with the possibility of extra hours being offered as overtime paid at same rate.

This role and contract sits within our Facilities Management Sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive; safe and smooth working environments. At G4S we are used to working in critical and secure environments. Our expertise in sectors such as Schools; Prisons; Courts; Hospitals and other public facilities are second to none.

G4S have been established for over 100 years, operate in 95 countries globally and employ around 585,000 employees, which allows for the opportunity for personal development and growth within.


Role Responsibility:

Some of the main responsibilities that this role will involve are as follows:-

  • Presenting at all times a smart; alert; visible and commanding security presence
  • Access Control - control of access doors and barriers  to ensure that only authorised persons and vehicles are permitted access
  • Conducting entry searches of all persons entering the building via public entrances by means of archway metal detectors; hand-held wands and x-ray machine
  • Confiscation/Seizure of restricted items as required
  • Attending to and dealing with security incidents, including the writing up of incident reports
  • Preventing or excluding persons from secure parts of the building or it's environments
  • Carrying out regular patrols of the building and it environments as and when required
  • Issue and collection of visitors  and contractor passes
  • Escort visitors and contractor as required
  • Completion of Security Assignment log book and records
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by Management


The Ideal Candidate:

The Ideal Candidate for this role is someone who can provide excellent customer service, is flexible and enjoys working as part of a hardworking conscientious team in a fast paced environment. Due to the environment in which this role is operating it is important that you have good interpersonal skills and treat those that you come into contact with with integrity and respect at all times, you must be comfortable dealing with sensitive situations whilst remaining professional at all times.

Priority will be given to those applicants who hold a frontline SIA Licence

CCTV licence would be desirable

You will be fluent in spoken and written English

Work with the Core Values of G4S:-

  • Act with Integrity and Respect
  • Passionate about Safety; Security and Service Excellence
  • Achieve this through Innovation and Teamwork


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