Security Officer

Location: Coventry, United Kingdom |
Salary: £9.36 hourly |
Posted: 25 Jan 2021 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 2100000N-internal

Role Overview


We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate, working as a Security Officer within an educational establishment in the centre of Coventry. As a Security Officer at G4S, you are more than a Security Guard. You’ll ensure the safety of our customers’ staff, their buildings and assets, whilst providing excellent customer service with a smile. 


This is a varied and interesting role that includes greeting staff and visitors and ensuring they adhere to the required security protocols, conducting searches where required, patrolling the premises and dealing with security incidents. If you have a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, then this could be the position for you and you could look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities.


The position requires flexibility throughout the contract as you may be required to work, days nights and weekends, on a rotational shift pattern. As this contract is diverse we will emerge you into the business and give you the opportunity to explore all parts of the contract including, patrolling, accommodation, customer care and many more, once you have trained in these areas we would look to move you to a more permanent rotation.


As this is a multi site position across Coventry, the ability to drive and access to a car is highly desirable.

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. 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.


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.



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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