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Security Officer Preston, United Kingdom 14.00 hourly

Security Officer

Location: Preston, United Kingdom |
Salary: 14.00 hourly |
Posted: 11 Jun 2024 |
Closes: 30 Jun 2024 |
Business Unit: UK Secure Solutions |
Contracted Hours: Full-time |
Employee Status: Permanent |
Reference: 6347

This vacancy is eligible for a retention bonus of £1,000 which will be paid on successful completion of 12 months of service!
 
 
Role Overview

 
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. We pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service in a safe and secure environment.
 

It’s a varied 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. With a keen eye and a brilliant way with people, you could look forward to an interesting role where no two days are the same with exciting career opportunities.

 

You will work a 4 on 4 off shift pattern, working either 0600-1800 or 1800-0600

 

The Benefits

  • 5.6 weeks paid holiday (8 of these will be in lieu of bank holidays - subject to shift pattern and accrual)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life assurance benefit
  • Financial support for SIA Licence & renewal
  • Contributory Healthcare Scheme
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Employee Discount Schemes
  • Progression, training & development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free uniform provided

 

About you
 

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 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.

 

About the Company

 

G4S is a leading global security and outsourcing group, specialising in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S have recently been acquired by Allied Universal making the company the biggest security provider and the 7th largest employer in the World.


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