Security Officer

Corps Security is currently recruiting for a SIA Licenced Security Officer to be based at one of our prestigious client's premises.

Job title: SIA Licenced Security Officer

Location: Milton Keynes, MK7

Pay: £12 per hour

Mixed Shifts: Day, Nights and Weekends

Hours: 42 hours per week

About us:

Since our establishment in 1859, Corps Security has been committed to treating its people well, and this means we offer some of the most attractive pay and benefits in the industry and have some of the best staff retention levels.

Corps Security is the leading specialist security solutions provider and is one of the most respected companies in the UK market.

Our client:

The Open University, established by Royal Charter on 23 April 1969, is the leading university for flexible, innovative and world-leading research in the United Kingdom and in over 100 countries worldwide.

Uniquely placed to understand the needs of part-time students, combining their learning while earning, their innovative, award-winning distance teaching credentials have seen over 2 million students receive an education, otherwise denied to them at campus-based universities.

The majority of the OUs undergraduate students are based throughout the United Kingdom and principally study off campus; many of its courses can also be studied anywhere in the world.

There are also a number of full-time postgraduate research students based on the 48-hectare university campus headquarter where they use the OU facilities for research, as well as more than 1000 members of academic and research staff and over 2500 administrative, operational and support staff.

Job purpose:

Providing security and support duties in a professional and courteous manner in line with both the client requirements and Corps Securitys policies and procedures.

Role requirements:

* To undertake any of these duties the post holder must hold a valid SIA licence - Door Supervisor or Security Guarding.
* Must hold a full U.K.

driving licence - no more than 6 points.
* A 5-year checkable work/career history.

All applicants will be vetted in line with industry standards BS7858.
* To have a smart appearance befitting the company.
* Reliable, responsible, and punctual.
* Excellent communication skills, verbal, listening and written, ability to write reports.
* Capable of following complex instructions and meeting tight deadlines.
* An enthusiastic and motivated individual with a customer focussed approach to work.
* Be PC literate, able to operate Microsoft Word and Excel effectively.
* Able to work in a team as well as on your own.
* Able to complete patrols internally and externally and able to stand/walk for extended periods when asked.
* Flexible in the approach to daily duties and additional events when held on site.
* A valid SIA licence for Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) is desirable.
* Valid First Aid at work Certificate is desirable.
* Security experience is desirable.
* To be readily available to cover shifts when required


Duties include:

* To monitor CCTV in the Control Room for the prevention of crime.
* To monitor alarm systems like Fire, Panic, Intruder & Building Energy Management and to respond to alarm activations in the appropriate manner.
* Responding to emergency situations such as lift entrapments, traffic accidents and first aid incidents.
* To create a safe environment in line with current safeguarding policy, legislation and practice.
* To control physical access to the campus and off site locations.

Permit access only to those who are identified employees, approved visitors, contractors and suppliers.
* Issue I.D.

access cards, access rights and keys in accordance with procedures.
* To deal with enquiries from students, staff, visitors, contractors and other customers in a courteous manner.
* Complete incident reports using an electronic incident log, detailing the events taking place on your shift and ensuring this is kept legible.
* To log & report missing, damaged or safety equipment such as first aid kits, lift and refuge emergency telephones.
* To co-ordinate patrolling officers at the request of the Security Warden.
* To rotate controlling and patrolling duties during each shift on a 2-3 hour rolling basis.
* To lock/unlock buildings and rooms as required, including off site buildings.
* To complete a frequency of patrols of vulnerable areas on campus grounds.
* To provide a security presence for the prevention of crime and respond to suspicious activities.


Company Benefits:

Corps Security also offers a range of industry leading benefits, including:

* Company sick pay scheme
* Full company uniform (Paid for by Corps Security)
* Paid SIA license renewals
* Pension scheme
* Award winning training opportunity
* Recruitment bonus scheme
* New business lead scheme
* Employee assistance programme Additional Benefits
* 1 hour paid lunch time break per shift.
* 2 x 15 min.

paid tea breaks per shift.
* Overtime shifts are often available
* Employee Recognition Awards every 6 months.


Next Steps

To apply for our vacancy for a SIA Licenced Security Officer, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you!


  • Location: Milton Keynes, England
  • Salary: £12 Per Hour + Benefits
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Lilium Direct
  • Posted: 18-Jan-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com