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Security Officer

28 days left to apply Henlow, Bedfordshire
GBP11.00 - GBP11.00 per hour
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  • Job Ref: 608_1656006559
  • Sector: Security
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date added: 23rd June 2022
  • Recruiter: Elizabeth Hunter

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Carlisle Support Services have an exciting new opportunity for a Security Officer in Henlow, Bedfordshire. You will be working an average of 56 hours per week based on a 3 week cycle working days, nights and weekends. The shift pattern is 3 days , 4 nights, 3 days off.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Control room Activities
  • Register cleared contractors, issue temporary badges, in employee cars, direct visitors for new ID card.
  • Keep aware of what's happening on-site, even when you're not present, by following the handover procedure and reviewing information from previous shifts.
  • Be aware of the relevant emergency and escalation procedures, as the first point of contact when an incident occurs.
  • Provide a visual and physical deterrent to any individual or group wanting to gain access to site illegally.
  • Secure the site by controlling access and egress, carrying out security patrols to deter crime.
  • Be aware of hazards, reacting to medical incidents and responding appropriately.
  • Manage traffic, including controlling vehicle access, directing traffic flow, signing in and directing visitors and monitoring the on site parking.
  • Manage the security of government marked and classified information and materials, helping to maintain the security of the site by conducting internal patrols, furniture checks, desk checks and car searches.
  • Operate the control room/gatehouse and reception systems.

Candidate specification:

  • SIA Licence (DS) is essential.
  • Provide a checkable work history for the past 5 Years and meet UK Home Office Security Screening Standards.
  • Proven work experience as a Security Officer or in a Customer Service role.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite - especially Excel & Word.
  • Professional attitude and smart appearance.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Multi-tasking and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks.

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