Security Officer

We have a great opportunity for a Security Officer to join our Estates department. The Security team works together to provide an essential front of house service. This involves the support in providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment for students, staff and visitors to the College.

  • Average 27 hours per week (38 weeks term time only)

The Security Officer role is varied and no two days are ever the same. The Security team support each other with the daily duties and skills are enhanced with the ongoing training facility that is offered. 

As a Security Officer, you will undertake security duties to ensure that the relevant campus is opened and closed, secured and alarmed at agreed times and undertake regular patrols to monitor security and reporting any issues through the appropriate channels. You will also monitor student behaviour, intervening and managing behaviours when appropriate, promoting a positive College ethos at all times and reporting inappropriate behaviour to a duty manager.

We are looking for someone who can communicate at all levels and has the ability to remain calm and professional in a range of situations, quickly assessing and diffusing situations in line with College policies and values.

As a Security Officer, you should:

  • Have previous experience of front line security
  • Hold a SIA Licence
  • Hold a Full Driving licence

Benefits include:

  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards, Staff BBQ, Christmas Party
  • Good Pension Scheme

Closing date: 11am Friday 5 July 2019

Interview date: Thursday 18 July 2019

See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

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…by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.

Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.