Security Officer

Are you an experienced Security Officer? Do you want more structured hours?

The Leicestershire College are looking for an experienced Security Officer to join the Estates team in providing a flexible, efficient and effective security service for the property at all times.

This is a great opportunity for individuals, to work 37.5 hours per week over 5 days. The shifts are 6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm and are rotated between the team. Whilst your main days of work will be Monday-Friday, you will be required to work an occasional Sunday on a rota, and the hours for this will be 8am-4pm. Where you work a Sunday, you will have Friday and Saturday as your rest days for that week.

 Key responsibilities include regular surveillance patrols across the College campus, being a point of contact for learners, colleagues and visitors and providing a customer focused presence on site. The Security team also operates a rota for holding the on call phone. (Call outs will be supplemented in your salary.)

To be considered for the role, you will have experience of providing security and/or locking down buildings on a large site. You will be able to demonstrate a professional approach and the ability to work on your own initiative. Applicants must hold an SIA license and possess or be willing to work towards a recognised First Aid Qualification.

The Leicestershire College welcomes applications regardless of age, gender (or transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, disability, race, religion or belief, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled and ex-servicemen applicants who meet the essential criteria. The Leicestershire College positively embraces flexible working, recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life and will consider all flexible working applications.

The Leicestershire College is a great place to work and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  Alongside our commitment to your professional and personal development, we also offer a generous benefits package including:

  • On-site parking
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional holiday is available to purchase
  • Access to onsite restaurant, cafes, and library
  • Scottish Widow pension scheme

We are and have consistently invested in providing our learners and employees with an outstanding and unrivalled range of modern facilities and resources.

The successful candidate will be employed by The Leicestershire College a subsidiary company of Loughborough College. The terms and conditions of employment offered by the Leicestershire College are different to those of Loughborough College. Please note that employees of the Leicestershire College are based at Loughborough College.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply who would require sponsorship can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing their circumstances against criteria specified on the Gov website.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 28th September 2021


For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.