Head of Security

Uxbridge, London (Greater)
£40,994 to £44,607 per annum
06 Jul 2022
20 Jul 2022
Job Function
Estates and Facilities
Contract Type
Full Time

HCUC (Harrow College & Uxbridge College) is a thriving Further Education College in West London, with four campuses at Uxbridge, Hayes, Harrow Weald and Harrow-on-the-Hill.  Based primarily at our Uxbridge Campus, you would be responsible for responsible for the management and operational delivery of a safe and secure environment across the College, whilst promoting a customer focussed and positive security culture for students, staff and visitors.  Reporting to the Head of Estates and Security, you would lead on incident management and on the development, maintenance and implementation of security policies and procedures.  You would manage a team of security staff, be the focal point for communication with the Police and assist with Safeguarding and Prevent issues.  

Together with experience in security or a Police/Armed Forces/related role, you will have previous management experience, good knowledge of security issues, with excellent communication, customer service and inter-personal skills.  You will be able to deal with incidents in a competent, calm manner and will have the ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders.  Ideally you will have experience of working with young people in an educational environment and knowledge of CCTV access control systems.  The role will be based at Uxbridge Campus, with the requirement to travel to our other campuses at Harrow and Hayes when required.

We offer generous annual leave, LGPS (pension scheme), free car parking on site and a supportive and friendly working environment.

Further details:    Job Description    

Equal Opportunities

HCUC is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage applications from all people, irrespective of disability, race, gender, age, sexual orientation, transsexual or gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, religion/faith or pregnancy and maternity leave.

Disclosure and Barring Service checks 

HCUC (Harrow & Uxbridge College) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and we expect all staff to share this commitment. To ensure that we meet our safeguarding commitments we will carry out all necessary pre-employment checks, including undertaking an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check for all successful candidates.  

Where references are taken up by the College, it is our policy not to disclose references to candidates.

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

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