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Gatehouse Security Officer

Location: Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire
Hours: 48 Hours per week 2 days, 2 nights shifts and 4 off 07.00 - 19.00 / 19.00 - 07.00
Hourly Pay / Salary: £7.45 Per Hour

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Gatehouse Security Officer to join Kingdom.

 Position - Skill Base Requirements

A valid SIA licence;

A full five year checkable employment history;

Excellent customer service skills;

Previous experience in a similar role is desirable.

Surveillance skills

Excellent communication skills are required both written and verbal.

Have a good level of judgement professionalism.

IT skills

How to achieve success: introduce yourself at the start of a new shift – have a “can do” attitude and accept reasonable instruction – smile, acknowledge, say hello, use eye contact & engage during shift – cultivate a good team working relationship (inc local police) - wear appropriate contract uniform – ID Card & SIA License – are you proud of how you look today / promoting professionalism? – be knowledgeable

Asset protection (stock, property, people)

How to achieve success: aware of location layout – high profile visual patrols – being observant & vigilant – aware of hot spots and identify areas of concern – deter persons with intent to commit a criminal act, play your part in providing a safe work environment and reducing any loss

Safe & Secure

How to achieve success: book on/off and make safety calls at an agreed frequency, aware of life safety systems & safe to work procedures e.g. alarms, first aid, fire doors clear, react and support swiftly – make safe, calm and controlled decisions – record & escalate appropriately

Assignment Instructions (AIs)

How to Achieve Success: content awareness including, breaks & welfare, personal mobile phone & headset use, smoking policy, risk assessment & crisis management

General Responsibilities

Access & egress control - CCTV monitoring - Key control - Site patrols, checks & lockdowns - Equipment use and maintenance - Maintain a daily log book - Arrest & Search (must be aware of policies) - Administration