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Security Guard - Day

Posted 8 November by Hargreaves Lansdown plc
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Competitive salary
Bristol , Avon
Permanent, full-time
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HL is one of the largest and most successful financial services companies in the UK. We started out in Bristol and have grown to over 1 million clients, we still have our headquarters based in the heart of Bristol’s Harbourside.

We have an opportunity for a customer service focused Security Guard to join our passionate Reception team. You will be ensuring the safety of colleagues and visitors as well as the physical security of our 100,000sq/ft building.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Guard Reception
  • Regular patrols of the building to ensure it is secure
  • Dealing with system alarm activations
  • Signing in and out colleagues, contractors and other visitors to site
  • Appropriately recording and reporting any incidents or concerns to the Head of Building Security
  • Monitoring of CCTV
  • Supporting any other parts of the business as and when required
  • Ensuring that the Assignment Instructions for the building and the role are fully adhered to

Shift Pattern: rolling pattern of 4 nights on, 4 nights off

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Current Security Industry Authority (SIA) license held
  • Computer literate (training for our internal computer systems will be provided)
  • Experience of working within security industry either as a lone worker or as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to report and record events as they occur
  • Confident to communicate security protocols to those who may be unaware
  • Ability to accurately check details and confirm it is valid
  • Smart, reliable, watchful, hardworking, patient, diligent, diplomatic
  • Proactive, able to use ones initiative and seek guidance where necessary
  • Previous experience as a guard
  • Previous experience of working in an office environment or within a professional organisation
  • Good organisational skills and well-honed ability to follow procedures
  • Good people skills and ability to get on well with others whilst remaining professional

Desirable Skills and Attributes:

  • Other additional security qualifications
  • Customer service experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office computer systems
  • Previous corporate security guard experience
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Reference: 39326758

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