Security Officer

Posted 14 September by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

I currently have several Security Officer vacancies within a secure government building in Winchester.

I currently have several job vacancies within a secure government building in Winchester. The job vacancies are due to start as soon as possible and run for approximately 3 to 6 months with the potential for a rolling contract upon completion.

The job role is for a Security Officer to work Monday to Sunday on a shift rotational pattern. The rates of pay are fixed at either £8.41 or £12.10 per hour (depending of the shift), which will increase to a flat rate of £10.45 (premium) per hour for all working hours on completion of your 12-week probationary period. There is free car parking available to all successful applicants along with a Hays Pension Scheme, which will become available upon the successful completion of 12 weeks work.

The Role/ Duties

  1. Checking in visitors
  2. Supervision of visitors
  3. Patrolling perimeter and grounds
  4. Supervising small selected prisoner work parties
  5. Escorting contractors & vehicles
  6. Searching Buildings
  7. Searching prisoners property
  8. Stores duties
  9. Routine administrative work
  10. Night patrol duties
  11. Canteen and kit exchange duties
  12. Emergency Control Room (ECR) and Communications Room
  13. Rub down searching of prisoners

The successful applicant does not require any experience as full training is provided, however a military or security background would be beneficial but not necessary.

All applicants for this vacancy must be willing to undergo a fully enhanced NOMS security clearance check, which will be fully funded and organised by Hays.

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