Security Officer


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Security Officer

Gillingham, Kent

Medway Norse is one of the biggest joint ventures within Norse Group. We partner with Medway Council to deliver a growing number of frontline public services to residents in the local community. The business portfolio is continuing to develop as further services are provided across security, waste, building maintenance and countryside management.

Currently we are recruiting a number Security Officers to join our growing Security Team at Medway Norse based in Gillingham, Kent. In total we are looking for 8 Officers to join the team. Within this position you will be responsible for maintaining the safety and security of buildings, grounds, members of staff and the public at our various sites across Medway. You will also be responsible for:

  • Maintaining fire prevention procedures.
  • Attending call outs to buildings on your sites and escalating if required.
  • Providing a friendly and approachable customer service across all sites.
  • Carrying out regular internal and external patrols.
  • Maintaining and holding keys to premises.

Our ideal candidate:

We are looking for a conscientious and helpful Security Officer to join the team. We are also looking to see the following in your application:

  • SIA or Security Guard License as well as first aid training.
  • Previous examples of working as a security officer/guard.
  • A keen eye for detail and an ability to problem solve.
  • Aware of conflict management and how to resolve issues.
  • Examples of times you have provided excellent customer service.

This position is available on a full time, permanent basis where you will usually work on a 4 days on, 4 days off then a 4 nights on, four nights off rota across the two main Medway Norse Depots. These are located at Deangate (ME3) and on Pier Approach Road (ME7).

What we can offer you

Alongside a positive working environment and a commitment to reinvesting in training for our staff, we offer:

  • Our Statutory Nest Pension Scheme.
  • 20 days Annual Leave (plus 8 Bank Holidays).
  • Statutory Sickness Scheme.
  • Access to Group wide benefits and offers.

An enhanced DBS check will be carried out on the successful applicant. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We are committed to employment practices and behaviours which encourage diversity, promote equality of treatment and eliminate unlawful and or unfair discrimination.

Please read the attached job description and person specification to ensure you meet the criteria for the role before applying.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful and will not be progressed to the next stage.