Vacancies - Mobile Security Officer

We have a great opportunity for Mobile Security Officers to join Venture Security's growing team in the Hampshire / Wiltshire Area.

Mobile Security Officer (Hampshire)

£34,500 per annum + overtime + pension
Venture Security Management Ltd - Andover
Working nights: 18:00 to 06:00hrs or 19:00 to 07:00hrs on a 6-on 3-off rotation

About Venture Security

For over a decade, Venture Security has been providing the highest standard of professional security possible, acting as a trusted partner for our customers, exceeding their expectations and offering peace of mind. We are committed to not only providing an excellent service and always delivering on our promises, but matching this with outstanding customer service.

Venture is recognised as one of the UK’s highest performing security contractors, ranked within the top 10% of contractors approved by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). All our security personnel are fully trained and licensed by the SIA.

With a head office in Andover, Hampshire and within easy reach of London and the south east of England, we are the leading provider of security services in the region. Our customers include both corporate and residential clients, ranging from high net worth individuals, to SME’s, blue chip companies, local authorities and event organisers.

Roles and responsibilities:

Following extensive growth across our mobile security services, we are now in a position to expand our mobile team. As a mobile security officer, your role will include providing a range of scheduled services such as locking and unlocking of buildings, patrolling various client sites and providing a reactive response to alarm activations. As with all of Venture’s services, you will be expected to provide a smart and alert security presence and act in a professional manner at all times.

This dynamic role is both exciting and challenging, and offers the opportunity to manage your own workload, use your initiative and to work in a growing, fast paced sector. You will be vehicle based, driving a modern branded patrol vehicle and using the latest technology in tracking, satellite navigation and communications. Your health and safety is paramount and we have extensive lone worker systems in place. All our patrol officers work in regional teams, ensuring that you have support from other officers as well as a duty supervisor.

  • Provide a visible, alert and smart security presence at our customers’ sites
  • Undertake locks and unlocks of customer sites
  • Respond to CCTV, fire and/or intruder alarms and manage incidents efficiently and effectively
  • Conduct external and/or internal patrols of various customer sites ensuring the security of buildings and assets
  • Follow assignment instructions (AIs) accurately and in a professional manner
  • Utilise dedicated technology which includes, but is not limited to, check call systems, key access systems, mobile applications, patrol timekeeping systems and vehicle sat-nav and tracking systems
  • Maintain effective communication with the Mobile Supervisor ensuring that issues are raised and dealt with promptly and effectively
  • Liaise with police, alarm receiving centres (ARC), control room, client representative and other agencies as necessary
  • Complete necessary documentation including incident and occurrence reports as required
  • Write complete and accurate incident and handover reports and taking appropriate action on all reports received by you at the beginning or during each shift
  • Conduct shift handover procedures at the start and end of each shift, to ensure that all matters of concern are communicated correctly for the purposes of incident management and service continuity
  • Drive our branded company vehicles in line with the law and our company driving policy
  • Daily maintenance of the vehicle including cleanliness, oil checks, tyre pressure checks, water checks
  • Ongoing continuous professional development.

Our package:

We wish to attract and retain the very best security patrol officers in order to ensure that we maintain our high level of service to our customers. With this in mind, we offer the following competitive package:

  • Probationary rate of £8.75 per hour (3 months).
  • Following the successful completion of the probationary period and training programme, the rate will be increased £11.50 per hour.
  • Double time is paid on bank holidays
  • Contracted hours working nights: 18:00-06:00hrs or 19:00-07:00hrs (inc. 1hr break) on a 6-on 3-off rotation
  • 6 weeks (pro rata equivalent) paid annual leave
  • Regular overtime opportunities
  • Full statutory pension
  • Immediate start with comprehensive specialist mobile officer training
  • Ongoing training and continued professional development
  • Company uniform and PPE provided
  • Career progression

 Candidate requirements:

  • Previous experience in mobile security work would be beneficial but not essential as full training will be provided
  • This role is vehicle based so a full, clean UK driving licence is required
  • Job holders must have a current and active SIA licence (either Security Guard, Door Supervisor or Close Protection)
  • Applicants must over 25 years old due to fleet insurance restrictions
  • Be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and 10 year background checks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to use own initiative to assess situations and respond appropriately
  • A good timekeeper and able to plan own workload
  • Smart, well-presented and confident
  • Must be prepared to work night shifts which will include some weekends and bank holidays on a 6-on 3-off shift rotation.

 If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your CV and covering letter to office@venturesec.co.uk