Vacancy - Security Officer - Stonehenge

We are looking for a professional SIA Security Officer to join our Stonehenge Security team. Working as part of a team, this role is all about the protection of a world heritage site and the people who maintain it.

Location

Stonehenge, Wiltshire

Salary

£18,800-£22,300 depending on skills and experience

Hours of Work

37-42 hrs per week on average, working any night of the week in a rotation. Some daytime work may be required. Shifts include regular paid breaks.

Benefits

  • Very good rate of pay
  • Excellent training package
  • Supportive management team and regular supervisory contact
  • Employee perks, including:
  • Online Discount Portal (average annual savings of £1,200 on everyday items including shopping, travel and leisure)
  • Local Discounts at shops, restaurants and bars
  • Health and Fitness benefits, from discounted gym memberships to training and nutritional advice
  • 24-hour access to an online GP
  • Confidential 24/7 counselling helpline and care support

The Role

Working as part of a team, this role is all about the protection of a world heritage site and the people who maintain it. Responsibilities include:

  • Working as part of a team
  • Providing a physical security presence
  • Patrolling throughout the site
  • Meeting and greeting visitors
  • Controlling entry to the site and challenging trespassers
  • Supporting English Heritage employees
  • Recording of incidents
  • Monitoring CCTV
  • Reporting any security/ safety concerns to the site supervisor
  • Maintaining excellent communications, both written and verbal

The Person

Security officers at this site must be fit, healthy and must enjoy the outdoors as the role will include lots of walking in all weathers (excellent cold and wet weather clothing system provided) and will occasionally require physical intervention skills, sometimes at very short notice. The right candidate will have the ability to remain calm in all circumstances.

Candidates must be incredibly diligent and act with integrity at all times. They must have very good eyesight as the role will include early spotting of people approaching the site in all levels of light.

Candidates must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and will need the very best customer service skills. They must be smartly presented and report to work clean, tidy and on time.

Qualifications

Security officers at this site must have a valid SIA licence, either Security Guarding (SG), Door Supervision (DS) or Close Protection (CP). Priority will be given to those with a Public Space Surveillance (CCTV) licence, although training and licencing can be arranged for the right candidate.

Interview and Selection Process

Following your application, candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted by our Recruitment Team to attend an interview.

Due to the high number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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.

Located in Northwest Hampshire, Venture Security is one of the leading providers of security services in the region. We are one of the UK’s highest performing security contractors, ranked within the top 1% of security providers in the country by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). 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.

 

For an application pack, please email: office@venturesec.co.uk or contact 01264 391538