Vacancy - Security Officer – Winchester

We have a great opportunity for Security Officers to join Venture Security's growing team in the Hampshire area.

£10.50 p/hr (£22,932 p/a) + overtime + pension
42hrs per week working nights/ weekends/ Bank Holidays
12 months fixed term contract

We are looking for security officers to work a 4-on4-off rotation working on behalf of Winchester City Council. Winchester City Council's Housing Options Service provides assistance to those who find themselves at risk of losing their home or who are already homeless. They do so by providing advice and assistance to resolve the housing situation or by finding alternative accommodation.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Provide a visible, alert and reassuring security presence outside of normal office hours
  • Monitor entry into the premises
  • Manage visitors to the property
  • Undertake routine foot patrols
  • Monitor behaviour of residents ensuring house rules are adhered to
  • Respond to and manage incidents efficiently and effectively
  • Utilise dedicated technology which includes, body worn CCTV, check call systems, mobile applications, digital evidence management software and patrol timekeeping systems
  • Maintain effective communications with the project supervisor ensuring that issues are raised and dealt with promptly and effectively
  • Liaise with client representatives, police and other agencies as necessary
  • Complete necessary documentation including incident and occurrence reports as required


  • 12-hour shifts, 18:00 to 06:00hrs. Average 42 hours on a 4-on4-off rotation per week
  • Must be prepared to work any day of the week, which will include some weekends and bank holidays.
  • Pro rota paid annual leave
  • Overtime opportunities covering annual leave
  • Extensive training and further opportunities provided

Candidate requirements:

  • Job holders must have a current and active SIA licence (either Door Supervisor or Close Protection)
  • Must be robust and willing to deal with challenging behaviour whilst maintaining a friendly approachable demeanour
  • Experience in social work or similar will be desirable but not essential
  • 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

This job would suit someone looking for challenging but rewarding full-time security role.

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 1% of security contractors. 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.

Interview and Selection Process:

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we will be conducting interviews via Zoom.

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

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

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