Security Officer

  • Contract
  • Greater London, United Kingdom
  • Undisclosed per annum

Security Officer
Hammersmith – Contract

A client of mine in Hammersmith is looking to recruit Security Officer’s to work for them on a 3-month initial contract. The position as a Security Officer will be employed to support the Soft Services Team & in the performance of assigned sites in respect to compliance, standards of service and customer.The preferred candidate will be strong in all manner of security – conflict negotiation, threat detection, whilst remaining an effective ambassador.
The role will include:

  • To be visible to the customers and be the front of house customer focused on site representative to assist & liaise with the customers of the assigned sites as necessary.
  • Meeting and greeting visitors to the site in a polite and customer focused manner
  • Manage access control to the site
  • Internal and external patrols
  • Operation of CCTV and access control systems
  • Produce accurate and comprehensive incident reports
  • Ensure all Health & Safety policies are adhered to
  • Monitor the site and report Health & Safety issues within the site as necessary
  • Work in conjunction with site Assignment Instructions
  • Respond to emergency situations assigned site as necessary.
  • Undertake regular security patrols around the assigned sites as necessary.
  • Undertake key management duties for the site and issue keys to occupants/contractors as necessary.
  • To undertake weekly tests of fire alarm system & take part in fire drills as necessary.
  • Ensure that the Site Logbook is maintained and kept up to date.
  • Check and ensure contractors have a valid ‘Permit to Access’ before allowing non-approved contractors on site.
  • To wear the uniform supplied by Soft Services to staff while on duty and clean/ keep in a reasonable condition as required.
  • Undertake other duties that may be required by from time to time.
  • To undertake customer service duties, support to staff carrying out their role from a security prospective and often dealing involving vulnerable.
  • To attending sites for emergency callout/ alarm activation

The post holder must;

  • SIA License (Manned Guarding) – essential.
  • SIA CCTV License (PSS) – an advantage
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry, including incident control.
  • Experience of working within a customer focused environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written & verbal.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • An ability to work effectively within a team
  • A professional demeanour.
  • An ability to demonstrate sound judgement and integrity.
  • A good level of computer literacy at minimum of National Level 2 – e.g. GCSEs Grade A*-C.

To apply for this position please email an updated version of your CV to or call me on 02392 314698 for more information.

stride is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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