Gatehouse Security Officer – Day shift

Job Description

Are you an experienced, high calibre and immaculately presented Security Officer who possess an abundance of self-pride?

The Operational Security and Protective Division at Bradburys Group is currently recruiting experienced Day Shift Gatehouse Security Officers in Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom.

Core hours for this position are:

  • 12-hour shifts – 06.00-18.00
  • Four on/Four off rotating shift pattern
  • Full-time permanent position
  • Regular overtime available

Uniform provided which must be worn at all times

Essential key skills and role requirements:
Following an induction, on-boarding and training schedule, you will be required to:

  • Demonstrate complete competence in providing a safe and secure environment for colleagues, client employee's and visitors
  • Provide a strong and reassuring, professional security presence to deter the threat of potential hostile actors
  • Demonstrate competence with the company's security patrol system and equipment
  • Conduct external site patrols and adhere to a rigorous patrol schedule
  • Demonstrate high customer-facing skills whilst remaining approachable and polite at all times
  • Maintain daily security events/activity logs
  • Submit reports and updates to management upon request
  • Enhance the client's brand identity and reputation
  • Ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Health and Safety within the specific work environment
  • Ability to liaise professionally with the Police, client and management where required

Applicants must possess the following:

  • A valid Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence in Front-line Security Guarding, Door Supervision or Close Protection
  • A five-year checkable work history
  • Proof of Right to work in the UK
  • An excellent command of English communication skills (written, oral, email)
  • Immaculate appearance and high standards of personal hygiene
  • Proficient radio communications skills
  • Self discipline
  • Ability to work alone within a lone working environment
  • Ability to take instructions in a professional, keen and responsive manner from seniors and line managers
  • Ability to adapt at all times
  • Excellent attention to detail and a natural investigative mindset
  • Confidence in your ability to manage difficult situations that arise in a safe and professional manner
  • Excellent time-keeping/time management
  • Immaculate appearance and high standards of personal hygiene

Desirable but not essential:

  • SIA licence Public Space Surveillance (CCTV)
  • Fire Marshal Qualification
  • Full UK Driving licence
  • Emergency First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid

About Bradburys Group
B-GR Group is a security risk management company and global assistance partner supporting individuals and organisations by identifying, mitigating and turning risk into opportunity through intelligent risk consulting and pressure-tested operational security capabilities.

Bradburys Group is proud to be certified as a Disability Confident employer by the British government’s Department for Work & Pensions, recognising that every disabled person has the opportunity to succeed within the workplace.

Bradburys Group is a Forces-friendly employer and recognise the true value that members of the Armed Forces Community bring to our business, clients and colleagues. Through the UK Ministry of Defence Armed Forces Covenant, Bradburys Group continues to pledge its support to current and former service personnel; wounded, injured and sick; Reservists, Cadets, as well as supporting military spouses/partners who may experience hardship in obtaining employment