Security Officer

  • Job Reference: 158376
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2022
  • Employer: Serco Limited
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  • Location: London (E1 1FR), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £10.85 Per Hour
  • Sector: Law enforcement & Security
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Security Officer
Full time (42 hours per week)
Location: Barts NHS Trust - Royal London Hospital, E1 1FR

Salary: £10.85 per hour


About the Role:
The post holder will report directly to the Security Duty Manager and will be responsible for providing high visibility and regular foot patrols within Trust premises as an effective deterrent in the protection of the Bart Health Trust property and assets. In tandem with high visibility patrolling, the Security Officer will provide a reassuring presence to all colleagues, visitors and patients.

The Security Officer will act as the first line emergency response to any given security situation and effectively control and monitor the access to the Trusts premises and where necessary examine documentation and identification to ascertain the authenticity and authority to gain access to certain areas. When required, the post holder will assist and escort visitors and Trust colleagues to their destinations within the Trust complex.


About you

The successful candidate will have credible industry experience as a Security Officer gained in the corporate and/or Healthcare environment. The security officer will hold an appropriate SIA Security, Door Supervisor License - ideally supported by a CCTV license.


Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: Working within soft services at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the care they need 24/7.


A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.


Great people: Hospitals are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.


What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.
  • Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.
  • A company that recognises your contribution.




About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.