Security Supervisor (Nights) - COVID-19 Testing

  • Job Reference: SDX/TP/961661/63680
  • Date Posted: 6 April 2021
  • Employer: Sodexo
  • Website:
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £13.50 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £13.50 per hour
  • Sector: Law enforcement & Security
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

To support the service delivery of the COVID-19 testing sites, we are seeking to recruit individuals to lead and manage the Security and Traffic Management teams on site.

The Security Supervisor will supervise the team to provide a safe and secure environment in support of excellent people care. The officers will deploy a calm and reassuring presence and above all else, a professional and authoritative figure to all of those at site. As infection control is an extremely important factor on this site, Security will be helping to enforce the social distancing and PPE rules. Full training and PPE will be provided.

Please note, you must be available to work 12 hour night shifts on a 4 nights on,  4 nights off rota shift pattern.

Sodexo reserves the right to alter the site location and close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

Job Description
  • Competitive hourly rate of £13.50 per hour
  • Successful candidates will need to be available to start in role immediately 
  • Must be available to work 12 hour night shifts on a 4 nights on, 4 nights off rota shift pattern
  • Must hold an existing SIA Licence
  • Must have Supervisory Experience 
  • This position is offered on a 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • Please only apply for this role via
Main Responsibilities
  • Supervise a team to provide an efficient security service
  • Monitor and review Incident Reports completed by the Security Officers
  • Ensuring that all officers are inducted and trained on all relevant site duties 
  • Keep Records and Paperwork up-to-date with contemporaneous reporting of relevant site activity
  • Liase with site managers and central Security teams to ensure that issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Monitor staff performance and ensure that high standards are being met at all times.
  • Ensure all security incidents and emergencies are dealt with in an appropriate and timely manner and in accordance with site policy and procedure
  • To maintain and endorse Government guidelines with reference to Covid19 to all employees, visitors and contractors
  • Provide assistance to third party contractors and visitors to site ensuring site policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • To ensure all site documentation is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Diligent monitoring and completion of site records/reference material including H&S documents, Assignment Instructions, Incident Forms and Site Occurrence Book.
  • To provide regular liaison and timely feedback to site management team on all aspects of security operations and service delivery, implementing effective solutions and corrective actions to enhance the service.
The Ideal Candidate


  • SIA Frontline Guarding License
  • Experience of supervisory skills and people management
  • Experience of time management
  • Computer literate with an intermediate knowledge of Microsoft products
  • To deliver a consistent level of service, within the Company's standards, to the contract
  • Have a sound knowledge of Security techniques
  • Fully understands the Site and local Emergency procedures
  • Understanding of the computer systems in operation within the security section
  • Understanding of the CCTV system in operation
  • Understanding of all alarm systems
  • Understands the need to maintain diplomatic silence
  • Always understands the need to display an official but courteous manner


  • Professional or further qualification in Security Operations
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.