Security Officer

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  • Post Date: 07/12/2023
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Job title: Security Officer

Job description: As a Security Officer at Sodexo in University of Greenwich, London, SE10 9LS, You’ll ensure the safety of our students, colleagues and the building. No two days are the same and your actions will make a big impact every day. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

What you’ll do:

  • To provide a customer focused security service for the University of Greenwich campuses.
  • To comply with Company, client and statutory regulations relating to Health and Safety, fire hygiene, COSHH and safe systems of work.
  • To liaise with Sodexo and Client personnel as necessary and as instructed in order to ensure the provision of an efficient and effective service.
  • Provide a first point of call for visitors and contractors to the site and issue visitor/contractor badges and log visitors/contractors entering and leaving the main buildings.
  • Communicate with staff, students, visitors and contractors regarding enquiries, incidents, and emergencies.
  • Open and secure the premises including the enabling and disabling of security alarms as detailed in the Assignment Instructions
  • Patrolling, securing, and monitoring premises for any signs of unlawful/unwanted activity
  • Monitor CCTV screens and take appropriate action as required

What you bring:

  • SIA Licence holder
  • Have a sound knowledge of Security techniques
  • Able to use computer systems in operation within the security section.
  • Understanding of the CCTV system in operation.
  • Understanding of alarm systems.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Able to work on own initiative, individually and within a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality and data protection issues
  • Able to demonstrate attention to detail and adherence to standards
  • All employees are expected to adhere to Sodexo health and safety regulations and Equal opportunity regulations.
  • To be able to write accurate, legible operational logs, security reports and statements.


  • Working Knowledge of BS7858:2013
  • 3 Day – First Aid at Work / Defibrillator training
  • CCTV Licence.

What we offer:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment
  • Competitive compensation
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!

*Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications

Package Description

  • 5 years accountable work history
  • £11.95 Per Hour
  • 42 hours per week
  • 4 early shift, 4 off, 4 night shifts
  • 12 hour shifts (7am to 7pm/7pm to 7am)
  • Parking Permit Required

About the Company

About Sodexo

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better everyday for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services.

  • We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins. We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.
  • 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’re a ‘ban the box’ employer, which means we don’t ask people to disclose their convictions unless the role needs a security check.
  • We recognise the potential of people with convictions in the job market. Helping those with a criminal history securing employment is not only critically important for the individuals themselves but can also be hugely beneficial for wider society. Offering second chances can be an effective investment in local communities and a great solution for local skills and labour market needs.

Click to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Expected salary: £11.95 per hour

Location: Greenwich, South East London

Job date: Mon, 04 Dec 2023 02:12:53 GMT

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Job Detail
  • Career LevelOfficer
  • GenderBoth
  • INDUSTRYSecurity Services
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