We are currently recruiting a Security Officer based in Preston.


Responsibilities :

• To maintain the security of the Constabulary’s Headquarters and satellite sites.

• To control entry and egress of persons and vehicles on the Constabulary’s sites to prevent unauthorised access.

• To follow and uphold all procedures whilst maintaining pocket book notes of events, and to report any incidents in a timely manner.

• To greet all staff and visitors appropriately and courteously.

• To respond to alarm activations and take necessary actions and to prepare a report to the Security Supervisor.

• To secure and unlock areas as required.

• To undertake foot and vehicular patrols of the Constabulary’s Headquarters and satellite sites.

• To ensure that all required personal and vehicular passes are displayed prior to entry onto site.

• To liaise effectively with other departments and organisations as and when required in relation to site security.

• To maintain accurate records and logs of day-to-day activities and to prepare brief reports if required.

• To work flexibly as part of the Security Team providing 24 hours service.

• To perform duties using personal initiative with the necessary decisions being made with minimal supervision.

• To undertake other duties and additional responsibilities which are consistent with the nature, responsibilities and grading as and when required.

• Work with customers and colleagues to ensure delivery of effective communication and management of expectations. Adopting a customer focussed approach.

• To be responsible for improving your performance by participating in the Professional Development Review (PDR) process with your manager.


Skills/Requirements :

  • Security Industry Authority (SIA) License qualification or equivalent, or willingness to work towards within 2 years.
  • Previous experience of working unsociable hours
  • Experience of maintaining accurate and legible records
  • Experience of communicate clearly and articulately at all levels internally and externally
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take appropriate action as necessary
  • Self-Motivated
  • Working knowledge of GDPR
  • Promote and comply with our obligations under the Equality Act 2010, Data Protection and Health & safety legislation in the delivery of service and the treatment of others


Apply online or contact Terri O’Keefe on 01925 377 878. You can also email terri@peelsolutions.co.uk for more information on this role.

Job Category: Business Services
Job Type: Temporary
Job Location: Lancashire

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