Security Safeguarding Officer


Security Safeguarding Officer

  • Location:
    Colchester (CO4)
  • Salary:
    £9.50 ph (up to £10.31 after probation) + benefits
  • Employment Type:
  • Hours per Week:
  • Closing Date:
    12 August 2022

We are Derwent Living, we are a ‘profit for social purpose' organisation providing affordable housing to suit a range of lifestyles.

We want you to join the Places for People and the 11,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped to build, manage, maintain places that people are proud to call home and stay active in. How do we do all this? We surround ourselves with customer focused people, attention-to-detail people and supportive people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.

More about your role

In this role as a Security Safeguarding Officer, you will safeguard students, colleagues and visitors.  You will ensure excellent customer satisfaction and working as part of a Team in partnership with The University of Essex you will maintain smooth running of day-to-day workings of the business.

You will be monitor and control access to the sites, assisting authorised visitors in a welcoming and professional manner. This role is not simply a security officer position, you will be trained to level in which you will be able to deal with emergencies, making sound and informed decisions ensuring any incidents are appropriately managed.

Please note you will be working on a shift pattern of four days on and four days off.

For more information please download our job profile available on our website.

More about you

As an ideal candidate you will have previous experience working in a security role and hold a SIA licence. You will have a good understanding of the law relating to the provision or security services.

You will be able to manage conflict accordingly, maintain excellent customer service and be aware of Health and Safety measures in place.

The benefits

We are a large diverse and ambitious business, which will give you job security and all the challenge you could wish for. Here people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.

We know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier which can include:

  • Pension with matched contributions
  • Excellent holiday pay and sick pay
  • Training
  • Extra perks including huge discounts and offers from shops, cinemas and much more.


What's next?

If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on 01772 666555.

Please note that we may bring the closing date forward, if we receive a large number of quality applications. If you are interested in this role we would advise applying immediately to avoid disappointment.

If you are using a mobile device such as an iPad then ensure your CV is stored in the cloud, we currently support Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Colchester (CO4)
Essex, The Copse, Capon Road, Colchester, England, CO4 3 ZT
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