01 / 02 / 2024

Retail Security Officer


Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
Position: Retail Security Officer
Employment: Full Time
Salary: £11 an hour
Post Date: 01 / 02 / 2024

About us:

Churchill Support Services is one of the UK’s leading Security and Facilities Management Companies. Our people are what make us stand out amongst our competitors and this is why we ensure that our people’s wellbeing is at the forefront of everything we do.

We consistently strive to offer a working environment that makes our employee’s feel valued and motivated. Whilst offering competitive rates of pay, we also consider other factors, such as work/life balance, training and career opportunities.

We succeed because we employ people who share our Company’s Virtues and put People First, displaying Passion in everything they do and showing Humility when it matters.

 

About the client:

Our client is a community-focused, independent retailer owned by its members and operates several stores in and around Somerset. Committed to ethical practices, they actively support Fairtrade and local suppliers, prioritise animal welfare, and take their social and environmental responsibilities seriously. Their dedication extends to engaging with the local communities in our trading areas, fostering meaningful connections and making a positive impact.

They are looking for a skilled Security Officer to join their retail outlet based in Bridgwater, Somerset

 

Shift Pattern:

Monday to Friday, between the hours of 14:00 – 22:00, a total of 40 hours per week.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and maintain the security of the premises, including conducting regular patrols to deter any potential shop lifters.
  • Act as a visual deterrent
  • Handle access control procedures, verifying identification, and issuing visitor passes.
  • Respond promptly and effectively to all security incidents, including alarms, emergencies, and potential threats.
  • Report any suspicious activities, hazards, or violations of security protocols to the appropriate authorities.
  • Assist with emergency procedures and evacuation protocols, ensuring the safety of all individuals on-site.
  • Maintain accurate records of incidents, security checks, and any relevant information.
  • Collaborate with the wider security team and other departments to uphold a safe and secure environment.

 

Requirements:

  • A valid front-line SIA Licence
  • Previous experience in a similar security role is desired but not essential; training will be provided.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to handle challenging situations calmly and professionally.
  • Strong observational skills and attention to detail, ensuring all security protocols are followed.
  • A proactive and vigilant approach to security, with the ability to assess and respond to potential risks.
  • A professional and customer-oriented mindset, dedicated to delivering exceptional service.

 

What we can offer in return:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Great company culture
  • Supportive environment
  • Company Benefits Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to expert training and development program
  • Reward and Recognition scheme
  • 28 days of annual leave

Are you ready to take the next step in your security career? If you meet the criteria above and are interested in working with Churchill Support Services, a renowned security and facilities management organisation ranked as the UK’s top ACS approved company, we invite you to apply today. Join our team and be a part of our commitment to excellence in the industry.


 

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