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Part Time Mobile Security Officer

Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom, £ £ 9.52-9.52 Hourly Hourly, Permanent


We are recruiting for several Mobile Security Officers to provide a security and safety service to Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunal Services' buildings, employees, legal professionals, and visitors.

The roles are mobile covering buildings in Norwich Combined Court Centre and surrounding areas - Great Yarmouth. You don't need to drive, but you will need to make sure that you can get yourself to all those different locations, as you will be regularly covering shifts, but any travel expenses can be paid back to you within the month.

You'll be working Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. There is no weekend or night work but we do offer overtime on a Saturday, as and when required. You will be paid monthly, on or around the 10th of every month.

So, what does a typical day as a Mobile Security Officer look like? This is not your average Security job and every day within the Courts brings something new. Some of your day will involve physical searching and the use of a hand-held metal detector. However, the majority of your day will consist of monitoring and securing the building, as well as, interacting and building rapport with all Court users, in a unique, friendly environment. Don't just take our word for it, apply now to start your new journey with OCS!

You will be responsible for protecting the security and safety of the identified buildings and personnel at a busy client site. You will ensure that assigned tasks are completed in a professional and timely manner and meet relevant legislations, ensuring the needs of all internal and external customers are fulfilled.

Your main responsibilities may also include:

  • Control of access doors and gates to ensure that only authorised persons and vehicles are permitted access.
  • Conducting entry searches of all persons entering buildings via public entrances (or any member of the public entering via any other entrance) by means of archway metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors and visual searches of bags, parcels and containers to ensure that no weapons, explosive devices or other prohibited items are brought on to the premises, including undertaking a test of the search of equipment at the beginning of every day.
  • Prevention of and attending to and dealing with security incidents, including undertaking searches and ensuring the correct and agreed evacuation procedures are followed by all members of the public in the event of an emergency including the identification of a suspect package or a fire.
  • Carrying out regular patrols of the building and its environment as required.
  • Acting as a first line support to employees and site visitors, providing a professional and friendly service.
  • Issue and collection of visitors and contractors' passes and escort of visitors and contractors.
  • Preventing or excluding persons from secure parts of the building or environment.
  • Operation of and monitoring CCTV equipment.
  • Supervision of contractors and cleaners etc. in secure areas.
  • Regular checks to ensure that security/safety equipment is fully operational, including fire alarms, personal attack alarms, archway metal detectors, hand-held metal detectors.
  • Opening up the building at the start of the day.
  • Closing down securing the building at the end of the day and setting the alarm System and acting as key holder for emergency call out purposes.
  • Maintaining security of keys and control of issue to authorised personnel.
  • Service area barrier control and traffic management.

To succeed in this role, you will need the following:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Door Supervisor SIA licence - essential
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry - advantageous
  • CCTV licence - advantageous but training can be provided
  • Driving licence and use of own vehicle is required
  • Willing to travel between different sites in Great Yarmouth and Norwich

Personal characteristics/attributes for this role:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A professional demeanour with sound judgement and integrity; in order to prioritise and deal with challenging situations, in accordance with procedures and processes.
  • Customer focused
  • A clean DBS History (Drink Driving excluded)

What will you get in return?

  • An additional £1 on your hourly payrate following completion of probation period, subject to attendance, performance and conduct
  • Option for additional overtime
  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme 'OCS Stars'- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated 'Impact' Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

From providing a first-class shopping experience at major retail and leisure establishments, to maintaining critical factory facilities for well-known industrial organisations, to supporting the patient journey at large hospitals, we provide the essential services that keep businesses and societies running day in and day out.

We are the largest family-owned facilities management services company in the world, and we deliver over 70 accredited services internationally.

OCS prides itself as a company that has family values.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS.

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Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom
£ £ 9.52-9.52 Hourly Hourly