Security Officer x2 (Nights only) Job at Bath Spa University – Bath

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Security Officer x2 (Nights only)

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Bath – Newton Park


£24,061 – £26,272, (plus 10% uplift to hourly rate for hours worked between 2200 and 0600)

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Fixed Term Contract until 31 Mar 2024, Full Time 42 hrs pw, 4 on 4 off, 12 hour night shifts (inc Public Holidays and Weekends), 52 weeks per year.

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Professional services


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About the role

As a Security Officer you will be responsible to the Security Team Leader for ensuring a safe environment for staff, students and visitors on campus and in off campus buildings, by proactively engaging with students, staff and visitors, identifying and addressing vulnerabilities and responding to incidents. Shifts are rostered on a four on and four off basis.

About you

Ideally you should have some knowledge and experience of the security industry including patrolling, CCTV, key holding and access control systems. As part of the role you may be required to provide security advice and guidance to staff and students within the University. It is therefore essential that you are a credible individual and above all should have excellent communication and customer service skills.

Essential requirements:
SIA (Security Industry Authority) Door Supervisor Badge

A Full UK Manual Driving Licence held for a minimum of 6 months

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role

First Aid at Work Certificate (full training will be provided if required)

Able to perform well under pressure

Desirable requirements:
Previous experience of working in a Security environment would be an advantage

Previous customer service experience

A working knowledge of IT systems

About us

Bath Spa University is focused on creative enterprise and guided by our four values of respect, inclusivity, collaboration and sustainability. We teach around 8,000 students on a set of campuses around Bath, with most being located at Newton Park, including a listed Georgian house and grounds, or Locksbrook Road, our new city-centre art and design campus. Our research centres focus on creative industries and humanities.

Our purpose is to challenge our students and staff to realise their talent and thrive, for their own benefit and for the wider good. By doing this we will think and make the world better.

For an informal discussion regarding this post, please contact Gabriel Pozsonyi on 01225 87 5527 or email [email protected]

Please note that applications will be reviewed and shortlisted as they are received, so early application is advised.

Interview Date: TBC

How to apply

Any queries regarding the application process or our website should be emailed to [email protected]

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff. These include a pension scheme, flexible working practices, an employee assistance programme, and family-friendly policies.

We offer excellent facilities and benefits to our staff:
30 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays and 3 Christmas closure days)

Valuable Pension scheme (LGPS/TPS)

Electric Car Charging Bays

Cycle to work scheme

Season ticket loans

Flexible working practices

Family-friendly policies

Entitlement to sign up to NUS discount card

Student rates on First Bus passes

Linked in online learning courses

Library lending access for staff

On site cafes, and food outlets

Free eye tests and flu vaccinations

Lakeside walks in beautiful grounds

Employee assistance programme & access to high street discounts

Beautiful and Inspiring Campus Locations

Please note this role is not eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route.

We value a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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