Security Officer

University of Plymouth
December 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,173 - £32,412
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£29,173 - £32,412 per annum based on 37 hour week including first aid and shift allowance (based on Grade 4)

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Professional/Support Services
Security Officer


Do you have experience in and enjoy helping others, in particular young people? Our Security Officers are vital in keeping students, staff, visitors and our buildings safe. They are friendly and diligent and work hard to contribute to the success of the University. As part of a close knit and loyal team, you will be involved in patrolling the campus, engaging one-to-one with students who need some support, responding to alarms and incidents and a whole lot more. No two days are the same and it is never boring.

Annualised working patterns enable you to have significant blocks of days off along with all the great benefits of working at the University including defined contribution pension scheme, onsite Nursery, cafes, sports facilities, cycle to work and shopping discount schemes.

We understand that no candidate will meet every single desired criteria we are looking for, so if your experience looks a little different from what we have identified, but you think you can bring value to the role, we would love to hear from you.

Why not come in for a coffee and learn more about the job and meet members of the team. To book a slot to drop in or just to find out more about the role, please email [email protected].

If you already know the job is for you, do not hesitate and apply today.

A current full driving licence (manual transmission) is essential as you will be driving University of Plymouth vehicles. This role is also subject to health surveillance with our Occupational Health team.

This role will require an Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 11th December 2023 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a permanent position, working annualised hours of 1924 hours per year.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth's strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth's HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.

The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages

We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+.

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