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Security Officer (iGuard S/O)

Job type: Temporary, Part time

Location: Burnley, Lancashire

£9.75 to £12.25 per hour

Recruiter: iGuard Services

Sector: Corporate Security

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Job description

About i-Guard:

i-Guard is a new service offering that fills essential gaps in the provision of security personnel at short notice.  You can join our extensive database of qualified and experienced security personnel to be called upon with the minimum of notice to support a wide range of security roles including but not limited to:

  •             Security Door Supervisors
  •             Security Officers
  •             Security Team leaders
  •             CCTV Operators and Control Room team members
  •             CCTV Supervisors and Control Room team leaders
  •             Cyber Security analysts
  •             Cyber Security System Administrators

We have a wide range of suppliers of security who provide services at special events, shopping malls, organised sports events etc. as well as organisations who employ their own permanent security staff.  We are interested in all security skill sets from roving patrols, to door supervision, to CCTV and Cyber Software specialists.  To help our clients we have a large number of security specialists across the country who can be called upon at the last minute or booked in advance, for short term engagements lasting from a single shift to a weekend to a six month or longer contract.

All of our security specialists are appropriately SIA licenced to their level and have strong spoken and written English language skills.

Security Officer

  •         Pay:                        Varies per job typically between £9 to £12 per hour
  •         Sector:                   All industries
  •         Location:               North London (N5 Area)
  •         Working Hours:   As per Client requirements
  •         Duration:              As per Client requirements - ranging from a single shift to an extended 6 month engagement

Person Specification:

  •             Must be confident working alone or as part of a new team
  •             Smart and Presentable at all times
  •             Able to deal with situations proactively and in a professional manner
  •             Have your SIA licence on display at all times
  •             Full UK Driving Licence
  •             2 years minimum security experience or be ex-military or police service
  •             Able to use your own initiative


  •             Valid SIA Licence
  •             English as a first language or English as a Foreign Language level B2
  •             Good verbal and written communication skills
  •             Valid and in-date enhanced DBS check
  •             The right to work in the UK

To Apply

Apply with a current CV highlighting your Security experience and a cover letter with a 100 word outline of your experience in the last 2 years.  Also answer the following questions:

  •             Your availability to work.  We appreciate that this may not be your only job and therefore we need to know any limitations to your availability e.g. weekends only
  •             The minimum notice you will require in order to be assigned a role
  •             The distance you are prepared to travel for work
  •             Your House No./Name and Post Code

In line with our Data Management policy, please include this paragraph in your cover letter:  I explicitly give my permission for my personal details and career outline to be included in a searchable database, for the sole use of iGuard Services and Security Vacancies Ltd, for the purpose of selecting candidates for security roles.

What happens now:  If you are selected for interview, these will be carried out by telephone and/or video call.  If you are then successful in the interview you will be added to our database of active resources.  When one of our clients has a role matching your skills and location and your minimum notice and maximum travel limitations, we will call you to see if you are available for work.

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