My name is Gary Draycott (https://www.linkedin.com/in/garydraycott/) and I am an Independent Recruiter specialising in the Soft Services sector. I began recruiting for the security industry in 1998 and in 2004 I began recruiting independently under the name of Fairford Associates with the specific aim of providing a professional, knowledgeable and reasonably priced recruitment service for the manned security industry. Over the last six years I have broadened my client base, increasingly recruiting for the wider soft services sector reflecting the growth of multi-service providers. Historically I have successfully filled vacancies at all levels including Management (inc. Director level), Supervisors, Sales, Security Officers (of all types) and back office roles such as Trainers and HR staff, placing candidates with a broad spectrum of clients across the UK.
Established for over 30 years, my client are specialist
providers of manned guarding and cleaning services providing
consistently high levels of service throughout Greater London.
Currently I am on their behalf looking for two current valid SIA
Licence holding Security Concierge/Front of House officers to join
one of their prestigious contracts in the London Bridge area. The
ideal candidates will have previous concierge experience and
excellent customer service skills. The primary role will be to
project a professional image when meeting and greeting visitors and
staff to the building.
I am working with in partnership with a long established (over
twenty years) provider of manned guarding and associated services.
They are high performing holders of Approved Contractor Status and
hold NSI gold medal accreditation. Their aim was to provide high
quality, bespoke staffed security services to demanding and
discerning customers throughout the United Kingdom. They provide a
large variety of internal and external Security Options including:
Security Officers, Mobile Services, Graffiti Removal, Electronic
Security and Remote Monitoring.
My long established ACS accredited client provides a portfolio
of manned guarding services for a varied but prestigious client
base in the Thames Valley and Home Counties with a particular
emphasis towards customer service and contract retention.
They are now looking to appoint a dedicated and highly organised
Security Account Manager (Manned Guarding) to manage a portfolio of
customers, staff and contractors across the Thames Valley area.
This portfolio is made up of a mixture of commercial sites
including business parks, distribution centres, office complexes,
NHS, schools and colleges and number around 20. The purpose of this
role is to act as a single point of contact for all day to day
service delivery needs and to focus on client relationship
building, retention, service quality and ensuring
site/contractual/legal documentation is maintained to a high
My long standing Surrey based SIA approved contractor and
of NSI Gold member status aims to provide a professionally
proactively managed security service to all its clients;
and residential. They provide a broad range of services
include static guarding, mobile patrolling, key holding and
response, CCTV monitoring, control room services, security/
assessments and close protection services. Currently I am
them in appointing a Site Supervisor for a high profile
The role currently has working hours of Monday to Thursday (12
hours per shift 7am-7pm - 48 hour week) although it is a
possibility that this may change to Monday to Friday (7am-7pm) in