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Security Supervisor

Security Services

Location:  University Park
Salary:  £31,749 to £37,701 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) including 24/7 shift allowance, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Wednesday 08 February 2023
Reference:  NHE005023

The University of Nottingham has been providing an outstanding student experience for over 140 years and is a leading university of worldwide significance with established campuses in UK, China and Malaysia. 

Working across all University sites the successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision of security patrol officers, gatehouse security officers and control room staff allocating resources to ensure University sites are covered at all times. You will be the Security representative at major incidents and will take charge of the security section in the absence of the Security Management Team.

Duties will also include submitting reports, reviewing, amending and monitoring crime prevention and reduction measures, ensuring all control room, CCTV and out-of-hours procedures are kept up to date and are adhered to. 

Candidates should have supervisory experience gained while working in a similar security related or customer service role and environment, have the ability to make independent decisions while working under pressure and have proven leadership and motivational skills. Candidates should also have working experience of the technology used in security operations. Due to the nature of the role and the amount of travelling between university sites it is essential that candidates hold a full, current driving licence. 

Further details regarding the duties for the post can be found on the attached job role profile.

What’s in it for you:

  • Ongoing support to develop your skills and gain industry recognised qualifications to further your career ambitions that may lead to different career paths and career progression. 
  • An excellent holiday allowance of 26 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Counselling Service- 24/7 support. 
  • Supplier discounts, travel, and reward schemes.
  • Staff Networks, events and activities and state of the art sports facilities. 
  • A permanent post. 
  • All the tools you need to do a great job.
  • Uniform provided.   

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full-time (36.25 per week), made up of rotational shifts (12 hour shifts through a 24-hour period) flexibility to work any shift is required. Job share arrangements may be considered.

The successful candidate for this post will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which run Monday to Friday mornings. Further details will be given at interview.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE/005023.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.



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