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Security Officer

Security Services

Location:  UK Other
Salary:  £27,502 to £30,301 (including £5353 shift allowance) per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled
Reference:  NHE106

The University of Nottingham

All U.K Sites

Working across all University sites, main duties for the role will include; patrolling University grounds and properties, responding to incidents and alarms and implementing crime prevention measures in consultation with the security management team. You will be required to work in the Security control room operating CCTV equipment, provide detailed, accurate written reports and carry out duties in accordance with the Universities traffic control regulations to control car parking and traffic flow. 

Candidates should have substantial experience of working in a similar customer facing role, have the ability to record and analyse information and be able to produce accurate written reports. Candidates should also have excellent communication skills and have the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure. A full current driving licence is essential for this role. Experience of working in a similar security role is desirable. 

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 with all of the tools you need to do a great job
  • Uniform provided

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 for this post. 

There are multiple positions available offered on a permanent basis for 52 weeks of the year. Further details regarding the shift pattern and duties for this post are attached to this advert.

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Please note that the salary advertised is based on a basic salary of £22,149 - £24,948 per annum (pro-rata if applicable), PLUS shift allowance which is subject to change. Shift allowance is only applied to specific roles within the University and therefore will not be carried forward to any additional roles undertaken at the University where this allowance does not apply.

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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