Security Officer Job at Wilson James – in London

Are you looking for a step up in your security career? Do you enjoy keeping others around you safe and secure whilst providing an outstanding customer service experience? Do you want to work in an innovative, caring and inclusive working environment?

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Security Officer at one of our clients based in London. You will provide contract security service for a client who is a pioneer in their sector. The client’s facilities are modern and designed with functionality and form at their core. All staff on site have access to gyms, food offerings; all provided with a focus on wellbeing. There are also baristas serving fresh coffee daily, for everyone. Our client promotes inclusivity, innovation and world class performance. The service provider champions diversity, development and progression, to enable provision of sector best performance.

As a Security Officer at this site, you will have the responsibility for protecting all client premises, as well as providing a safe and welcoming environment for all persons. As a member of the security team, you will maintain a security and customer service presence in a visible, friendly, and flexible manner always. Customer service is a core concept to this security function and hospitality, or concierge service skills would be welcomed. In addition to playing a key role as an effective security team member, you will work closely with Team Leaders to achieve day to day security objectives, within the contract operation and help to create a truly world class security team, achieving unparalleled services.

You will need to possess the ability in managing staff, visitor and contractor needs; whilst utilising client IT and badging applications. Provision of all services will be undertaken whilst adhering to client confidentiality protocols.

Main Responsibilities:
Provide an outstanding, professional customer service security presence in all duties

Actively liaise with the client Front of House staff to provide a seamless front of house experience to all staff and guest

Operative access &egress technical systems

Provide a visible yet subtle security presence

Provide local event security, maintaining access control, during sensitive events

Provide the first point of contact for emergency services during incidents

What we can offer you:
£12.00 per hour

Shift pattern of 5 on 2 off, 4 on 3 off – 54 hours per week

Annual leave of 5.6 weeks per year

Life assurance scheme

Company sick pay

Pension Scheme

Access to an industry leading Employee Benefits Platform offering lifestyle savings and discounts on most high street retailers, a Reward and Recognition programme

The opportunity to develop your security career with access to training and development programmes

Employee Assistance Programme that provides a health and wellbeing support service

As an employer of choice, we focus on wellbeing, training, and career progression

Employee Referral Scheme

Essential Skills

SIA Licence


Attention to detail

Exceptional customer service skills, both verbally and in writing

Flexibility to undertake operations outside business hours, responding to short notice client and operational needs

About Wilson James

Wilson James is a leading security, construction logistics and aviation services provider with more than 5,000 employees. With in-depth sector and service expertise, we deliver solutions to clients operating across the Aviation, Construction, Corporate, Energy, Manufacturing, Maritime and Technology industries.

Wilson James provides services to some of the world’s most iconic brands. We collaborate. We raise standards. We win awards.

We employ more than 5,000 brilliant people across security, construction logistics and aviation services.

We celebrate diversity. With more than 75 nationalities represented in the Wilson James family, we are a truly inclusive company.

Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis.

For information about Wilson James’ commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please see our website.

About the Company

Company: Wilson James –

Company Location:  London

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