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Security Guard

  • Job reference: SSIMP039
  • Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
  • Job type: All
  • Area of Expertise: Corporate Services
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Job description: We are looking for a Security officer to work on Oldham Market.

1.To support the development and implementation of quality systems to ensure that the services delivered by the Division are quality driven being responsive to customer needs, effective and efficient in operation and provided in accordance with the Council's Customer Care Policy.

2.Under the direction of the Supervisor/Senior and Oldham Council managers, to carry out security duties as directed, including routine patrolling and alarm response in order to actively discouraging theft and vandalism, including:
*Undertaking dynamic risk assessment.
*Assessing the response required, including against the Service Terms of Reference.
*Monitoring and continuously reporting, using radio communications, back to the Control room and other colleague's.
*Undertaking the handover of responsibility to oncoming Officers.

3.To carry out security duties as directed including routine patrolling and alarm response in order to actively discourage theft, vandalism and protect public buildings, assets and spaces.

4.To maintain contact with the Council's Control Room, Supervisors and management.

5.To respond to the Control Room on request to assist or investigate problems or incidents reported to them.

6.To respond, as directed, to all alarm activations and reset as required.

7.To keep an accurate written record of all incidents, occurrences and observations on security, resilience and safety matters. To utilise and maintain body cameras to gain accurate video footage for evidential purposes.

8.To liaise with all Council Departments, Emergency Services, other agencies and members of the public and assist as necessary.

9.To maintain and be responsible for site/premises keys, reports, documents and other items as required.

10.To lock and unlock premises as per relevant Service Level Agreements and be responsible for keys to designated sites. Actively maintain key logs and key management systems.

11. If directed, to drive a designated vehicle in accordance with the Council's Code of Practice, whilst ensuring an accurate logged record of all journeys made and destinations visited is maintained. To report any vehicle defects, damage and accidents immediately and to actively maintain and clean both the interior and exterior of all vehicles within Response Services.

12.In accordance with approved safe systems of work, to control and monitor vehicle and pedestrian movement.

13.To participate, as directed, in exercises to test the Council's Emergency Planning arrangements and general working procedures.

14.To assist in the professional development of staff, including Trainee First Response Officers, through mentoring, coaching and assisting with training.

15.To work on a rotating shift pattern, change shifts and working patterns to fit service provision and requirements.

16.To wear uniform and personal protective equipment as directed. To actively maintain, preserve and take responsibility for all uniform and personal protective equipment which has been issued. To ensure that all staff are adhering to uniform and personal protective equipment rules and procedures.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please email your cv to and follow up with a call to stewart on 01772 208967