Ward Security is a successful and growing company, and we always have vacancies for enthusiastic, talented and loyal people to fill roles within our team.

Note: Please be advised that there is an online scam in action that is currently affecting a lot of security companies and personnel. So far, we have had three reports where prospective candidates have been asked to send money for CRB checks by a rogue trader pretending to be from Ward Security. If you have been subject to such fraud or know anyone who has been, please report the matter to the police via national fraud and internet crime reporting centre – Action Fraud team  on 0300 123 2040 or via their website:

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Relief Security Officers, Security Officers & Front of House Receptionist Required

Full Time

England, UK

Ward Security operates nationwide and employs over 600 employees. We provide security services solutions across the UK including: CCTV security systems, property management, guard dog security, key holding services, security guard patrol services, response alarm systems and more.

We recruit, train and reward the very best staff, complemented by the latest technology and communications to ensure the highest levels of security and Client service.

As part of Ward Security’s continuing growth and to support our core security team, we are now looking to recruit reliable, trustworthy and flexible Relief Corporate Security Officers, Security Officers and Front of House Receptionists though-out the U.K.

The role is responsible for protecting the clients’ business interests by the provision of a security presence in addressing issues dealing with fire, damage, theft and health and safety issues 

Our Relief Security Officers, Security Officers and Front of House Receptionists will work on average 54 hours per week. Flexibility will be required as shifts will vary between days, nights and weekends.

Successful applicants would be expected to:

  • Be available to cover planned annual leave
  • Be available at short notice to cover blow-outs
  • Be available to work Day’s Nights or Weekends depending on the needs of the business
  • Have the means to travel to various sites within the designated area in your own vehicle

Responsibilities may vary depending on the site being covered but will include:

  • Carrying out patrols within defined areas as an effective deterrent in the protection of the client’s property and assets
  • Examining documentation for authority allowing for controlled site access
  • Providing CCTV & alarm monitoring functions where appropriate (CCTV License necessary)
  • Assisting and escorting visitors to their destinations within the client’s complex
  • Effectively dealing with incidents & submitting detailed reports on discovery of issues relating to health and safety or crime either verbally or in written form as required
  • Maintaining a log of all visitors, incidents and any other records as required
  • Maintaining the client’s key safe to issue and record all movements of keys
  • Identifying suspicious persons and/or actions and reporting such circumstances

Successful candidates will be both reliable and punctual, possessing:

  • A SIA Licence
  • An CCTV SIA Licence would be desirable but not essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to act quickly and decisively
  • Good attention to detail
  • A customer focused approach
  • Initiative and self-motivation
  • A high standard of personal presentation
  • A “can do” attitude
  • A five year work or back to school checkable history

In return, we will provide you with uniform, training and an opportunity to join and build a career with a forward thinking IIP Gold company.

Pay Rate£8.00-£9.00 per hour
HoursAvergae of 54 hours per week inlcuding days, nights and weekends
LocationEngland, UK
ContractFull Time
Closing Date30th December 2016

Application Form

To apply for employment with Ward Security, please  either download and complete the application form below and e-mail it to alternatively you can post it to A9-A10 Spectrum Business Centre, Anthony’s Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4NP.

Please do not email CVs as we can accept only completed application forms.

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Once you have returned your completed application form, if we wish to speak to you further we will contact you within 14 days. If you do not hear anything within this time frame, then we regret that at this time you have not been successful. We will however hold your application form on file for a period of six months in case a suitable position arises. We would be grateful if you could refrain from contacting us in relation to your application if we have not contacted you.

All applicants must have an SIA License (for Security positions), a full 5 year work or education checkable history (with no gaps) and the right to work in the UK. For some positions, where driving a Company vehicle is a requirement or where site location and/or shift times dictate, a driving license and the use of your own transport will also be necessary.

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