Careers

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: http://www.actionfraud.police.uk/

For further information please see the “Online Recruitment Scam update” from the SIA: http://www.sia.homeoffice.gov.uk/Pages/about-news.aspx?newsid=489

To apply for employment with Ward Security, please  either download and complete the application form below and e-mail it to recruitment@ward-security.co.uk alternatively you can post it to A9-A10 Spectrum Business Centre, Anthony’s Way, Medway City Estate, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4NP.   Where stated please send your C.V to the given e-mail address.

Unless instructed please do not email CVs as we can accept only completed application forms.

Please click on the options below to download our application form:

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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.

Current Vacancies:

Title: Security Officer
Location: Manchester M1
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Manchester area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates.  For this role you need excellent communication skills and to be able to demonstrate that you can use your initiative.  You will need to be computer literate, able to carry out patrols and have a good command of the English language both written and verbal. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Shift pattern is 3 days, 3 nights, 3 days off. An average of 56 hours per week.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: Bracknell RG12
Description: We are currently recruiting for 3 professional and highly motivated, Security Officers to join our team in West area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. In this role you are not based at one site, you cover several sites. You will be covering the following areas: Bracknell, Slough, Reading and Maidenhead. You will cover holiday, sickness and additional work. This means that flexibility is key; you will receive a roster on a weekly basis but if someone calls in sick you will be our first call. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour. Hours: Days, Nights and weekends, an average of 48 – 54 per week, however not guaranteed.

Title: Receptionist
Location:  Uxbridge UB8
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated Receptionist for an established property in Uxbridge. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have good IT skills as you will be using the Microsoft office package and you must have excellent communication skills as you will be working ‘front of house’ liaising with both clients and customers.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history. SIA licence is not essential for this role.

Pay Rate: £9.20 per hour. Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 16:00 with 1 hour unpaid meal break average 35 hours a week.

Title: Street Enforcement Officer
Location: Bromley BR1 3UH
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated Enforcement Officer to join our team in the Bromley area. In this role you will work very closely with the public, so you must be personable and conflict management skills would be very useful. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hard working and reliable candidates. You will work as a part of a team, but must also be able to use your initiative. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history.

Pay Rate: £9.00 per hour Hours: 5 shifts a week 07:00-15:00 and then 09:00-17:00 Rolling roster,

Title: Security Supervisor
Location: Hayes, UB4
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Supervisor to join our team in the Hayes area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and IT skills. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £9.98 per hour. Hours: Monday to Friday, an average of 60 hours a week

Title: Security Officer
Location: Hayes, UB4
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Hayes area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and IT skills. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.oo per hour. Hours: Days including weekends, an average of 48 hours a week on a 4 on 4 off pattern.

Title: Security Officer
Location: Hayes, UB4
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Hayes area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and IT skills. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Nights and Weekends, an average of 54 hours a week on a rolling roster.

Title: Receptionist
Location: Colemore Circus Queenway, Birmingham area
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Receptionist for an established property in Birmingham. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication skills as you will be working ‘front of house’ liaising with both clients and customers.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history. SIA licence is not essential for this role. Corporate uniform provided. Please find Job Description for more information. .

Pay Rate: £7.90 per hour. Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 – 18:00 with 1 hour unpaid meal break

Title: Mobile Response CSO Security Officer
Location: South East; to cover routes in Bexley, Bromley and Medway
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional, motivated, and reliable Mobile Response Officer to carry out duties in and around Kent and South London The successful candidate will attend various premises following a pre-programmed patrol schedule in a pro-active manner in accordance with customer specifications. They will also attend alarm activations or other site visits when instructed by the company. Due to the mobile nature of the role we require an applicant comfortable with driving. Signed Vehicle provided during shift. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license and a full clean driving license.

Pay Rate: £9.00 per hour. Hours: Shared Nights and Weekends, 0 hour Contract

Title: Security Officer
Location: Chatham, Kent
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Chatham area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication skills as you will be working in a team and with the public on a regular basis.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.50 hour. Hours: Days, nights and weekends, an average of 54 hours a week

Title: Security Officer
Location: South Ruislip
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the South Ruislip area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication skills as you will be working in a team and with the public on a regular basis.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £6.50 hour. Hours: Nights and weekends, an average of 33 hours a week, on a 3 week roster pattern.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: Central London
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in London. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. In this role you aren’t based at one site, you cover several sites. You will cover holiday, sickness and additional work. This means that flexibility is key; you will receive a roster on a weekly basis but if someone calls in sick you will be our first call. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour. Hours: Days, Nights and weekends, an average of 48 – 54 per week, however not guaranteed.

Title: Concierge Security Officer
Location: Liverpool – Alexandra Tower
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Concierge Security Officer to join our team in the Liverpool area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates.  For this role you need excellent communication skills and to be able to demonstrate that you can use your initiative.  You will need to be computer literate, able to carry out patrols and have a good command of the English language both written and verbal. Concierge experience desirable. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.00 per hour. Hours: Shift pattern is 3 days, 3 nights, 3 days off. An average of 56 hours per week.

Title: Security Officer
Location: Fulham, London
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated part time Security Officer to join our team in the Fulham area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. Having your own vehicle is advantageous. In this role you are working with the public, so excellent communication skills are key, both written and verbal. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.75 hour. Hours: Nights and Weekends, roster in place, an average of 54 hours per week

Title: Relief Officer
Location: Hanworth
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Hanworth area but you will also be asked to cover the Staines and Richmond areas. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. Having your own vehicle is advantageous. In this role you aren’t based at one site you cover several sites, in the previously mentioned areas. You will cover holiday, sickness and additional work. This means that flexibility is key; you will receive a roster on a weekly basis but if someone calls in sick you will be our first call. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour. Hours: Days, Nights and weekends, an average of 48 – 54 per week, however not guaranteed.

Title: Receptionist
Location: Central London – EC4V 4DE
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Receptionist to join our team in the Central London area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and people skills as you will be working in a team and as well as dealing with the public. You will need to be organised and be able to prioritise, as well as being multi skilled. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history. To apply send a CV to Stephanie.Huxtable@ward-security.co.uk

Pay Rate: £10.00 per hour Hours: 08:00 – 18:00 Monday – Friday.

Title: Relief Receptionist
Location: London
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Receptionist to join our team in the London area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and people, as well as a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office package. You will need to be very organised and be able to prioritise, as well as being multi skilled. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a SIA license. To apply send a CV to Stephanie.Huxtable@ward-security.co.uk

Pay Rate: £10.00 per hour. Hours: Days and Weekends, an average of 45 hours per week, but not guaranteed. Due to the Operational requirements of the business you may be called upon on short notice, or asked to work outside of normal hours on occasion.

Title: Security Officer
Location: Central London – EC2V 7AN
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Central London area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and people skills. You will be part be part of a large team, but you must also be able to work independently and use your initiative. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and an SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.31 hour. Hours: Days, Nights and Weekends, roster in place, an average of 54 hours per week.

Title:  Associate Director, London
Location: London Portfolio
Description: The Associate Director – London works in partnership with the Operations Director – London and together is responsible for the success of the business. Working together, the Associate Director will help to deliver the Company’s mission and vision, and ensure that the Core Values underpin this.

The Associate Director has responsibility for management and day-to-day operations and has the authority to carry out these responsibilities, in accordance with the direction and policies established by the Board. Applicants must hold a five year work history with 10 years relevant experience and an SIA licence. An SIA Close Protection Licence is desirable, but not essential. Please find Job Description for more information.

Pay Rate: £45,000 per annum + Benefits. Hours of work: Dependent on the needs of the business.

All candidates should possess the following attributes:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills: maintain sound relationships with Cients and colleagues at all levels. Earn and maintain mutual respect with fellow employees. Take the initiative in keeping others informed on matters of mutual interest.
  • Credibility and reliability: make realistic commitments and live up to them.
  • Flexibility: Be prepared to be flexible and ‘go the extra mile’.
  • Resourcefulness: Actively seek guidance and information from available sources.
  • Initiative: proactively seek out opportunities to add value to what we do for our Clients.
  • Courtesy: Be polite to everybody you encounter whilst working for Ward Security.
  • Be a worthy ambassador for the company.

 

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