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: Relief Officer
Location: Birmingham B4
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Birmingham 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 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 a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Average 54 hours a week, however not guaranteed.

 

Title: Security Officer
Location: Birmingham B4
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Tottenham 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. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.35 per hour. Hours: Average of 54 hours a week. 4 days on and 2 days off.

Title: Security Officer
Location: Tottenham N17
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Tottenham 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. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights, average 36 hours a week.

Title: Security Officer
Location: London EC3V
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the East London 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. Having a Valid CCTV license and a Full valid UK Driving License would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.53 per hour. Hours: Every Friday  07:00am – 19:00pm

Title: Security Officer
Location: London SE1
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Vauxhall area of London. 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. Having a Valid CCTV license and a Full valid UK Driving License would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.57 per hour. Hours: Nights and Weekends , 56 hours per week.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: Manchester M2
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. In this role you are not 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. You must have excellent communication skills as you will be working in a team and with the public on a regular basis. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Average of 54 hours a week, however not guaranteed.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: Liverpool L3
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Liverpool 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. In this role you are not 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. Having a Valid CCTV license and a Full valid UK Driving License would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.50 per hour. Hours: Weekends and Adhoc weekdays

Title: Security Officer
Location: Manchester M50
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Salford Quay area of Manchester. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication inskills as you will be working in a team and with the public on a regular basis. Having a Valid CCTV license and a Full valid UK Driving License would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.00 per hour. Hours: Saturday and Sunday 06:00am – 18:00pm

Title: Elite Officer
Location:           London region
Hours Nights and weekends – Roster pattern to be confirmed once started.
Description: Are you an ‘Elite’ officer? Are you a highly skilled security officer who is flexible and professional? Are you able to work independently as well as follow site instructions? Are you smart, articulate and possess high standards? Do you have any industry related qualifications?  If this applies to you, then you are exactly what we are looking for! Ward Security Limited is a highly regarded security service provider that has grown consistently over the past 14 years through listening to our customers, responding to their needs and delivering the services they need both cost efficiently and flexibly, and due to organic growth we are currently recruiting for “Elite” Security Officers for immediate start.Essential skills include:Promoting a high level of satisfaction among clients and visitors.Promptly responding to service requirementsGreat interpersonal skills, and capable of communicating at all levelsDeliver effective telephone and reception procedures and quality service.Being able to deal with customers in a courteous and efficient manner – dealing with any concerns efficiently.You MUST hold a valid SIA Licence and you MUST have 5 year work checkable history with no gaps in employment. A CCTV licence is not an essential, but an advantage. 

What’s in it for you? To work for an exciting, dynamic, award winning organisation that holds an Investors in People Gold award.  For the right candidate we offer:

  • A guaranteed salary between £24,000 – £34,000 per annum (depending on experience and industry related qualifications)
  • A guaranteed roster pattern worked over an average of 54 hours per week, but due to the operational needs of the business you may be required to work outside of these hours.
  • Paid overtime available
  • Promotional opportunities available
 

Title: Operations Administration Manager
Location: Rochester, Kent
Description: We are currently recruiting for Operation Administration Manager to join our team here at Ward Security Ltd. In this role you will be responsible for assisting with the day to day running of the regions, in particular the rostering for all sites within the designated portfolio, and the administration of relevant documentation for the Operations Managers, sites and officers, whilst assuming responsibility for any Operational Administration issues that arise, providing support to the HR Manager who is responsible for the department. Excellent communication skills  and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages is essential along with excellent telephone manners, the ability to maintain effective working relationships with employees and clients and the ability to show initiative and self-motivation.

Pay Rate: £26,000 – £30,000 per annum. Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00am – 17:30pm

To apply for this position please send a CV in to Symone Terry. Email address symone.terry@ward-security.co.uk

Title: Scheduler
Location: Rochester, Kent
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Scheduler to join our team here at the Head Office in Rochester. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. The scheduler is responsible for rostering all shifts for Security Officers and other staff across Ward Security, including resolving gaps due to holiday or non-attendance.

Job Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • To address and be responsible for the rostering that enables the different sites and Ward Security to function on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assist with coordinating the workforce schedules for over 1,000 employees
  • Respond to Call Centre enquires for schedule changes
  • Communicate schedules to employees
  • Prepare availability lists as required
  • Prepare various reports using database information
  • Assist where required with logistics of workforce
  • Responsible for ensuring that all designated sites are fully manned at all times.

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.

Pay Rate: £20-23k per annum depending on experience. Hours: Monday to Friday 09:00am – 17:30pm

To apply please send your CV to Symone Terry at symone.terry@ward-security.co.uk

Title: Administrator

Location: Rochester, Kent
Description: We are currently recruiting for a new Administrator to join our team here at Ward Security Ltd. The candidate we are looking for will need to have excellent attention to detail as well as strong time management skills. The position will require somebody who is flexible and who is able to work within a pressurised environment.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages (e.g. Excel, word  and outlook)
  • Administration Skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and clients

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent organisational and Time management skills
  • Ability to show initiative and self-motivation
  • High standard of personal presentation
  • Reliable and Punctual

Pay Rate: £16-18k per annum. Hours: Monday – Friday, 09:00am – 17:30pm

Title: Security Officer
Location: Tottenham N17
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the Tottenham 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. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.00 per hour. Hours: Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights, average 36 hours a week.

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. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

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

Title: Caretaker
Location: Manchester
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. Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and have a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.50 per hour. Hours: Monday to Friday 06:30 – 10:00(am) and 16:00 – 18:30(pm), average of 35 hours per week.

Title: Relief Dog Handler

Location: South East
Description: We are urgently looking to recruit a new Dog Handler for the South East area covering North and South Kent and Essex. We are looking for enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates.  In this role you are not based at one site, you will cover several sites. You will cover holiday, sickness and additional work. This means 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 a valid SIA license. Previous experience as a dog handler is preferred but not essential. A general purpose dog will be provided to the successful candidate.

Pay Rate: £9.00 per hour. Hours: Average of 54 hours a week, however not guaranteed.

Title: Security Officer

Location: London SW1W 0SR
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team in the London area. We are looking for smart, enthusiastic, hardworking and reliable candidates. You must have excellent communication and IT skills. Promote a high level of satisfaction among clients and visitors, respond promptly to service requirements. Have great interpersonal skills, and be capable of communicating at all levels. Deliver effective telephone and reception service and be able to deal with customers in a courteous and efficient manner, dealing with any concerns efficiently. Having a Valid CCTV license would be advantageous.  Applicants must hold a five year work or back to school checkable history and a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £9.40 per hour. Hours: days, 7 on 3 off, 7 on, 4 off.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: London NW
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team covering 6 of our sites in the North West area. In this role you are not based at one site, you will cover several sites. You will cover holiday, sickness and additional work. This means 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 a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour. Hours: Average of 48-54 hours a week but not guaranteed.

Title: Relief Officer
Location: West
Description: We are currently recruiting for a professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team covering 6 of our sites in the 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 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 a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £8.50 per hour. Hours: Average of 48-54 hours a week but not guaranteed.

 

Title: Relief Officer
Location: South East
Description: We are currently recruiting 3 professional and highly motivated, Security Officer to join our team covering the South East Kent 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 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 a valid SIA license.

Pay Rate: £7.50 per hour. Hours: Days, Nights and weekends, an average of 48 – 54 per week, however not guaranteed.

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.

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