Basingstoke 01256 336 100

Winchester 01962 865 152

Security Officer

  • Location

    Andover, Hampshire, England

  • Salary

    £20k - 21.5k per year

  • Contract


  • Reference


Our client in Andover are recruiting for an experienced security officer.


Key responsibilities include:


  • Site and Building security – control of entry and exit on to site, site patrols in silent hours, locking and unlocking of building, gates and turnstiles

  • CCTV Management – monitor CCTV images, action events as necessary, provide details when asked

  • Management of visitors and contractors arriving on site – welcome, H&S, passes, directing, handling queries, contacting Reception or host, exit off site

  • Management of delivery vehicles entering and exiting the site – directing drivers, notifying receivers (if necessary), checking / collecting of paperwork

  • Contractor inductions – conduct inductions and record outcome, maintain record, check Contractor against log

  • Car Parking – managing on site and off site staff and visitor car parking areas, advising on availability of spaces

  • Fire Alarms – operate fire alarm system to support the site – fire alarm isolation, logging service calls, support weekly fire alarm testing

  • Emergency Procedures – fulfil roles required in line with company procedures eg fire alarm activations, bomb threat action, press or 3rd party visits

  • Switchboard during silent hours – handle all out of hours calls, forwarding or redirecting as necessary / appropriate

  • Handover / take over for each and every shift – completion of documentation, effective handover to colleagues, updating paper diary

  • Completion of daily logs of visitors, vehicles, deliveries, forgotten passes, etc.

  • Flags – being responsible for putting up and taking down flags as requested by colleagues.

  • Record retention – hold fire alarm and asbestos records in the gatehouse, giving appropriate access to these documents

  • Compliance with site and company procedures – dealing with keys, handing and collection of passes, issuing and completion of Contractor permits on behalf of the Twinings contact, collection of pass out slips, conducting person or vehicle searches

  • Safety Audits – conduct safe checks on specific areas within both Buildings, completing the necessary paperwork
  • First Aider – provide qualified first aid assistance as and  


The right candidate will:


  • Have previously worked as a security guard or in a similar role

  • Have worked in a customer services environment

  • Able to work to and within set procedures and timeframes



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