Night Security Officer

Date Posted: Tuesday 01 February 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 27/02/2022

Cheltenham College is a busy environment which operates 24/7 and, to ensure College is a safe and secure place for pupils, staff and visitors, we seek to appoint a Night Security Officer. Night Security Officers provide physical patrols of the site, as well as monitoring via the CCTV system. Other duties include, checking and locking up premises, initial point of contact for fire and security issues, access control and dealing with other mechanical and electrical issues in premises during the evening, silent hours and the early morning.

Previous knowledge of the security industry is essential and, ideally, the post holder will hold a current 3-day FAW (First Aid at Work) qualification, SIA Public Space CCTV License or be capable of working towards these.

A full clean driving licence is required and experience of working in a school, with knowledge of safeguarding principles would be desirable. Candidates without this background would be expected to undertake training in safeguarding and all employees must undertake an enhanced DBS check.

  • Duty Pattern: a 4-on/4-off duty pattern (42 hours per block) Monday to Sunday
  • Hours averaged over the full year are 36 hours and 45 minutes.
  • Shift Length: 20:00-06:30
  • Salary: £24,911.25 per annum.
  • Overtime will be paid for hours worked over 40 hours per week, at a time-and-a-half rate-of-pay.

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form, together with covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 27 February 2022. Interviews are scheduled to take place shortly after.