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Security Officer

G4S, Cumbria

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Salary level:£8  per year
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Security Officer/A332/110633/1

Job Reference: G4S/TP/383795/110633
Number of Positions: 1
Job Category: Security/Protective Services 
Contract Type: Full Time
Salary: 8.20
Location: Penrith and surrounding area
G4S Region: UK & Ireland
Country:United Kingdom

G4S Business Unit:UK Secure Solutions
Closing Date: March 22, 2018
Package Description: 20 days leave plus 8 Bank Hols, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Pension, Contributory Health Plan, G4S Perks and excellent career opportunities.

Job Introduction:

G4S is the largest secure outsourcing company in the UK and Ireland. We were successful in winning a new contract to deliver security services and systems to the DWP. This is one of the largest integrated security contracts of its kind awarded in the UK.


As result we have exciting opportunities for Security Officers to join the G4S Secure Solutions (UK) team in Penrith and surrounding area.

If you already hold a current SIA licence we will pay you £250 after six months of employment and a further £250 after 12 months service.

Role Responsibility:

For our Security Officers, it's the care and attention you put into the little tasks that makes all the difference.  You will be working as part of a diverse and dedicated team in a busy, public facing environment.


This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the most high-profile and respected brands in the UK. This is primarily a security role, but also demands exemplary customer service skills.  You must be confident, articulate and able to communicate well, both written and verbally in what can sometimes be challenging situations. Dont worry if you do not have any security experience as we will be able to train you.

So when you join us, youll have the freedom to do what you do best by giving our customers great service in striving for excellence and consistently acting with integrity.  Youll find everything you need to have a job thats exciting, rewarding and enjoyable and youll get the training, support and development you need to have a successful career with G4S.

We will be offering successful applicants full SIA training, guaranteed hours contracts with core hours Monday - Friday on day shifts, overtime at weekends is also available, free uniform, 20 days annual leave plus 8 Bank Holidays, Company Sick Pay Scheme, Pension and Contributory Health Plan.  

If you think this is what you are looking for, we want to talk to you now.  

If you have a current SIA licence, please call 01642 636051 quoting the vacancy reference number to arrange a meeting with one of our local team members, we are open Monday - Friday from 08:00 - 18:00, outside of these hours please leave us a message and we will get back to you on the next working day.

Otherwise if you do not hold a SIA licence, please apply via this link on our website and we will be in touch shortly to discuss your application.

The Ideal Candidate:

Ideal candidates will need to provide a 5 year career history and have unrestricted right to work in the UK as security screening for these positions will apply, however we can discuss this further prior to your interview.

Drivers with own reliable transport and full driving licence is essential for these roles due to locations.


About the Company:

G4S is the world's leading provider of security solutions, with operations in over 100 countries Worldwide. G4S Secure Solutions (UK) Limited is one of the largest Business units in the G4S Group and the largest Security Services Company in the UK, with an annual turnover of approximately £440m and employing 20,000 people.  Our success depends on the commitment of our employees to providing excellent customer service to all internal as well as external customers.

G4S is a global company with a diverse employee team and we welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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