Security Officer

Closing date for application: 23/08/2021 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Security Officer

Full time, required asap

Hourly rate: £10.47 (FTE circa £25,400pa)

Due to a resignation, applications are invited for a full time Security Officer to start with this team as soon as possible.

This post is based in our main security reception area at school.  Working hours are rostered 12 hour shifts over a 7 day period. Shifts are from 7am to 7pm and 7pm to 7am, Monday to Sunday. The team consists of seven staff working an average of 42 hours per week over a year.

Responsibilities are outlined in the Job Description and revolve around providing physical security for people and property; site access control; key control and monitoring; fire/security alarm monitoring.

Although previous experience would be helpful security experience is not essential and training will be provided for the right candidate. It is essential that applicants are resilient, physically able to undertake a 12-hour shift with long periods of time on foot patrol and are able to represent the school in a professional manner at all times.

Applicants should be very clear in their application how they meet the specific requirements of the Person Specification and Job Description.

We are unable to accept CVs alone. To download an application form and job description, please go to, where you will find full details of the role. Application forms are required to be completed in full. We cannot accept incomplete forms and applicants should follow instructions for completion of forms carefully. More information about Christ’s Hospital can be found at

We prefer to receive applications by email and completed applications should be sent to no later than: 9am on 31st August.

Early application is advised as we may close this vacancy early if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on site shortly after the closing date (or earlier).

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

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