University of Bath

University of Bath

Security Officer (Full-Time) (KW11444)

United Kingdom

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Job title Security Officer (Full-Time)

Department Security

Salary Starting from £25,138, rising to £28,759 Salary plus 15% rotating shift allowance: total package from £28,908 to £33,072

Grade Grade 5

Contract Type Full Time, Open Ended

Placed on Friday 09 February 2024

Closing date Sunday 25 February 2024

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference KW11444

Special Conditions A DBS check is required for this position, Shift work that receives a shift allowance, The position involves driving and requires a valid UK driving licence, Night shift working hours, Lone working, Manual handling

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This role is eligible for the Campus Services New Starter bonus (£1,000) and Campus Services refer a friend bonus.

We are looking for a Security Officer to join our team!

About the role:

This position involves supporting students and staff at the University's main campus and off-site buildings, ensuring a safe environment throughout.

The role is very customer focused. You will be expected to perform well when dealing with emergencies, medical first aid response, alarm activations and many other reported incidents.

The basic working week is of 38.5 hours which includes 36.5 hours + 2 hours contracted overtime; these hours will be worked on a rotating shift basis cover 24/7 365 days of the year and attracts 15% shift allowance; at times during staff shortages the post holder will be required to work with other Campus teams and cover different shifts.

The appointment will be made subject to a Basic Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance being obtained.

About you:
  • Able to work effectively in a team, as well as taking initiative when working alone
  • Excellent communication skills; able to work with a diverse community, providing understanding and support
  • Full car driving license
  • Computer literate - additional training will be provided
  • First Aid At Work (FAAW) trained and holder of a Security Industry Authority licence (training provided if needed)
  • What we offer:

    Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work.

    We recognise the dedication, achievements and talents of our workforce through our offering of initiatives and benefits, including (but not limited to):

  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • 36 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays)
  • A flexible working environment
  • A commitment to personal and professional development
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Campus Services New Starter bonus. In addition to the great benefits Campus Services' offers, we can offer you a £1,000 bonus. This is payable the month after successfully passing your six month probation. Please note this bonus is pro rata for part time roles.

    This role is also eligible for the Campus Services Refer a Friend bonus. If a University staff member has ‘referred' you to apply for this vacancy they may be eligible for a bonus. Please ensure when applying you select ‘Campus Services Employee Referral' when answering the question ‘Where did you learn of this job?' and email [email protected] the name of the person who referred you

    We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Both bonuses are subject to terms and conditions. If you have any questions regarding the T &Cs, contact [email protected]

    Further details:
  • Job Description & Person Specification
  • Security Core Shifts

  • Terms of Employment

  • We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this, personal details will be removed from application forms at the initial shortlisting stage.

    Job details

    Title

    Security Officer (Full-Time) (KW11444)

    Employer

    University of Bath

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 25, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment,Staff

    Field

    Computer Science,Social Science

    About the employer

    Situated in Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom, University of Bath is a public university that received its royal charter in 1966. The University of Bath has been consistently ranked amongst the top universities in the UK and is known for its expertise in research and teaching. In 2004, the university launched the SET squared Partnership with the universities of Bristol, Southampton, and Surrey. This is the largest partnership ever, comprises of a combined staff of 6,400 researchers, and has a research budget of £266 million.

    The university is known for its four faculties: management, science, humanities and social science, and engineering and design. The university has been recognized for its excellence in research facilities and according to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 87 percent of the university's research has been defined as world-leading. Notably, the university's research into child poverty and support for vulnerable people won a Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2011. The university's research grants and contracts portfolio is worth around £150 million.

    The university constantly finishes at the top of student satisfaction rankings and excelling in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Psychology. It was also awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework. Because of its high-quality teaching, Bath's graduates are highly sought after by the UK's top employers.

    In 2004, Bath University invested in creating a sports training village, which has emerged as one of the best training centers for athletes in Europe. In 2013, the University became a founder member of GW4, an alliance of universities sharing intellectual and physical resources. Also, in the same year, the university opened a block of 75 flats for students living on campus. In 2012, the university began a three-year campus improvement project to improvise and expand student accommodation, teaching space, and a £10million arts centre. The university has invested over £450 million on its campus over the last decade.

    In 2015, the university inaugurated a specialized area for arts, education, and events. The University of Bath has a well-built infrastructure with all the essential facilities and amenities a student will require. The university gives equal focus on sports and offers one of the best sports facilities in the UK. The university-based athletes won six medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

    Almost one-fourth of the students enrolled are from outside the UK, so, the university offers a perfect internationally diverse experience. Airbus, World Bank, Nike, Ford, and Rolls Royce are some of the industry leaders, which collaborate with the university.

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