Relief Officer

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Are you looking for an exciting and engaging job opportunity? Are you ready for a change within corporate Security? Are you looking to join a company that supports and cares about your career progression? Why not apply now? 

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Dedicated Relief Officer to work on one of our large client sites in Southampton, in one of the UK's most advanced working environments, with over £36 million invested in their facilities and infrastructure over the past eight years. Over 40 nationalities are represented here, building their progressive culture, where diversity drives innovation. 

As a Dedicated Relief Officer at this site, the purpose of your job role is to ensure the protection, safeguarding and security of assets, personnel, and visitors entering the site. This is done by creating a safe environment and ensuring all assets are protected by reducing risks via diligent patrols, strict access control, monitoring, and equipment control whilst maintaining the company's reputation with professionalism and legal compliance. As a dedicated relief security officer, you will be requested to cover both night, day, weekend and Bank Holidays shifts covering Annual leave, sickness, natural gaps in the rota and related events therefore we will be looking for a flexible person who is keen to cover these shifts.

You will need to be a flexible person as you will be required to work various shift start and finish times between 6.00am and 11.30pm. It would be beneficial if you had your own transport in order to start and finish at these times. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Monitor access to the site ensuring that only authorised staff and visitors are permitted access
  • Meet and greet all staff and visitors to the site in a professional and friendly manner
  • Carry out internal and external patrols ensuring all identified Health and Safety issues are escalated to the client
  • Carry out regular CCTV checks and escalate where any failures are found
  • Ensure that only authorised contractors are permitted access to the premises

What we can offer you:

  • £10.82 per hour
  • Annualised Hours Contract – 1872 hours per annum
  • Access to an industry leading Employee Benefits Platform offering lifestyle savings and discounts on most high street retailers, a Reward and Recognition programme
  • The opportunity to develop your security career with access to training and development programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme that provides a health and wellbeing support service
  • As an employer of choice, we focus on wellbeing, training, and career progression
  • Employee Referral Scheme

Essential Skills

  • SIA Licence
  • Excellent customer engagement skills with excellent verbal and communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail, timekeeping, and ability to prioritise time effectively
  • Demonstrate the ability to think and act quickly in emergencies or under pressure

About Wilson James

Wilson James is a leading security, construction logistics and aviation services provider with more than 5,000 employees. With in-depth sector and service expertise, we deliver solutions to clients operating across the Aviation, Construction, Corporate, Energy, Manufacturing, Maritime and Technology industries.

Wilson James provides services to some of the world's most iconic brands. We collaborate. We raise standards. We win awards.
We employ more than 5,000 brilliant people across security, construction logistics and aviation services.

We celebrate diversity. With more than 75 nationalities represented in the Wilson James family, we are a truly inclusive company.
Wilson James is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. A criminal conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position, however each case will be assessed on an individual basis.
For information about Wilson James' commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, please see our website.


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Regents Park Rd, Southampton , Hampshire, UK, SO15 3

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Stevie Key


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