Security Officer

  • Vacancy Reference:
  • Vacancy Type:
    Full Time
  • Type of Contract:
    Security Corporate
  • Temp or Perm:
  • City:
  • Closing Date:
    31 May 2024
  • Salary:


Wilson James have been raising standards in security, construction logistics, aviation services, and technology for over 30 years. With 5,000 employees and a presence across over 300 client sites all over the UK, we are dedicated to delivering tailored solutions and top-tier customer service. As a leading managed service provider, we prioritise safety, efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Joining Wilson James offers the excitement of working with diverse, vibrant clients, making for a dynamic and engaging workplace.   

We are looking for a Security Officer to join us at our client site in London.  Our client is one of the largest pedestrianised communities around, with modern offices, retail, food and drink outlets all in one place. Alongside this are modern gardens giving the site a unique feel.

As a Security Officer you are an integral part of the team and you can make an impact with your skills to protect, deter and respond to any security matters, whilst providing an exceptional customer service experience. 

What do you get from us: 

  • The Role – 4 on, 4 off days & nights
  • Pay – £13.65 per hour
  • Lifestyle Benefits – Mortgage and financial advice, vouchers for various shopping outlets and food stores, employee referral scheme. 
  • Learning & Development – we actively encourage progression and offer various eLearning courses, progression, training whilst on site, apprenticeships, and in-house training courses.  
  • Health and Wellbeing – Life assurance scheme, access to mental health support specialists 
  • Access to an Online GP Service for you and your dependents
  • Specific site benefits – Cycle parking 

A typical day in the life as a Security Officer:  

  • Ensure your availability is known to operations and accept work at short notice if required to meet the agree schedules. Turned down shifts are recorded.
  • Expect to cover multiple different roles day or night depending on the contract.
  • Deliver first class hospitality, meet, and greet services ensuring that occupiers and visitors are always welcomed but subject to security measures.
  • Ensure that all incidents are reported and responded to in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Everyone in your area of responsibility behave and work in safe manner
  • Maintain an exceptional awareness of security in and around your post, looking out for hostile reconnaissance, suspicious behaviour, or unattended packages (H.O.T). Be prepared to challenge, report or call-in support always.
  • Book on using the electronic App provided at induction
  • Complete all mandatory and contractual training

What are we looking for?
We are looking for people who are passionate about helping others and keeping those around you both safe and secure.   

  • SIA Licence
  • Experience in a security environment is beneficial but not essential, we are willing to put the time and resource into someone who may be recently licensed to give you the first step you might need. 
  • Hard work and excitement for your job, we love to see people enjoying their role  
  • A positive attitude with experience in a customer service role.

Apply today and secure your future with Wilson James! 


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, 

Close map
12 Exchange House, London, Greater London, UK, EC2A 2BQ

Meet the recruiter

Gary Young


Share this page

Share with linkedin
Share with facebook
Share with twitter
Share with email

Vacancy Alerts

Create an alert subscription based on this vacancy


Employee Assistance Programme
Mental health and counselling access
Personal wellbeing resources
24/7 confidential helpline
Retailer discounts
Life assurance