Security Guard (weekends)

  • Facilities and Security
  • Permanent
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • £10 per hour
  • Close Date: 14.12.2021

Are you a committed and professional individual? Previous experience in security? Great, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We have a brand new opportunity for a Security Guard to join us at our Head Office in Eastwood, Nottingham, working 8:30am – 8:30pm, Saturday and Sunday. At Microlise, we value the importance of our Security team and the role they play in ensuring safety and security of our staff, visitors, building and contents. If this sounds like you and you’re looking for a new role, then we want to hear from you!

What you will be doing:

  • Responsible for patrolling and guarding company premises including both internal and external perimeters and ensuring timely and vigilant surveillance
  • Assisting the Health & Safety, Facilities Manager, and Facilities team, by informing/reporting any issues with either intruder or fire alarm systems as observed
  • In the instance of out of hour delivery to ‘good in’ the security guard is responsible for acceptance of deliveries for the department
  • Responsible for communicating with the Health & Safety, Facilities Manager on any issues relating to work carried out by the Facilities team
  • Checking corridors and working areas are compliant with safety working regulations.  Keep abreast of chemicals, re cleaning materials used and their overall safety requirements there in
  • Adhere to best practice working procedures and methods and in line with existing routine, and amendments as required
  • Contribute to the enhancement of the company’s quality standards and the general work environment. This will include identification and recommendation of improved methods of working to aid everyone in the organisation
  • Working to improve the staff welfare on site such as supporting with COVID provision on site
  • Deal with out of hour incident and emergency as well as dealing with customer calls/ reception duty out of hours
  • Complete opening up and closing down process 

Working Hours:

Saturday and Sunday, 8:30am – 8:30pm.

What we’re looking for:

  • Hold a valid SIA license
  • Demonstrable experience working as a Security Guard, ideally within a commercial/office environment
  • Ability to quickly become familiar with different security and best practice working under health and safety legislation
  • Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Proactive showing desire to make improvement where and when appropriate
  • Knowledge of basic first aid practices under health and safety at work processes and procedures
  • Qualified in First Aid would be desirable, however not essential as we will provide training

Why Microlise?

When your groceries arrive at your door or you sign for your online parcel, one or more of our software, telematics or proof-of-purchase solutions has probably been used. Our solutions deliver value to many of the UK’s leading grocery retailers and food logistics providers as well as to household names including JCB, Eddie Stobart, Carlsberg, Waitrose and Royal Mail.

Proudly Midlands-based, Microlise has been operating for over thirty years, and in July 2021 became a Publicly Listed Company with shares trading on the London Stock Exchange. Our growing business is guided by our culture which drives the way we behave, the way we work, the way we connect with our customers, and the way we support and develop our people.

  • Full support and training to ensure you are well equipped to succeed in your role
  • Invested in employee health and well-being with over 20 mental health first aiders in the business
  • 25 days holiday, excluding bank holidays, increasing with service
  • Private medical insurance with Vitality Health including rewards for members such as: Free Amazon Prime, Apple Watch, discounted gym membership and many more!
  • Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Free Costco membership, 20% off EE mobile and line rental, and other local discounts
  • Great staff extras: Easter eggs, yearly BBQ, Christmas gifts and annual staff awards
  • Free Microlise Cresswell Racing Tickets, support British Superbikes
  • Executive Box at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Recruitment Process

For successful candidates, interviews will take place whilst the advert is still live; so don’t delay getting your application in!

Recruitment Agencies

Whilst we make every effort to directly source candidates for our live roles, we do have a very small preferred supplier list on the occasion we may require additional support. We therefore do not accept speculative CVs and/or cold calls to our Recruitment Team or Hiring Managers. Any queries should be directed to in the first instance.