Security Officer

  • Northampton
  • Ashridge Group
  • Security
  • £9.50 per hour
  • 12 hour shifts
  • 4 on 4 off - Either Days or Nights
  • Full-time, Permanent

Ashridge Group have a new opportunity: We are looking for a brand-new team to join us on a site in Northampton. We will have a team of Security officers, and supervisors who are energetic and proactive to provide a service of excellence to our customer.

Working Environment: Warehouse Distribution in NN7 4DE

Working hours: Working a 4 on 4 off shift rotation (12 hour shifts) Either Days OR nights

Pay Rate: £9.50 Per Hour

Start Date: end of September 2021

If you are interested, keep reading…..

Job Description

We are looking for a security team who can help protect a large site with high value assets and materials, along with controlling personnel, vehicle and contractor access.

Your role as a Security Officer will be to maintain a high standard of service delivery in line with Security regulations and ensure the team are providing an outstanding customer experience to all employees, visitors and contractors across the site.

Job overview

Under the direction of the Site Security Supervisor on site you will:

  • Complete strict access control (foot and vehicles)
  • Conduct searches on everyone leaving the site
  • Conduct random searches
  • Regular security patrols
  • Providing a high level of customer service
  • Projecting a smart, efficient and helpful image at all times
  • Protecting the clients property and employees against loss or damage caused by fire, flood, accident, wastage, vandalism and theft
  • Respond to emergency situations in a professional manner
  • Responding to alarms, incidents and suspicious behaviour quickly and efficiently
  • Reporting all matters regarding Health & Safety and Security, potential breaches of security or unusual occurrences
  • Clear communication and confident when using radios to colleagues at different locations on site


  • [Essential] Valid SIA Licence
  • [Essential] Full 5 Years employment/education history.
  • [Preferred] First Aid Trained (Certified)
  • [Preferred] Valid Driving Licence
  • [Preferred] Experience within a corporate role
  • [Preferred] Excellent customer service skills
  • [Preferred] Clear and direct commutation skills [Written and verbal]

Skills & Knowledge

  • SIA Security Officer licence is essential
  • CCTV licence is desirable
  • First Aid at Work is essential
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Has the ability to contribute toward a team’s operation and can work on own initiative
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly at all levels within the organisation
  • A comprehensive working knowledge of all processes and procedures

How we will support you

  • Provide on going training and development
  • regular coaching and mentoring
  • 2 days additional annual leave to support a charity
  • Overtime available across multiple local sites
  • Double time for all bank holiday hours worked
  • Uniform is provided
  • employee recognition schemes
  • SIA licence savers scheme
  • work for a company that really cares about you
  • Have a voice – we really care what you have to say


  • 12 hour shift


  • security: 1 year (preferred)


  • SIA (required)
  • Driving Licence (required)
  • First Aid Certification (preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

To apply, please send your CV to

Please note that you will only be contacted if your application is successful.