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Cheltenham College

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Cheltenham College
Bath Road
GL53 7LD

Tel: 01242 705570

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Part Time Security Guard (Night Shifts)


Required for immediate start, Cheltenham College has a vacancy for a Night Security Officer. The Night Security Officer provides physical patrols of the site, as well as monitoring via the CCTV system. Other duties include, checking and locking up premises, initial point of contact for fire and security issues, access control and dealing with other mechanical and electrical issues in premises during the evening, silent hours and the early morning.

Previous knowledge of the security industry is essential and, ideally, the post holder will hold a current 3-day FAW (First Aid at Work) qualification, SIA Public Space CCTV License or be capable of working towards these. A DBS enhanced check will be undertaken on the successful candidate.

A full clean driving licence is required and experience of working in a school, with knowledge of safeguarding principles would be desirable. Candidates without this background would be expected to undertake training in safeguarding.

College is a busy and challenging environment, which operates 24/7, therefore, excellent interpersonal and organisational skills are needed, along with a flexible and conscientious attitude. The ability to communicate well is essential.


Duty Pattern: a 4-on/4-off duty pattern - Monday to Sunday night shifts (52 weeks a year)
Hours of work are based on a 32-hour week
Mid-week: Start at 22.00 hours to 06.30 hours (Monday to Friday)
Weekend: Start at 18.30 hours to 07.00 hours (Sat and Sun)
Salary: £9.62 per hour. A supplementary allowance of £1.00 per hour will also be paid for each hour worked between the hours of midnight to 6am, provided that at least 3 hours are worked
Annual leave increases with length of service and is inclusive of bank holiday entitlement. Leave entitlement is pro rata based on number of hours and/or days worked. All holidays must be agreed with the line manager in advance.

Closing date for applications is  Sunday, 9 May 2021 with first-round interviews planned to take place shortly afterwards.

Please click on the Apply Now button to download an application and supplementary information form, or contact the HR Department via the number in the contact details to ask for the forms to be posted to you. 

Please note that a completed application form is required in addition to a CV and covering letter. CVs alone will not be accepted.  They must be returned electronically to the email address, or by post to the contact details given in the advert on the College website.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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