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Security Officer

Campus Services & Facilities

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £27,816 per annum including shift allowance, based on an average 44.75 hour week
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 02 December 2020
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1309120TD

The University of Southampton has an in-house security service providing 24-hour cover across a number of sites and is looking for additional full time permanent security officers. You will work on a rotating shift pattern of 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off. Although based at the Highfield Campus your duties will take you to all of our other sites patrolling on 12.5 hour shifts, so you can expect a varied and interesting work pattern.

A full, manual car Driving Licence is required and you should also be able to demonstrate a good customer focused work record. 

Successful applicants without a Security Industry Authority Licence to Door Supervisor Level will be required to pass the week long course at their cost within 6 months of starting. 

Interviews for this position are expected to be held January 2021. 

Working at the University offers you many benefits including generous annual leave, car parking, a cycle to work scheme, pension scheme, discounted gym membership, and a range of staff discounts.

We are committed to personal development, and conduct regular team training as well as providing individuals the opportunity to improve themselves through a wide range of courses.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0)2380 592750 or email  Please quote reference 1309120TD on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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