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Safeguarding & Security Officer

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We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated, flexible and committed individual to join our Security and Safeguarding team at Farnborough College of Technology. Full Time (shift pattern).
The College has been rated Outstanding by Ofsted and the Security and Safeguarding Team are essential to this success in providing a safe and secure environment for students, staff and visitors.
Main duties include regular patrols, CCTV operation, access control, responding to incidents, first aid response and porterage of furniture/goods. Candidates should have experience of working in Security, hold a current SIA license in manned guarding and ideally have worked with young people in some capacity.
Applicants must be a team worker with excellent customer service skills and also hold a valid driving license, as some travel between college sites will be required. They should also hold a First Aid Qualification or be willing to undertake first aid training.
The position includes splits shifts, 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm, Monday to Friday. Shift patterns to be explained further at interview.
This is a superb opportunity for a first-class applicant to work in an Outstanding College. In turn, we can offer you interesting and varied work with an excellent benefits package.
Benefits include: LGPS Pension, 32 days holiday, onsite gym, Employee Assistance Programme including Savings Centre offering retail discounts, Refectory, on-site Nursery facilities (Bookworms Nursery) and free on-site parking.
Farnborough College of Technology is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and we reserve the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.
Safeguarding for Employees
The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.
Positions within the College will involve contact with young people and vulnerable adults. Consequently, post-holders will be obliged to demonstrate and maintain their suitability to work with young people and vulnerable adults. This will include a requirement to undertake an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check, in addition to referencing and qualification checks.
Disclosure and Barring Service
Farnborough College of Technology complies fully with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Code of Practice regarding the correct handling, storage, retention and disposal of Disclosures and Disclosure information, and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a disclosure on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed.
Since the post for which you are applying may involve unsupervised access to children and vulnerable adults, it will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions Amendment Order 1986) please refer to the DBS website for further information.
Candidates who are offered an interview for such posts will be required to disclose details, cautions (including final warnings or reprimands), or convictions which are not “protected” as defined by the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020), or any other matters that may be relevant to their suitability to work for the College. The College will regard any failure to disclose your criminal record as a breach of trust. It is College Policy that all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure check if offered the post for which the application has been made. Please note that the College is unable to consider an application further if the candidate declines to complete the Disclosure form.



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