Security Officer, Castleford

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Wakefield CollegeCastleford

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,881 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Security Officer

  • Job ref: 0905
  • £16,881 per annum
  • Based Castleford Campus
  • Average 37 hours per week – annualised over the year


We have a great opportunity for a Security Officer to join our Estates department. The Security team works together to provide an essential front of house service. This involves the support in providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment for students, staff and visitors to the College. 

The Security Officer role is varied and no two days are ever the same. The Security team support each other with the daily duties and skills are enhanced with the ongoing training facility that is offered.  

As a Security Officer, you will undertake security duties to ensure that the relevant campus is opened and closed, secured and alarmed at agreed times and undertake regular patrols to monitor security and reporting any issues through the appropriate channels. You will also monitor student behaviour, intervening and managing behaviours when appropriate, promoting a positive College ethos at all times and reporting inappropriate behaviour to a duty manager. 

We are looking for someone who can communicate at all levels and has the ability to remain calm and professional in a range of situations, quickly assessing and diffusing situations in line with College policies and values. 

Hours of work:
Working patterns will vary between term time and non-term time and may be subject to change due to the needs of the service and therefore some flexibility is required.

As a Security Officer, you should: 

  • Have previous experience of front line security
  • Hold a SIA Licence 
  • Hold a Full Driving licence

Benefits include:

  • Personal and Professional Development Opportunities, including a comprehensive induction
  • Generous Annual Leave (30 days annual leave + bank holidays + 5 College closure days) 
  • Discounted Metro Card Scheme
  • Annual Staff Recognition Awards, Staff BBQ, Christmas Party
  • Good Pension Scheme


See what we have to offer and come join us. You won’t be disappointed.

For more information about Wakefield College and the opportunity to apply, please click the Apply button and you will be redirected to our college website.

Closing date: 11.00am on Friday 26 April 2019

Interview date: Friday 3 May 2019


Transforming lives through learning…

…by enabling young people, adults and employers to fulfil their potential.


Wakefield College is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all students and this post will be subject to Enhance Disclosure from the DBS.


We aim to develop a workforce that reflects the diverse community we serve and positively encourage applications from all.




More about Wakefield College
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Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wakefield Campus, Margaret Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2DH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1924 789789
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The City of Wakefield sits at the heart of West Yorkshire, and at the heart of the Wakefield district is Wakefield College. The College is the largest college in the District and has an impressive track record, having provided education and training ...