Security Supervisor

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Job Ref.: 
Job Location: 
London SE1
Recruiting For: 
a full time job position
Exact Salary: 
12.25 ph
Salary and Benefits: 


Number of vacancies: 
I would like to receive applications from residents in: 
Lambeth and Southwark
Job Description: 


We have a fantastic opportunity for experienced Security Supervisors with previous work experience within the financial, hospitality or corporate industry to work at our Clients' site.

The successful candidate MUST be available immediately and hold a valid security and CCTV license.

Working hours: will be 42 hours per week

  • 7.00 am to 19.00 pm
  • 19.00 pm to 7.00 am (consisting of days and nights).

The Role:

You may also be required to cover as a duty manager in the absence of the Site Manager. The Security Supervisor will maintain the day-to-day running of the security team and any other associated tasks as detailed by the Site Manager or the General Manager, to ensure that the security requirements of the site are maintained, maintaining a good corporate image and high standards of professionalism at all times. Ensuring all Health and Safety procedures and policies for both the company and client are followed and implemented and that all site based records are 100% accurate and compliant.

Main duties will include but not limited to:

  • Undertake all duties or associated tasks as detailed by the Site Manager and the General Manager
  • Be readily available to provide security advice and direction to all staff, tenants, and management
  • Ensure that all patrols and duties are carried out as and when required, and that they are consummate to the individual's ability
  • Carry out all daily/weekly/monthly inspections and audits in accordance as per management instruction ensuring 100% compliance at all times
  • Ensure that daily, weekly and monthly staff briefings are carried out and recorded
  • Carry out 12 monthly appraisals of all security staff
  • Be proficient in the use of all communications equipment, and have excellent communication and customer care skills
  • Ensure that all contractors booked onto site have the required paperwork to carry out their specific tasks
  • Ensure that the controllers are controlling access to the control room is strictly adhered to in accordance with the DPA
  • Complete CCTV and DSA Audits as required
  • Ensure all staff on duty and correctly equipped for the task, in accordance with the assignment instructions
  • Carry out the specific site training of all staff and cover staff and ensure that they are adequately trained for the task. This must be documented and recorded
  • Ensure that all daily paperwork is being used and filled out correctly
  • Report immediately to the Site Manager any staffing problems or occurrences which require their attention
  • Responsible for ensuring that Assignment Instructions are regularly reviewed, amended and updated as necessary and are fully adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that all staff have read, understood and signed the Assignment Instructions
  • Ensure all H&S policies are adhered to
  • Attend and arrange monthly crime net meetings and attend all other meetings when required
  • Provide daily, weekly and monthly intelligence reports to the local authorities and Site Manager
  • Complete and issue rosters well in advance to all staff and to Site Manager
  • Ensure accurate completion of staff payroll and consolidated hours reports
  • Ensure all monthly reports are completed and forwarded to the General Manager within the given time frame
  • Deal initially with all on-site HR issues and seek advice from HR, your Site Manager or General if not sure
  • In addition to the above functions, you will be required to undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Site Manager.


  • Assist facilities management as and when required.
  • Assist visitors and contractors to the site. Ensuring Visitors and Contractors are inducted and issued with site approved permission/permits to works
  • Ensure that no unauthorised persons are permitted into prohibited areas.
  • Ensure and maintain an accurate record of any and all incidents that occur, provide copies within 24 hours to the Site Manager
  • Prompt and accurate compilation and reporting of all H&S/Incident reports As above
  • Ensure that all staff are fully briefed and aware of their duties in an evacuation.
  • Ensure all Security are appropriately trained, competent and qualified. ILP to be fully completed for each member of staff

Qualifications and Experience;

  • SIA licenses for security and CCTV
  • Experience working in a customer-facing environment as a Security Supervisor either in the financial, hospitality or corporate industry


  • First aid at work
  • Dealing with violence and aggression
  • Manual handling
  • Fire extinguisher use
  • Lifts entrapment
  • Using disabled evacuation chairs
  • Basic fire fighting
  • Report writing and statement taking
  • Emergency procedures, including but not being limited to urgent evacuation and evacuation of the building and responses to fire evacuations, bomb threats and site policies (e. fire, knife crime, etc.).
  • Customer care awareness skills.
  • Reception duties
  • Second language

Person specification:

  • Professional, presentable and confident
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be proactive
  • Be flexible
  • Reliable with excellent time-management skills
  • Have demonstrable knowledge of the security industry
  • A commitment to providing first-class customer service is essential
  • Be computer literate with a good working knowledge of Word/Excel and PowerPoint
  • Health and Safety competency for contractors and customers internal and external

How to Apply:

Please forward your CV to

Person specification and Experience required: 
To apply for this job please email us a cover letter and your most up-to-date CV.

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