Safety and Security Assistant

Unite Students
£8.50 per hour
28 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
A Safety and Security Assistant is required to join our team in Liverpool. This is a mostly night-shift role, working 4 shifts out of 7, including most weekends. A full UK driving licence is an essential requirement for this role. WHAT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY ASSISTANT JOB INVOLVES: The Safety and Security Assistant role is varied and challenging where no one day is the same. You'll be working within a friendly and supportive team and playing a vital role in ensuring that students living in our properties have a great experience. Your responsibilities will include: -Making regular patrols across multiple sites to provide safety and security support -Identifying, reacting, reporting and escalating emergency situations, providing handovers and debriefs to relevant departments -Handling any complaints, issues or incidents with the appropriate level of involvement from the emergency services -Completing Health and Safety Audits and Fire Safety checks -Identifying and resolving safety hazards and risks and responding to alarm activations -Following customer management protocols when dealing with behaviour and wellbeing issues -Undertaking administration duties including completing incident logs -Providing reception support and customer service -Maintaining positive community relationships with neighbours, local communities and local authorities So, if you're looking for a career with great development potential, where you can be customer focused, results driven, work on your initiative and have fun doing it, you've come to the right place. WHAT WE LOOK FOR IN YOU: -Demonstrable ability to take a calm, professional and objective approach when handling difficult situations -A full UK driving licence -A positive and collegiate attitude -Flexibility to work nights and weekends and to take part in a rota -The ability to understand, empathise and deliver against customer needs -Computer literacy with the ability to use Microsoft Office -The ability to work at pace, whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy -Excellent personal time management and prioritisation skills -Self-motivation and the ability to work on your initiative ABOUT UNITE STUDENTS: Unite Students is the UK's leading manager and developer of student accommodation. We provide a home for over 46,000 students in 133 purpose built properties across 28 of the UK's strongest university towns and cities. We have over 1,000 employees and work in partnership with over 60 higher education providers, as well as renting rooms directly to students. Founded in 1991, Unite Students is a FTSE 250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange; we also operate the Unite Student Accommodation Fund (USAF) for institutional investors. The Group's charitable trust, the Unite Foundation provides free student accommodation and a generous annual scholarship to around 125 young people in the UK who aspire to a degree but face the most challenging circumstances. We're proud to be an award winning employer having achieved the Investors in People Silver Award and the accolade of being one of the top 100 employers to work for. For more information about us, please visit our website. Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, religions or sexual orientations. We're only interested in your talent, your potential and your personality and in offering you an environment where all three can develop and grow - regardless of your background. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. This job was originally posted as

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