Safety and Security Assistant - Part Time

Unite Students
£8.50 per hour
06 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
A Safety and Security Assistant is required to join our team in Coventry. This is a part time night-shift role with some weekend work required. The shifts will be between 7pm - 8am. 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 revolutionised student housing in 1991, opening the first private and large-scale accommodation, created specifically for students. From pioneering to leading a thriving sector in the UK, Unite is now a FTSE250 company. We offer safe, high quality and bills-inclusive homes for more than 46,000 students in 138 properties, across 28 university cities, working with 60 Universities. As a first home-away-from-home, for most of our students, our buildings are more than bricks and mortar. They offer a solid foundation for their success. Our 1,250 employees are committed to listening to our students and growing our business to anticipate and nurture their needs. Investors in People (IiP) recently awarded us 'Gold Status' an accolade which recognises that Unite Students offers a great place to work with a clear commitment to developing employees. We are also accredited as a Living Wage employer by The Living Wage Foundation. Our charity, The Unite Foundation, helps students beat a difficult start in life. So far, we have awarded free student accommodation and generous scholarships to 116 young people. Unite invests in and operates some specialist funds and joint ventures with institutional investment partners, the largest of which is the £2 billion Unite UK Student Accommodation Fund (USAF). For more information visit our corporate website: our student site or the Unite Foundation This job was originally posted as