Security Officer

Discipline: Support Staff
Salary: £22,194 - £23,461
Contact email:
Job ref: 020562
Published: 8 days ago
Deadline for Application: 21 May 2024 00:59

As a Security Officer at Bradford College you will be responsible for the safety and security of our students, staff, contractors, visitors and properties. You will support the college in its vision to transform lives by maintaining a safe and welcoming learning and working environment for all, enabling everyone to focus on succeeding and achieving to the best of their abilities.


Security Officers are often the first port of call for those who need support or assistance and therefore play an important role in setting the high standards of respectful communication and positive behaviour we expect of all at Bradford college.  


Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the wellbeing and safety of all students, staff, contractors and visitors is maintained at all times
  • Maintain the security of the premises, ensuring the environment is welcoming, safe and secure for all
  • Provide excellent customer service, ensuring everyone is treated with respect and dignity. 
  • Adhere to all College Processes, Policies and Procedures
  • Remain in compliance with government regulations
  • Immediately respond to emergencies to provide necessary assistance to students, staff and visitors.
  • Protect the company’s assets relative to theft, assault, fire and other safety issues
  • Follow procedures for various initiatives, including fire prevention, property patrol, traffic control and accident investigations
  • Adhere to Standard Operating Procedures


For the full job description and person specification, please click here 


The Ideal Candidate


Our ideal candidate will be learner and quality focused with a commitment to our vision of working together to transform lives. You should be able to contribute to our journey to Outstanding, creating a positive working and study environment, and, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion should be embedded within your core values.


Education & Training

  • GCSE 9 - 4 or nationally recognised qualification in English or equivalent (E.g. GCSE A*-C, CSE 1, O-Level A-C)
  • GCSE 9 - 4 or nationally recognised qualification in Maths or equivalent (E.g. GCSE A*-C, CSE 1, O-Level A-C)



  • Experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of working in a large organisation across multiple sites


For an informal discussion about the role, please email  


We reserve the right to close this vacancy early depending on the level of interest and number of applications so early application is advised.


Bradford College

At Bradford College our ambition is to transform the lives of our learners, help them to aim higher and support them to achieve their goals. 


Located in the heart of Bradford, we offer a wide range of courses at varying levels, with something to suit everyone. Undergraduate to postgraduate and professional qualifications to distance learning and short community courses. 


Our aim is to attract and retain knowledgeable, passionate and focused individuals who can inspire, motivate and support both learners and colleagues. With a can-do attitude and desire for continuous self-improvement, you could make a difference to the lives of everyone at Bradford College. 


Benefits of working at Bradford College:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement – equivalent to 30 days holidays, plus bank holidays
  • Additional college closure days, including 2-week Christmas closure
  • Local government pension scheme, with a generous 18% employer contribution
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Career progression opportunities – 54% of all vacancies are filled internally
  • Free sports and gym facilities
  • Free wellbeing initiatives and access to our exclusive staff indoor and outdoor wellbeing space
  • Confidential employee assistance service and on-site mental health first aiders
  • Access to Bradford College benefits hub, offering retail, travel, leisure and dining discounts and cashback
  • Discounts on greener travel – cycle to work scheme & local MetroCard and Northern Rail discounts
  • Access to hair and beauty treatments in our student-led Signature Spa
  • On-site dining facilities, including our award-winning Grove restaurant
  • A host of training development opportunities
  • Fantastic campus facilities, a short walk to public transport links in the heart of the City of Culture 2025
  • The opportunity to work for an organisation that is truly committed creating a better future for all through education and training.


For full details please click  here 


*If you have the drive to further develop your skills and abilities, you will be given the support and opportunities you need to enhance your career. This includes access to in-house training and CPD, professional and academic qualifications and mentoring.


Bradford College is committed to supporting and promoting diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and student body. We promote applications across all sections of the community, recognising the benefits a diverse workforce can bring and therefore particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in our workforce.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Pre-employment checks will be undertaken for this post including a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please note that social media checks will also be undertaken during the recruitment process.


Please be aware it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children and vulnerable adults.