Security Officer: Workrate

Crawley, West Sussex
06 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


Workrate Security is recruiting Security Officers to join a security team deployed at one of its data centre contract locations in Crawley, Surrey with a very good rate of pay (£10.98/hr) and onsite parking for the right candidate..

The most important part of this role is operating and enforcing strict access control procedures in a high security environment. It requires the use of a computer-based access control system and a digital ticketing system that records security events. Full training will be provided for but please confirm that you have good basic computer skills to operate these systems. An on-site test will be conducted to ensure you do possess the skills required

Other responsibilities include:

  • To be an ambassador for Workrate Security and our customer
  • Providing a high level of customer service
  • Working as part of a team
  • Must present themselves in a courteous and presentable manner
  • Security report writing
  • Ensuring the safety and security of our clients’ buildings and assets
  • The ability to carry out security duties as specified, including access control, patrols, monitoring CCTV etc

The successful candidates will have a smart appearance with exceptional communication & customer service skills. Previous experience in manned guarding in a corporate environment is essential. Experience within a data centre environment is preferred but not essential.


We’re looking for people with:

  • A checkable personal history including periods of education, employment, travel, and unemployment
  • A frontline Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence is required for the role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interacting both internally and externally
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to successfully manage a team
  • Track record of working in a fast paced and demanding environment

What we can offer you:

  • An excellent rate of pay
  • Free onsite parking
  • Work pattern is normally 4 on, 4 off days and nights
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Access to an industry leading Employee Benefits Platform offering lifestyle savings and discounts on most high street retailers, a Reward and Recognition programme
  • The opportunity to develop your security career with access to training and development programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme that provides a health and wellbeing support service
  • As an employer of choice, we focus on wellbeing, training, and career progression
  • Employee Referral Scheme of £250 for each new employee you refer who successfully completes 3 months’ probation

WORKRATE is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.