Casual Security Operative

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The Role 

Are you confident, disciplined, trustworthy, a good team member, friendly and enthusiastic?  Join our popular and professional team providing a quality evening security presence at our clubs, bars, functions and concerts.  Successful candidates will hold a full Security Industry Authority (SIA) Licence.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Working hours will predominantly cover evenings and late nights during University term-time.  There will also be an opportunity for some additional paid hours during the vacation period.

For non SIA licensed applicants full training to achieve the SIA Door Supervisors licence will be provided. 

Non SIA licensed applicants must be available to attend training for the required 6 day, SIA course running from 9am to 4pm each day, on the 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 16th and 17th of September. 


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Working at the Student's Union 

Here at the Sheffield Student’s Union we employ excellent staff.  Our staff follow behaviours which have been developed in line with our organisational strategy for staff to aspire to.  Some of the key behaviours we look for in our workforce are:

●     Delivers service excellence

●     Communicates effectively and works as a collaborative team

●     Builds strong working relationships

●     Demonstrates social responsibility, recognises ethical and environmental working and complies with legal requirements

●     Creates and maintains a ‘can do’ culture

●     Demonstrates financial awareness and optimises the use of resources

●     Demonstrates creativity and innovation

●     Demonstrates effective decision-making and problem-solving             

We welcome applications from those who feel they possess these key behaviours

Your Benefits

You will work in an exciting and progressive environment and enjoy great staff benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Well being Programme

Sheffield Students' Union welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, pregnancy and maternity, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Salary: £9.20ph for Non SIA licensed staff ( £8.21 + 0.99p holiday entitlement) / £9.56 for SIA Badge holders (£8.54 + £1.02 holiday entitlement) 

Full training will be given and then the higher rate of £9.56 per hour will become payable once SIA licensed status has been achieved.

Closing date: Friday 30th August 2019 at 3pm

Interviews: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th September 2019

Start Date:     Unlicensed applicants 9th September 2019 (for SIA & induction training)

Start Date:     SIA licensed applicants 18th September 2019 ( For induction training) 


Please note: full-time students at the University of Sheffield are not permitted to work more than 16 hours per week