Retail Security Officer

Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £12.00 /hour

Retail Security Officer

Amberstone Guarding is a dynamic and forward thinking company who prides itself on the quality of its staff and the service they provide. The company is an approved Contractor through the SIA and is placed within the top 5% of all security providers which benchmarks our high quality within the industry and shows us as best in class. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Benefits of working with Amberstone Guarding:

  • Permanent positions
  • SIA Licence – Company pays for renewal
  • Auto enrolment pension scheme
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme in operation
  • Investing in employees through continuous development plans
  • Perkbox incentive scheme


The post holder will be responsible for maintaining a professional standard of security in a retail store in Oxford city centre. The store is a high end retail store and will involve very good customer service skills, with the ability to meet and great customers but also deal with any issues that arise for the store.

Hours: The store has 1 officer per day, 7 days a week. So the position will be for two officers, one week you would work 4 days, the second 3 days with it averaging between 30 to 38 hours per week. Shift times are Monday to Saturday 1000-2000 and Sunday 1100-1700.

Salary:£12 per hour

Main Responsibilities:

  • Meeting and greeting customers at the front of the store.
  • Apprehending shoplifters
  • Liaising with the Store Management and Local Authorities
  • Creating a safe shopping environment for customers and colleagues.
  • Completing colleague and contractor searches

Essential Criteria:

  • Valid SIA licence
  • Strong communication skills
  • Smart appearance
  • Ability to handle conflict situations in a professional manner
  • Previous experience of working in a Retail Security Role is an advantage but not essential as full training will be given.

Applicants must be able to provide a full 5 year checkable work or back to school history.

Due to the large number of applicants that we receive if you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have been unsuccessful.

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