Position: Accommodation Security Officer 
Location: Manchester

Job Description

We are looking appoint an Accommodation Officer to join our team to work across Manchester sites. The main purpose of the role is to assist the Accommodation Manager in providing a safe, secure and welcoming environment. Our overall vision is to create the ultimate experience through exceptional customer service and a friendly environment for our residents.

You will be the first person to meet and greet customers, staff and stakeholder at the buildings. Above all you will be in charge of ensuring students, staff and stakeholders are safe and secure at all times.

This is a permanent position, covering nights and weekends. The shift pattern will be discussed at interview.


  • To engage with customers and stakeholders providing them with a positive experience and friendly environment
  • Liaise with management team, operations team and external services e.g. Emergency services etc.
  • Conducting weekend viewings where required
  • To conduct patrols on regular basis of all sites in Manchester on foot, monitoring CCTV and mobile via company vehicle
  • To perform basic maintenance, in-house training provided with induction training
  • Attend to fire activations and deal with accordingly
  • Key holding duties (For all of Manchester sites)
  • Attend to residential complaints and anti-social behaviour
  • Full and accurate reporting in the Occurrence Log, to ensure all incidents are escalated in the correct timeframe in accordance with the policies and procedures of Student Services
  • Maintain all reception files and log as required
  • Ensure that the residences are clean, tidy and presentable at all times
  • Bin Rotation Management
  • Postal Management
  • To adhere to the company policies and procedures of Student Services
  • Ability to meet KPI standards
  • Counter Terrorism Management
  • First Line response: Able to respond quick and efficiently to emergency situations across the city e.g. Power outage

Essential Requirements:

  • Proven experience in an security/ hospitality environment
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Computer literacy is essential due to web-based logs and staff/ student portal and Microsoft applications being used
  • Ability to work with little supervision and maintain a high level of performance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and Customer-oriented
  • Working quickly without compromising quality
  • Valid SIA license
  • Current Full UK Driving Licence (With less than or equal to 6 points) – Company insurance policy dictates that drivers of Company must be 25 years of age or older.
  • The ability to communicate verbally and written in English
  • First Aid at Work

Hourly pay/salary £8.00 an hour
Job Type: Permanent

Please send us your CV and a cover letter, highlighting which job you are applying for.

*Unfortunately due to the high volume of applications we are unable to notify applicants if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 4 to 6 weeks you can assume your application has not been successful. *