Safety and Security Advisor

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Leicester 
11556 
Leicester 
Permanent 
£9.56 per hour 


Safety and Security Advisor - Student Accommodation

City: Central Leicester

Hours and Rota: Working 3 night shifts out of 7 on a rota basis, with weekend day shifts required once per month. Shifts will be 12.5 hours.

Salary: £9.56 per hour

Essential: Driving licence valid for driving in the UK

The role

The role of a Safety & Security Advisor is varied and no two nights will be the same. You`ll be the person that students come to with queries and questions; you`ll respond to emergencies and escalate them appropriately; you`ll handle complaints and disputes and keep people safe. You`ll be just as likely to be chatting through a student`s worries over a cup of tea or game of pool as you will be patrolling your sites and making sure they are all secure.

Who we`re looking for

You`ll be dealing with young people living away from home for the first time, so you will be friendly, approachable, patient, calm in a crisis and a good listener. We are less concerned about the experience you have and more concerned that you share our values and are able to relate and connect with the students that live with us.

What you`ll get in return

  • Regular shifts with guaranteed hours each week
  • An annual bonus so you can share in the company`s success
  • 25 days` paid holiday
  • Pension scheme - based on how much you save, we`ll contribute 1% more
  • Shared Parental Leave - 18 weeks full pay
  • We`ve earned a Gold award for Investors in People so you`ll be working for an employer who really cares about you and your career
  • Other benefits include, ShareSave, Bike to Work, Charity Match, amazing discounts and more!

About Unite Students

Founded in 1991, we are a FTSE 250 business and the UK`s leading provider of purpose-built student accommodation. You can find us in 27 leading university towns and cities, with close to 75,000 students calling uS home! We pride ourselves on delivering excellent service to our customers; no-one knows students better. Our purpose is to provide a Home for Success for the students that live with us, and a workplace to thrive and grow for the people who work with uS.Click to find out more about life at Unite Students

Unite Students is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome people of all ages, ethnicities, disabilities, religions or sexual orientations. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Coronavirus Update:

Please be assured, we are continuing to recruit for the vacancies advertised on our Jobs page and will be taking every precaution necessary, in line with Government and WHO guidelines, to ensure the health and safety of our candidates, employees and customers during the recruitment process.

While Government restrictions are in effect, all recruitment will take place without any physical contact; we will be using video interviews and telephone interviews to help you to bring your application to life from home!

For jobs based in our student accommodation, start dates will be arranged as soon as possible with precautions in place to keep you safe at work. For Head Office roles, start dates will be arranged once the restrictions have been lifted.

If you have applied for a job with uS, we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps and answer any questions you may have. Thank you.




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