Security Officer - Current Vacancy

Security Officer

Greenhalgh's Craft Bakery are currently looking to recruit a Security Officer.

You will be part of a security team, and will be required to work a shift system on a rota basis to cover our 24/7 operation. This will normally equate to 40 hours per week, working 5 out of 7 days.

Day shift: £8.21 per hour. Night Shift: £8.95 per hour

Good communication skills and previous experience in similar line of work are required.

Greenhalghs Craft Bakery Ltd is a long established family business which has grown successfully over sixty years specializing in the production of a wide range of high quality craft baked breads and pastries, savouries, soups, confectionary, Celebration & Wedding cake products.

A Security Officer's Job mainly includes the following duties, however, is not limited to:

To supervise the main entrance at the gatehouse, ensuring only authorised personnel may enter the bakery.

To monitor and authorise the entrance and departure of employees, contractors and other persons, permitting entry logging people in and out of the bakery.

Monitoring CCTV frequently.

Answering the phones, Meeting and greeting visitors.

Controlling drivers in and out.

Complete hand over report. Report any safety concerns, security breaches and unusual circumstances, occurrences, and CCTV activities. You will be responsible for writing detailed reports of what occurred during your shift.

To provide regular internal and external patrols of the bakery, patrolling both bakery sites as required.

To display a good level of vigilance throughout a shift. You must not be easily distracted.

The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Load vehicles when required.

You will be expected to travel to locations throughout all the Company's shops and wholesale, fleet customers to perform security duties as required.

Maintain standards of conduct, discretion, confidentiality and sound judgement, with able to remain calm under pressure and take control of incidents.

Remain professional at all times.

Candidate Requirements:

You must hold a current driving licence.

You must be able to work on your own initiative.

You will have the ability to work night shifts and unsociable hours.

Due to the nature of our business you are required to be flexible in your working arrangements, it may be necessary to work alternative hours, shift patterns or unsociable hours, including weekends and overtime may be required, and on some days. Or change shifts at minimal notice.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £8.21 to £8.95 /hour


Send your CV via email to

(Please quote 'Security Officer' in the subject line)

PLEASE ALSO STATE WHERE YOU SAW THIS VACANCY IN YOUR APPLICATION along with your current salary details, if applicable.

Alternatively you can download an application form and send it to:

Human Resources, Greenhalgh's Craft Bakery, Crescent Road, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4BU

OR contact Human Resources on 01204 673832

Once we have received your details, successful applicants will be invited for a local interview following our selection process. If you require any further information please contact our Human Resources department on 01204 673832

No recruitment agencies – direct applicants ONLY


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