Travel Safe Officer-Preston-GBP9.25 per hour-Ref 56366 in United Kingdom

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Job Title: Travel Safe Officer-Preston-GBP9.25 per hour-Ref 56366
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £0 - £200,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Accountancy
Sub Sector: Accounts Admin
Job Reference No: 56366

Job Description


Are you a Security professional looking for the next step in your career?

If so, we are currently searching for new recruits to become trained Travel Safe Officers working at Preston Railway Station!

This is an excellent opportunity to progress your Security career and be trained as a Travel Safe Officer working on the Northern Rail network for one of the largest Staffing Solutions providers in the Rail industry.

This position is based at Preston Railway Station and therefore you will need to live in the local area to be considered for this job.

What you get:
Excellent salary of GBP9.25 per hour

- Extensive training delivered by our Group Training Manager. On completion of your training you will be RSAS accredited.
- A real opportunity to progress with the STM Group and make a huge difference to both the company and the Northern Rail network.
- 28 days holiday per annum.
- Company pension.

What we want:

- You will need to hold a valid SIA License
- Must hold a valid Driving License for a minimum of 2 years.
- You must have an excellent level of communication and a good command of the English language as you will be interacting with passengers.
- Excellent written English is required as you will be required to write incident reports which could be used in court.
- To be active, enthusiastic and approachable is a must as you will be walking through railway stations engaging with the general public, answering their questions and providing an excellent level of service to all passengers across the Northern Rail Network.
- A desire to help people, deliver a pro-active level of customer service and be professional is a must as you will be the face of our company.
- Excellent at conflict management and able to diffuse situations appropriately.
- Railway experience is desirable although not essential.

Core duties and responsibilities of a TSO:

- Report anti-social behaviour at stations, in accordance with the company policy and Railway Byelaws, whilst maintaining train service performance.
- Prevent unauthorised access to trains and/or stations.
- Take appropriate action in dealing with and helping to prevent physical and verbal assaults on staff and customers and where appropriate in conjunction with the help of the British Transport Police (BTP)
- Undertake and record all Station Security Searches as defined by the TRANSEC category of your station including lifts / disabled ramps / toilets where appropriate and as directed by Station staff & STM Management Team.
- Be fully conversant with your stations Evacuation Plans and implementing actions as detailed in section 3.1 of these Assignment Instructions. The STM management team will provide full training and documented refresher training as required.
- As instructed monitor local station CCTV reporting any unusual or criminal events to the British Transport Police, Station Management Team and STM Control.

Due to the high volumes of applicants if you have not heard back from us by 14 working days please consider your application unsuccessful


Before applying to this role please ensure you can adhere to the following:

- Be able to satisfy British Transport Police screening & vetting requirements. Integrity is also a key consideration in the vetting process, and you MUST be able to comply with the ?Vetting Guidance for RSAS Applicants which will be provided if you are selected to attend an assessment session. You must also be:

- Resident in the UK for a period of 3 years or more Eligible to work full time in the UK without restrictions.
- Please also be aware that you will be asked to declare all previous convictions and cautions, including spent convictions and driving offences.
- British Transport Police vetting policy means that if perform Special Constable duties you will not be able to retain this voluntary role at the same time as performing a Railway Safety Accredited Role.

Please do not apply for this role unless:

1.Are able to comply the BTP vetting standards as explained
2.Are unable to provide a full 5 years of work history without gaps
3.Are unable to be flexible to work a variety of shifts across 7 days (shifts structured to cover early morning to late at night)

Failure to pass the British Transport Police vetting process will result in the termination of your application or employment

Selected candidates will be required to attend a mandatory classroom-based training course (6 days) including a 1 day first aid course. You must pass the examination which validates this course : failure to pass will also result in the termination of your application.

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