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Are you searching for security jobs? You’re in the right place. On our platform, you’ll find top-quality vacancies by trusted employers. To get a security guard job, you’ll need a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. This document proofs that you have the required of public safety and security. Even to take on a door supervisor job, you’ll need a front line licence by SIA. Don’t have one? Don’t worry, you can get licenced in under a month, ready to apply for a security officer job. Browse this page to explore our vacancies and find your match. Want to be kept informed about new opportunities? Register with us to receive the latest security jobs around you.

How to get a security job

Wondering how to become a security guard? It’s not that hard; you’ll just have to meet the requirements set by the British Security Guard. To summarise it for you: you must be 18 or older, speak and write in English, prove that you don’t have a criminal record, and hold a licence by SIA. Security jobs come in many shapes and sizes, like: screener, surveillance officer, security escort, security guard, and door supervisor. If you know what type of security career you're after, use the keyword filter on this page to find the vacancy you’re looking for. Don’t have any specific position in mind? Adjust the filters based on your employment preferences, level of education, and distance you’re willing to travel to work and browse all vacancies that fit your criteria.

After you’ve done adjusting filters to find your ideal security guard job, make sure to switch on a vacancy alert at the top of the page. Why? We’ll make sure to notify you about new security officer jobs matching your search criteria. Applying early for a vacancy increases your chances of being hired. Did you know that applying for a security job in the UK only takes about two minutes? Anytime you receive an email alert, log in to your account from your phone and send a job application. You can apply for jobs from the bus, while you’re waiting in line at the supermarket, or for your tea to brew. Finding work in security doesn’t get easier than this.

Security jobs pros and cons

The pros of taking a job in the security industry are the few educational requirements and the employment flexibility. Security work offers a wide range of part-time vacancies. Night and weekend security jobs are especially popular among students and workers looking to increase their income with a second job. If you like active and physically engaging work, security roles may fit you like a glove. And if you’re people-oriented, you’ll also find a lot to enjoy in the daily job of a security officer. The cons of working in security are the risks involved on the job, possible long hours, and you’ll often have to work alone.

Best cities for finding security jobs in the UK

Security work is needed pretty much everywhere in the country, although you'll come across more diversity in career and growth opportunities in certain cities. If you’re looking for immediate-start and high-paying security jobs, London is the place to be. The city is the most important centre for events, celebrations, and political encounters in the country, so security is a big deal. Whether you want part-time work or a full-time position, taking on a security job in London is a clever move. Prefer living in a more affordable city? There are plenty of options. Take a security job in Birmingham, for example, where housing is nearly 70% cheaper than in London. Another affordable option is Manchester. The city has been named of the UK's best places to live and work, so if you especially value that, go for a security job in Manchester.

FAQs about security jobs:


How to find part-time security jobs?

Adjust the filter on this page to filter part-time security jobs. You can select by weekend, evening, and temporary vacancies.

How to find security jobs near me?

Easy, use our location filter on the top of the page. Insert your city or postcode to find security jobs near you. You can also visit our jobs per city page, select the place where you want to work and then filter by security vacancies.

Are there any security jobs with no experience required?

Yes, you’ll find plenty of security jobs with no experience required. Use the filters on this page to find a vacancy for you. To receive the latest jobs, sign up with us and set up an email alert.

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