Security Night Patrol Officer

University of Leicester

About the role

We are looking for people with a positive, can-do attitude, good timekeeping and can deliver fantastic customer service, the rest we can train! Once you start work with us, there are great opportunities to develop your career and progress with some fantastic benefits along the way; these include:

  • 206 hours annual leave
  • 8 bank holidays and 6 closure days where you either work them and receive enhanced pay or have them off as additional holiday!
  • You work an average 35-hour working week and so colleagues either boost their income by working overtime or take on a second job to suit their needs.
  • Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Gym membership
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme

You will be working as part of a diverse award winning security team with a focus on providing safety and support to our wonderful student and staff community. Are you fed up of doing the same old thing every day? Have no fear; no two days are the same in our team!

About you

We are looking for someone who can deliver a customer focused service, to ensure we can provide a safe and secure environment for staff, students and the public. The role requires someone who can quickly make decisions, using their communication skills to ensure you can take control of a developing situation. No two days in this role are the same, if you want variety, a great team to work with and a safe and secure environment, this is the role for you. Previous security experience is not required, as we will provide relevant training.


Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Fran Beever [email protected] 


The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.

As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.

We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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