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About this career

£23,724

Median salary

New workers start around £11,376.91. Normal pay is £23,724 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £35,971.73.
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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

Daily Tasks

  • Calls in civil police and gives evidence in court where necessary.
  • Receives duty sheet, time-clock and keys for premises to be visited, checks locks, doors, windows, etc. and reports any suspicious circumstances to security headquarters.
  • Checks persons and vehicles entering and leaving premises, establishes their credentials and arranges for escorts for visitors.
  • Monitors and patrols hotels, factories, offices and other premises, forests, parks, and public or private estates to prevent theft and unauthorised entry.
  • Walks or rides near person requiring protection, watches for suspicious occurrences and defends guarded person from attack.
  • Investigates crimes, trading practices and the private affairs of individuals.

Skills

Job postings

Monitoring
49
Critical Thinking
48
Reading Comprehension
48
Active Listening
46
Writing
42
Speaking
41
Active Learning
35
Learning Strategies
33
Mathematics
3
Science
0