Russ H works as a Fire and Security Manager at Wolverhampton Primary Care Trust. During his working life he has also had periods as brick layer, market trader and experienced redundancy, and has skillfully navigated through these career changes.
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Workers in this unit group protect merchandise, individuals, hotels, offices, factories, public grounds and private estates from injury, theft or damage, and investigate fraud and crime on a non-statutory basis.
There are no formal academic entry requirements. For some vacancies a current and clean driving licence is required and entrants may have to pass a medical examination. Training is typically provided on-the-job. NVQs/SVQs covering various aspects of security guarding are available at Level 2.
- Investigates crimes, trading practices and the private affairs of individuals
- Walks or rides near person requiring protection, watches for suspicious occurrences and defends guarded person from attack
- Monitors and patrols hotels, factories, offices and other premises, forests, parks, and public or private estates to prevent theft and unauthorised entry
- Checks persons and vehicles entering and leaving premises, establishes their credentials and arranges for escorts for visitors
- 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
- Calls in civil police and gives evidence in court where necessary.
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|Food & beverage services||45,301|
|Services to buildings||13,785|
Where to go nextInformation and statistics about the health and social care sector.Skills for Health - Skills Council for the Health SectorWolverhampton City Primary Care Trust
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