Location: Henley On Thames , South of England
Job Number 36124
A qualified, experienced individual is required to provide secure driving services and close protective security to a HNW principal.
This role is essential in allowing the principle to conduct their day to day activities in a secure environment without undue interference from third parties and to act as a ‘problem solver’ in the event of any unforeseen incident (i.e. road traffic accident)
You will be expected to live on site whilst on duty and some meals will be provided. If you live within a reasonable driving distance live-out candidates may be considered.
This role will also include miscellaneous duties, such as escorting or driving for other family members, estate workers, visitors and also inclusive of tasks outside of the main security role. These additional duties are important as the security and estate support team is small and an integrated approach to all duties is vital.
Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct driving duties as dictated by Madam and in coordination with the head of security
Provide close protective security to the designated principle or as detailed by the head of security
Maintaining and preparing vehicles, cleaning, refuelling in line with standard daily vehicle maintenance checks (these will be detailed)
Providing support to garaging, stock maintenance and cleanliness
Conducting additional driving duties as required when not providing services to the principle
Conduct miscellaneous duties (managing visitors, pick up supplies) as requested by the head of security, the duty manager or the estate director
Additional duties for Madam such as making bookings and reservations
Personal errands for Madam
The ideal candidate will be a team player but must also be capable of working alone. You will be capable and confident in conflict management and have the ability to communicate effectively to members of the public, law enforcement and other security professionals. It is essential that you are of a discreet nature and instil confidence in Madam whilst being sympathetic to her specific needs. Pro-active and flexible are also essential qualities as you must be prepared to work anti-social hours and at short notice.
Essential Requirements /Qualifications:
Level 3 certificate in Close Protection
Licensed to SIA and CP standard
Minimum of 5 years experience in either an RST or personal security role
First Aid at work HSE approved
Maximum of 3 penalty points
Hours/Working Week: Working hours are managed and time off and time in lieu of excess duties is managed within the team under the guidance of the head of security, but it is typically working Tuesday to Saturday. Some times longer periods with time taken off in lieu when the principal is not in residence. Hours will be in excess of 40 hours per week.
Accommodation: Individual Sleeping accommodation is provided with shared bathroom and laundry facilities. Two meals a day (lunch and dinner) are provided.
Salary: £45k GPA + accommodation & food ( It is possible to be employed as a sub contractor)