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Join the Akon Team

"Our core values guide everything we do"

We are always welcoming great people onto our team. Become a part of our story… apply now!

At Akon Security, our company's values set us apart from other Security providers. We share a mission and vision that is built upon 'The Akon Way': Our values are made up of behaviours, traits and goals that each of us shares as a unified team. We pride ourselves on our work ethos, professionalism, our proactive approach and our loyal commitment to our clients and team.

SIA Security Officer

From £11.50 per hour

Do you possess the following qualities?

  • You take pride in your smart and professional appearance that will give customers confidence in your ability

  • You are honest by nature and transparent in all you do

  • You can demonstrate a passion to provide the finest customer care experience

  • You have strong verbal and written communication to liaise with team members and site managers via radio communication

  • You can demonstrate your ability to remain calm under pressure and stay vigilant to security risks

  • You can demonstrate Diligence – Being careful and conscientious in all your duties to a consistently high standard of service

  • You are 18 years +

What does the role involve?

  • Carrying out pre-event checks of venues/ sites where necessary

  • Ensure a welcome atmosphere

  • Carrying out static and foot patrols

  • Controlling site access and egress

  • Responding to onsite incidents and notifying the appropriate authorities

  • Accurately reporting and recording onsite incidents

  • Assisting members of the public and providing directions

  • Ensuring all health and safety procedures are adhered to

  • Provide exceptional levels of customer service

  • Act as a highly visible deterrent

  • Demonstrate ability to confidently handle conflict and manage difficult situations effectively and professionally

  • Liaise confidently with venue management

  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and licensing laws

  • Responding to emergencies in a mature and efficient manner

Akon Security are based in Canterbury but operate across Kent; we have guarding sites in Thanet, Faversham, Canterbury and Folkestone. 

An applicant with access to their own transport that is able to travel to any one of our sites is desirable.

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Competitive Pay Rates

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Pension

Scheme

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Wellbeing Portal

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Further Training

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Medical Benefits

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Flexible Working

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Progression Opportunities

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Team Support 24/365

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Referral Reward Scheme

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Retail & Gym Discounts

Akon Security Events Team at The Pig Smoked and Uncut Festival in Bridge, Kent

Why you should choose Akon Security

We work continuously with our employees to enhance their work experience and personal development; building on our ability to develop, retain and attract expertise.

  • Competitive pay rates

  • Flexible working

  • Access to a benefits app with an online discount portal to household retail names

  • Wellbeing portal with access to GP, private medical, help lines, discounted gym memberships and more

  • Auto-enrolment pension

  • Earnings are paid weekly

  • 24/7 support from our Operations Management Team.

  • Software: Using the PARiM App, our Operatives have easy access to all of their shift information in one place, using the app to clock in and out of their shift, as well as the ability to view their rate, earnings, holiday allowance and book time off.

  • Active rewarded referral scheme

  • Progression opportunities to Security Supervisor and Security Manager

  • Open Office – Our management team operate an open-door policy at our offices to ensure that our team can access 1-1 in-person support

If you need to contact our Vetting & Recruitment Team, please email vetting@akonsecurity.com or call 01227 469198.

01227 469 198

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