Gatehouse Team Leader


Wessex Water
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£33,000 per annum

Job Highlights
  • We are one of the top-performing water and sewerage companies in England and Wales, serving 2.9 million people across the South West.
  • The post holder ensure that responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our colleagues who are based at our Water Recycling Centre in Bristol, Avonmouth.
  • We offer Total pension contributions up to 20%, Career progression and professional development opportunities, healthcare package, Life assurance, Cashback and discounts, Enhanced family leave.
Job Requirements/Description

Salary: £33,000 per annum plus 15% shift allowance

We are committed to providing a safe and secure environment for everyone to work in. To help assist us with this, we require a Gatehouse Team Leader to join the team and provide security assistance for our operations in Avonmouth.

What you'll do

As the Gatehouse Team Leader, you will be responsible for maintaining a safe and secure environment for our colleagues who are based at our Water Recycling Centre in Bristol, Avonmouth.

Your role will involve taking a leading position within the team, acting as our representative across site meetings and projects and being the go-to person for gatehouse and security inquiries.

Your duties will include implementing measures to maintain accurate logs, creating and keeping the rota up to date, tracking performance indicators and controlling the access of site ID cards. 

Your duties will also include:

  • conducting site inductions and familiarisation to facilitate site security and safety.
  • working closely with site staff to create a safe and secure working environment.
  • liaising with external security companies for gatehouse cover when required.
  • reporting incidents by keeping a record of surveillance activities, observations and occurrences on our existing management systems.
  • performing onsite safety and security inductions for site visitors and managing associated sign-in systems and record-keeping.
  • continuously looking to further develop security and safety policies and procedures.
  • preventing losses and damage by reporting irregularities and informing contractors of policy and procedures.
  • managing and dealing with issues with gates, access control and CCTV on site and the surrounding assets.

The Gatehouse Team Leader role is based on a 48 hour week and requires working 12 hour shifts. 

What you'll need

First and foremost, you'll be a confident and effective communicator as you will be talking to a range of stakeholders, varying in seniority, as well as visitors and contractors.

You must also be proficient using a variety of IT systems along with having a good understanding of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

Previous experience working in a role where you have worked according to health and safety procedures is essential.

For this role, it is desirable for the individual to work well as part of a team and be able to work in a reactive operational environment.

Self-sufficiency and self-motivation are key, as is being organised and willing to learn.

What you'll receive

  • Total pension contributions up to 20%.
  • Career progression and professional development opportunities.
  • 25 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
  • The opportunity to buy up to ten days' holiday and sell up to five every year.
  • A healthcare package that allows you to claim back healthcare costs.
  • Life assurance of up to eight times your salary.
  • A new electric car in exchange for part of your gross salary, subject to conditions.
  • Cashback and discounts from more than 3,000 retailers.
  • One paid volunteering day each year.
  • Enhanced family leave and pay arrangements.
  • An interactive health and wellbeing platform.
  • Support from mental health first aiders.
  • A £1,000 referral fee if you recommend someone to work for us.

Who we are

We are one of the top-performing water and sewerage companies in England and Wales, serving 2.9 million people across the South West.

The work we do goes beyond providing an essential public service. We also aim to have a positive impact on the communities we serve and the natural environment.

Our people tell us Wessex Water is a great place to work, which is why so many of them stay with us! You will have the opportunity to develop and progress your career, while also receiving health and wellbeing support.

We also continue to promote diversity and inclusion – with that in mind, all applicants are welcome. We are delighted to have signed the Armed Forces Covenant and are a Disability Confident Employer.

This is an exciting opportunity to join us and if you would like to be part of our journey, we would love to hear from you. Please do not hesitate to let us know about any additional support you may need.

Sound interesting? Apply to start your application.

Wessex Water
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£33,000 per annum

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