A security guard was shot during an armed robbery at a bank in a busy north-east London town centre. Emergency services rushed to the scene of the incident at Nationwide in Walthamstow1 High Street shortly before 3.30am on Thursday morning. Officers had received reports a robbery was in progress.
A male security guard, aged 53, was found suffering from gunshot injuries, police2 said. Paramedics were called and he was taken to an east London hospital. A spokesman for the Met Police said: His injuries are not being treated as life threatening or life-changing.
Officers from the Met’s Flying Squad are investigating.
No arrests have been made.
Wilson James is a leading security, logistics and business services provider with more than 3,000 employees. We deliver bespoke solutions that enable clients to focus on achieving their core business objectives. Security Officer
Gaydon Full Time – 4 on 4 off 8.65 per hour
Wilson James are recruiting Security Officers for a site in Gaydon. Officers are responsible for the delivery of a range of security services that include (but not limited to) patrolling, key issue, monitoring of alarms and CCTV, staff welfare, response to the fire systems, and the lock up of the AML estate and to prioritise their duties to protect life, prevent waste and loss, protect the business and buildings, and prevent crime, VIP visitor processing and management, Gatehouse duties and booking Aston Martin assets on/off site. A valid SIA security Licence & driving licence is essential for the role.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: 8.65 /hour
Required licences or certifications:
- Driving License
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To work closely with the Security Manager/ Operation Managers and to carry out all administration tasks requested by VSG & Hammerson. Ensure all relevant documents are up to date and stored correctly in line with Data Protection legislation To provide clear and timely communication to all within the centre on key issues that affect the business operation and customer service delivery. Ensure that the interests of the centre, their Guests and retailers are fully protected at all times and conduct yourself accordingly, as their representative
Strong Verbal Communication Skills
Strong written communication skills
- Ensure the safe and secure operation of all operational activities on behalf of all stakeholders Ensure that all legislative and VSG / Compass operational procedures , Assignment Instructions and standards are applied to provide a consistent and safe service and product for all VSG / Compass employees and customers Ensure all relevant H&S Safety / Incident reports are entered onto Safeguard and closed within the required timelines All HSE incidents reported through the appropriate channels
Compiling reports for VSG & Hammerson as required / requested Provide senior management administration support. Collating information onto Safeguard and ensuring all incidents are investigated appropriately and closed down within the required timelines. Collating Incident reports. Providing a high standard of response to telephone and email enquiries. Compile in house filing system, detailing training records, sickness records etc. Ensure all Personnel files & Performance management related documents are scanned and sent to Colleague Support. Planning and inputting duties, sickness and holiday onto Role Call / Timegate and provide daily rota sheets. Arranging, recording and updating training matrix and forward planning to achieve the Hammerson Training Programme targets. Manage and monitor the team SIA licence status and renewals ensuring all persons are compliant to legislation at all times.
Updating Assignment Instructions when requested to do so. Reporting system faults on to Concept (the in-house maintenance program). Documenting minutes for all meetings. Complete weekly audit reports on all security activities within the centre and present to Contract Security Manager. Assist with providing continued training and coaching to all staff members to enhance performance and provide job enrichment. To assist in the recruitment process of all new staff for the centre security team. To assist in ensuring that all staff are site trained and have signed the Assignment and procedure Instructions. Ensure that complete and updated Assignment and procedure Instructions are being followed. Take detailed notes on any issues of a disciplinary/capability nature, ensuring that Company Procedures are carried out regarding any disciplinary and appeal incidents Ensure that all contractual requirements are properly fulfilled and if there is an issue or concern inform the Contract Security Manager.
To develop and maintain good working relations with applicable local agencies and services. To assist with management of key performance indicators and service level agreements. Any other reasonable request from management or client. Checking of all accident and Health and Safety reports. Essential Strong customer service skills Excellent analytical skills to critically evaluate the information gathered and prioritise activity and on going communication Excellent oral communicator Commercial awareness of cost implication for decision making implications Resourceful and creative, able to deliver proactive initiatives High level of computer skills, including Word and Excel Knowledge of working within a public space environment essential Has proven ability to contribute towards a team operation and can work on their own initiative Ability to communicate effectively and clearly at all levels within the organisation A comprehensive working knowledge of compiling reports and presentations. A decisive and assertive decision maker who can interpret situations to proceed with a prioritised action plan that achieves the results required Excellent report-writing and analytical skills with attention to detail Excellent organisational and time management skills A positive attitude to dealing with people and taking on challenge Excellent analytical skills to critically evaluate the information gathered and prioritise activity and on-going communication. Strong influencing skills to achieve business objectives. Desirable Previous Industry experience Experience of working in a Counter Terrorism environment and close working links with the Police and Security Services on such projects. Excellent oral communicator and proven ability in presenting information at a senior level.
Experience of working towards KPI s and SLA s Previous Retail experience Project Management Key Contacts and Working Relationships VSG Operational Management team Centre Security Team Centre Management Suppliers Retailers Members of the pubic Local agencies Central Head Office teams Support teams Person Specification Enthusiastic, motivational and dedicated Someone who takes the initiative and drives for results Strong commercial awareness Organised, able to make robust judgements and prioritise Honest, transparent and consistent Have a flexible approach with a can do attitude Excellent communication skills Able to communicate effectively and clearly at all levels within the organisation Excellent report-writing and analytical skills with attention to detail Excellent organisational and time management skills A positive attitude to dealing with people and taking on challenges
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