Recruitment Policy

If a new Security Officer is required for any GUARDWATCH SECURITY UK LIMITED, or an Ancillary Worker at a site where Security Officers are employed or are to be employed, the following recruitment procedure will be followed:

  1. The relevant Job Description and Person Specification will be used to ensure the correct characteristics are sought and met.
  2. Candidates will be screened to ensure they meet UK employment legislative criteria.
  3. GUARDWATCH SECURITY UK LIMITED Equal Opportunities Policy will be followed during the recruitment process.
  4. GUARDWATCH SECURITY UK Limited will conduct eligibility to work in the UK checks for all employees to safeguard against human trafficking or individuals being forced to work against their will. 
  5. Vet the chosen candidate and ensure that they meet the SIA criteria.
  6. Relevant training will be given to Security Officers if they do not already hold the relevant licences.
  7. Employment will not commence before correct vetting and training (if applicable) procedures have been completed, or before the employment contract has been signed, except as allowed under BS7858.