Amberstone prides itself on the quality of its staff and the service they provide. We frequently have vacancies for guarding positions such as Security Officers, Store Detectives and Security Team Leaders and, as an approved SIA contractor ranked in the top 10% of all security providers, we have much to offer potential candidates. Other positions also often exist within our corporate teams including sales and accounts, technology and operations and we are proud to offer all our employees development and training opportunities.
Our employee of the month and employee of the year programmes ensure our team members are recognised and rewarded for a job well done.
Perkbox is our online benefits platform which helps our employees live better lives. Providing discounts, deals and freebies as well as recognition, advice and wellness assistance Perkbox inspires a unique employee experience.
Amberstone invests heavily in employee development and offers an apprenticeship scheme as well as an online training portal for continuous improvement.
Our Employee Assistance Programme provides a little extra help with life’s every day challenges. From health and wellbeing to career and financial advice, this third party, strictly confidential service supports our employees when and as they need it.
Amberstone offers an accredited scheme including training in full confrontation management, security skills and evidence, risk assessment and management processes, culminating in a Level 3 qualification for our best officers moving into Security Management. This supports a career path linked to personal development by role.
This full accredited skills and development journey will be live during the contract term and we will work to ensure this also includes brand specific training and contract specific crisis management inputs.
Amberstone are an SIA Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS) registered supplier. Amberstone only deploy officers who have the pre requisite ACS training (with the exception of TUPE transfers who will have this training rolled into their development programme).
All officers must complete basic foundation training which covers health and safety and security principles such as legalities, powers, process, reporting, searching, patrolling, confrontation management and customer service.
Officers who complete the advanced foundation training receive City & Guilds accreditation. Officers wishing to pursue further qualifications can complete further training which results in a BTEC Level 3 national qualification in Security management.
Foundation training is delivered on our Learning Management Software (LMS) platform.
Customer site specific training is developed in collaboration according to specific customer requirements.
Site specific training is deployed on our eLearning platform, Shine.
First aid training is provided to all staff in line with our First Aid Risk Assessment as described in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations.
Specific First Aid training requirements can be catered for, to any degree, for which we use a trusted medical training provider.