Join Our Team

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.

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Employee Benefits

Recognition and reward

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 benefits platform

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.

Training and development

Amberstone invests heavily in employee development and offers an apprenticeship scheme as well as an online training portal for continuous improvement.

Support and assistance

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.

The Amberstone training journey

Certification and upward career development are key drivers for continuing the Amberstone learning journey

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.

ACS Accreditation

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).

Basic Foundation

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.

Advanced Training

Officers who complete the advanced foundation training receive an advanced accreditation. Officers wishing to pursue further qualifications can complete further training which results in a national qualification in Security management.

LMS Platform

Foundation training is delivered on our Learning Management Software (LMS) platform.

Customer & Site Specific Training

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

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.

Amberstone Training Journey

Our team do great things

We are proud to announce our Colleague of the Year Winners for 2021-2022. Amberstone Security is a people business, and we are proud of our colleagues, whose dedication, professionalism, and bravery make a difference every single day.
First Place
David Huggins,
Security Officer
David worked in partnership with local policing to successfully identify drug dealers, and calmly defused a situation where local stakeholders were threatened with a firearm by an offender. The client states that David makes people 'feel safer every day'.
Second Place
Nurulhaq Ansari,
Security Officer
Nurulhaq has been instrumental in stopping protesters accessing the client’s site on multiple occasions and has worked to prevent potentially serious incidents at critical site access points, resulting in the effective protection of sites and preventing any potential brand damage.
Joint Third Place
Barry Ireland, Roaming Security Officer & Ryan Burns, Static Security Officer
In collaboration, Barry and Ryan used CCTV footage from high value theft incidents across Northern Ireland stores to identify offenders linked to pan UK and Ireland organised crime activity by our crime desk and crime partners, leading to the recovery of thousands of pounds worth of stolen goods.

Talk to us

If you’d like to find out more about joining the team and how we might be able to help you, get in touch.