Jobs Vacancies at LMC

Jobs Vacancies at LMC

Here at Lancaster & Morecambe College we have a variety of roles and benefits to offer. Check out our job vacancies and apply now.

Site Supervisor – Security

Job Ref: BS 1449 | Applications Close: 23 Jul 2024, 23:59
icon_wallet£23,890 per annum - Support Scale, Fixed Point 23
icon_calendarPermanent Full Year Support Contract
icon_mappinLancaster & Morecambe College
icon_clock37 hours per week
icon_piechartEstates, Health and Safety
icon_holiday28 Days* + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days (*2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar)
Apply Download Application Form

Job Description

Site Supervisor – Security 
Salary £23,890 per annum
37 hours per week

Lancaster and Morecambe College are seeking a Site Supervisor to ensure the security safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and visitors. 

Ideally you will have previous experience in security or caretaking, including CCTV monitoring, and will be able to carry out minor repairs and building/grounds maintenance work, including the capacity to to lift heavy equipment and be contactable out of hours for emergency callouts. 

*You must hold a current driving licence and have access to your own vehicle*. 

Benefits include Local Government Pension Scheme (employer contribution 20.4%), generous leave entitlement, Cycle to Work scheme, opportunities for continuing professional development and good staff support services. 

Salary Range Support Scale, Fixed Point 23  £23,890 per annum
Faculty / Section Estates, Safety and Wellbeing 
Hours per Week 37
Terms of Employment Permanent Full year Support Contract
Annual Leave Entitlement  28* Days + Bank Holiday entitlement and College Closure Days *2 days to be taken on identified dates during the Christmas closure period as notified on the College calendar
Responsible to Estates Lead

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Tuesday, 23rd July 2024

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

Job Purpose: 

  • To ensure the security, safety and wellbeing of the College, its students, staff and bona fide visitors 
  • To carry out periodic inspections to safety, fire management and accessibility equipment.
  • To assist with room utilisation auditing.
  • To protect the property of the College, students, staff and visitors against damage, theft or abuse
  • To supervise the arrival and departure of college buses 
  • To undertake caretaking and other facilities/estates related duties.

The Site Supervisor - Security is required to work 37 hours per week, mainly on a day shift.             

There may be a requirement to work weekends as necessary, for which normal hourly payment will be made. Additional hours may be required during busy College periods. It must be understood that these hours may alter at any time to suit circumstances that arise, and during College vacation periods. Holidays must be taken out of term time by agreement with the Estates Manager, so that cover is available at all times. 

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

  1. Assist in providing a safe and secure working environment for students, staff and visitors to the College.

  2. Undertake regular patrols of the college buildings and external areas checking for and dealing with damage or vandalism. Monitor student behaviour, ensuring adherence to the Student Code of Conduct.

  3. Regularly monitor the Colleges CCTV cameras for suspicious activities ensuring at all times that any data or information provided from CCTV camera images is disclosed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

  4. Record all incidents in the appropriate format and write concise and accurate incident reports. Report any criminal related matters to the Local Police and assist them in providing any necessary evidence relating to the incident(s).

  5. Be part of the College’s Site Supervision team unlocking and securing the buildings and attending out of hours alarm activation as a result of fire or intruder alarm activations and organise any temporary repairs.

  6. Periodically inspect and record details of the college fire management systems and equipment, accessibility, emergency lighting and meter readings

  7. Assist with the auditing of classrooms checking each rooms usage complies with timetables.

  8. Carry out minor repairs, maintenance, planned preventative maintenance, routine inspections and general assistance around the site

  9. Act as a first aider. 

  10. Other duties commensurate with the grade of post as required.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Closing date: Tuesday, 23rd July 2024

College Responsibilites

  • Contribute to the quality improvement process;
  • Work within health and safety guidelines and be aware of your responsibilities for health and safety;
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures;
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of young persons and vulnerable adults;
  • Value and promote equality, diversity and inclusion;
  • Undertake professional development to ensure skills and qualifications are up to date;
  • Participate in meetings and events as required, e.g. departmental meetings, parents’ evenings, etc.
  • Work co-operatively with colleagues and show commitment to the College and its mission.
  • Adhere to College Support (customer service) Standards;
  • Adhere to College Values:
    Community – caring, collaborative and inclusive;
    Opportunity – accessible, aspirational and transformative

Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate: This post is subject to a standard DBS Disclosure.

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Skills & Experience Required


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Previous experience in the security sector/CCTV operations and monitoring
  • Experience in carrying out a full range of minor repairs and routine maintenance work

Desired - Measured by application form and interview

  • Experience in conflict management
  • Experience of working with young or vulnerable adults


Essential - Measured by application form and interview

  • Willingness to complete appropriate courses as required e.g. First Aid (it may be necessary to complete these in the appointee’s own time)

Desired - Measured by application form and interview

  • CCTV/Security Guarding Licence (SIA)
  • GCSE Grade 4/C or above in Maths and English (or Level 2 – support available to achieve)

Skills / Attributes


  • Sound interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well, both orally and in writing
  • Calm demeanour and able to diffuse situations of conflict or tension
  • Ability to lift heavy equipment within the scope of the Manual Handling/Lifting regulations and capable of climbing steps and ladders
  • Capable of working on own initiative and as part of a team and of working under pressure


  • A working knowledge of current Health and Safety legislation 


Essential - Measured by application form and interview 

  • Access to own vehicle to enable a quick response to callouts upon security/fire alarm activation
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Contactable out of hours
  • Enthusiastic and pleasant disposition and a willingness to work co-operatively with others
  • Wear an approved uniform and be clean and tidy at all times
  • Suitable to work with young people and vulnerable adults

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

About Us


Lancaster & Morecambe College is a thriving FE College, rated GOOD by Ofsted and justifiably proud of its strong links with our local community. Located between Lancaster and Morecambe, and within commuting distance of Central Lancashire, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, our industry-standard facilities attract colleagues from across the North West.

We are excited to be working in partnership with the Eden Project & local partners to develop the Morecambe Bay Curriculum to meet future employment needs and to utilise our wonderful local landscape as a unique learning resource. 

LMC is a respectful, welcoming safe space to work, learn and thrive with high expectations for all. Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. We are always looking for talented and innovative people to join us.

Staff Benefits & College Facilities

Valued as a significant local employer, we work hard to provide a supportive, productive and fulfilling working environment for our staff. In addition to a friendly team culture and a range of excellent on-site facilities, we offer:

  • Relevant staff training and development and good progression opportunities
  • Defined Benefit Pension Schemes for all staff (Local Government and Teachers' Pensions Schemes)
  • Generous leave entitlement
  • A range of family-friendly and other supportive HR policies
  • FREE College gym membership
  • Dedicated Occupational Health
  • On site The Salon, Restaurant and catering facilities
  • FREE parking
  • Cycle2work, a Government initiative that allows you to make huge tax and national insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety equipment via a salary sacrifice scheme

Please note we do not accept CVs, download the LMC application form

Apply For this Position

Please download the application form here and email the completed form and a covering letter to

We will process your form once received. Please note that sending a CV will not be accepted or processed.

Thank you.