Plain Clothed Security Officer (Store Detective)

Patrolling & identifying shoplifters, your role may also include COVID related duties, liaising with Police, Customers, Loss Prevention Managers. Unlike many other security businesses, we like to invest in our people to ensure that they feel a valued member of the team and not like a number.

Qualities We Seek

Key Requirements

Working with the Store Team and Loss Prevention Managers; as the Covert Security Officer of a well known Retail store, your permanent role will progress, more towards that of a Loss Prevention Officer; supporting a number of stores within your area

Other Requirements, License And Benefits


security: 1 year (preferred)

License And Certification

SIA (required)
Driving Licence (required)


8 hour shift
Day shift
Weekend availability


+ Travel expenses + Holiday Pay (28 Days) + Pension + Professional Pay for Professional People + Career Progression + Performance Recognition + Benefit Scheme + Longevity Rewards + Excellent Training and a Dedicated Management Team

Additional Information

You will receive Advantage One’s Professional Retail Security Officer Training, via our Training Academy, before being deployed to work within our Customer’s store. Successful candidates will then be placed on a managed 12 week Training plan to ensure you become an excellent Retail Security Officer From first class training to 24/7 support. Advantage One Security offers the opportunity for you to grow within a NSI gold accredited security company and still recognised by the SIA as being in the highest levels of Security Companies. The scheduling is based over a number of different locations, over a Service Area and on 8 hour shift patterns, including Days, Weekends and Bank Holidays. *Valid SIA licence is required for this position – all other training will be provided. A full Driving License and use of your own road-worthy car will be essential. If you feel that you can make the difference and would like to know more, please visit for our Selection and Recruitment Zone. Or contact our team on 01452 526688 for further information on this vacancy.


If you possess the necessary skills and experience and seek an exciting opportunity to advance your career in the security sector, we strongly encourage you to submit your application for this role. We provide a vibrant and encouraging work atmosphere, competitive pay and benefits, as well as avenues for professional advancement and enhancement. Don’t let this opportunity to join our team pass you by – apply today!