Security officer at Bidvest Noonan

People in this role may also be known as security guards.

5 workers in this role at Bidvest Noonan have taken the survey.

How much does Bidvest Noonan pay security officers?

Security officer at Bidvest Noonan
£8.95–12.29
Typical range
£8.72–12.50

Security officer employees at Bidvest Noonan are typically paid £8.95–12.29 an hour, based on data from 5 employees.

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What are the hours like for security officer employees at Bidvest Noonan?

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  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do security officers get of their shift pattern at Bidvest Noonan?

    People don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 40% report getting one week notice or less
    • 20% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 20% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 20% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do security officers at Bidvest Noonan get to choose the shifts they work?

    Most people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    60% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Shifts get changed at short notice

    Do Bidvest Noonan managers change security officers shifts at short notice?

    Most managers change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    60% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People don’t get proper breaks

    Do security officers at Bidvest Noonan get proper breaks?

    Most people don’t get proper breaks

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for security officers to book a holiday at Bidvest Noonan?

    Most people find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for security officers to take sick leave at Bidvest Noonan?

    Most people find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do security officers at Bidvest Noonan do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do security officers at Bidvest Noonan worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    60% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

Here’s a recent review that mentions hours:

  • Best thing

    Just a simple couple of hours work to get paid a good wage

    Worst thing

    The time of day I work at

    7.4

    Cleaning, November 2019

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What is career progression like for security officers at Bidvest Noonan?

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  • No career progression

    Are security officers given support to progress at Bidvest Noonan?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

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  • Enough training

    Do security officers get enough training when they start at Bidvest Noonan?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    80% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from security officers at Bidvest Noonan

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  • Worst thing

    Was told when I started that my pay would be 9.75 an hour but was paid 9.00 an hour I left the company due to me catching Covid-19 when I had a two week old son when off in isolation only got sick pay lost out on 500 pound

    1.5

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Easy work, mostly

    Worst thing

    Hours, pay, career progression (no matter how qualified you are)

    5.2

    Security officer, November 2020

How Bidvest Noonan ranks

Bidvest Noonan ranks joint 20th to work for in security guard employers

  1. 16= Asda
    5.5
  2. 20= Bidvest Noonan
    5.4
  3. 20= Compass Group
    5.4