Information Security Officer

  • Sanctuary Group
  • Worcester
  • Jul 29, 2017
Full time I.T. & Communications

Job Description

Position:        Information Security Officer

Location:       Worcester

Salary:            £36,225 per annum (rising to £39,253 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours:            35 per week

Why work for us?

Sanctuary Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of housing, care and community services.  We provide a diverse range of services across a group structure including general rented, sheltered, supported accommodation, student and key worker accommodation and care homes. With around 11,000 employees, we maintain a culture where diversity is valued and talent is nurtured and rewarded.

This job sits within the Information Security Team ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of information across  Sanctuary Group and to deliver high quality services to customers. Our strength as an organisation lies in the quality of our people and we are always looking for individuals with fresh ideas to join us - people who share our commercial mind-set and who are committed to providing excellent customer service. Our philosophy is to attract and retain quality individuals, nurture and develop them and in doing so, inspire and motivate them.

The role of Information Security Officer will include –

  • Supporting the development and maintenance of information security policies and processes to ensure data, systems and applications are secure and robust
  • Providing support and advice to managers and other IS users on governance and compliance frameworks, policies and procedures as needed
  • Supporting the effective resolution of customers’ security issues and queries, liaising with the IS Service Desk to ensure a high quality level of customer service
  • Appraisal of new and existing processes and their suitability to meet the future needs of the Group whilst meeting security requirements

Skills and experiences –

  • Working knowledge of information security practices in a large, complex organisation
  • Experience of resolving information security related issues
  • Experience in use and analysis of security monitoring tools
  • Experience of data protection act
  • Experience of risk management
  • Ability to extract and interpret computerised data
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer care skills

 Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • 25 days leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays
  • Life assurance
  • Health & well-being plans
  • Discounted products & services
  • Personal advice and counselling
  • Family-friendly arrangements
  • Tax efficient benefits
  • Learning and development opportunities