Store Detective

Job Description:

Stealth Security are a privately owned Security Supplier who aim to do things “The right way”.

We have achieved, and maintain, a place in the Top 10% of SIA Approved Security Suppliers for companies and thanks to recent expansion and new contracts, we are looking to recruit an exceptional individual to join our current Team of Store Detectives in North East Area.

This is a full time, permanent role guaranteeing a minimum of 40 hours per week. Applicants must be available to work 5 days from 7 including some weekends.

Due to the nature of the job you will be required to travel to a number of sites per week so access to own vehicle is a must. Sites include Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, Washington & Stockton.

Stealth will contribute towards travel time and travel expenses.

The Role:

  • To covertly patrol the sales floor, observing Customers and identifying suspicious behaviour

  • To gather evidence of Criminal Activity in line with current UK Law

  • To approach and detain persons responsible for Criminal Activity.

  • To appropriately and professionally deal with Offenders in line with the policies of the Client.

The Individual:

  • A current and valid Frontline SIA badge is essential.

  • We are an SIA Approved Contractor, so if your SIA Application has been submitted, we can issue an LDN to the right applicant (which will allow you to work while your licence is being processed)

  • Previous experience in a similar field is not essential but highly desirable

  • Confident in working Solo or as part of a Team, across varying Retail sectors.

  • High standards of both Oral and Written communication.

  • A working knowledge of SCONE and the Theft Act.


  • Hourly rate of £8.50 p/h

  • 5.6 Weeks Holiday pay each year

  • Statuary Sick Pay (SSP)

  • Company contributory Pension Scheme

  • A comprehensive Training and Development package





Hours per week:

Stealth Security, 113 Saltmakers House, Hamble Point Marina, School Lane, Southampton SO31 4NB SLRS Limited, trading as Stealth Security, holds SIA approved contractor status for the provision of security guarding services.