Frequently asked questions

?How do I arrange our Security requirements with Cardinal Security?
Your first move is to contact the Sales Team at Cardinal Security. We will then assist you through the process. During working hours, please call 01799 533656 or email sales.team@thecardinalgroup.co.uk. Out of hours, you can call 0800 6891275.
?How much do you charge for Security Officers?
Our charge rate is benchmarked against sector, role and regional pay rates that ensure we provide a fair and equitable pay rate for our officers and value for money for our clients. As such our charge rate varies from region to region as well as by the length and type of contract.
?What locations do Cardinal Security Cover?
Cardinal Security operates across the whole of the UK and Republic of Ireland with centralised operations and management out of our Head Office in Great Chesterford in Essex.
?What are your response times for Ad-Hoc/Emergency Cover?
We aim to respond and provide cover for Ad-Hoc and Emergency booking requests at 2 hours for Major towns and cities and 4 hours for remote locations.
?I have an emergency. Can I contact Cardinal Security 24 hours a day?
Yes, Cardinal Security has a 24/7 Control Room who will be able to assist. Our Control Room Team can be contacted on 0800 6891275.
?How do I become a Cardinal Security Officer?
You can search and apply for our current vacancies on the Indeed website. Alternatively, you can send your details and CV to our Recruitment Team via the Join the Team page of the website.
?What are the benefits for Cardinal Security Employees?
Cardinal Security is a dynamic and forward thinking company who prides itself on quality of its staff and the service they provide.
Benefits of working with Cardinal Security:
  • • Permanent positions
  • • SIA License - company pays for renewal
  • • Auto enrolment pension Scheme
  • • Child care voucher scheme in operation
  • • Simply health cover scheme
  • • Investing in employees through continuous development plans
  • • Perkbox incentive scheme