Situations Vacant

The following is a list of Companies that have either an employment opportunity for a Security/Detection Dog Handler or a contract opportunity for a service provider.

Whilst NASDU can confirm (on request) if a Company is a NASDU Member or not it is the responsibility of either the individual Dog Handler or the service provider to ascertain if their future employer/client is compliant to the Code of Practice BS 8517 on an individual basis as applicable.

Further information and guidance on BS compliance can be obtained by contacting NASDU Head Office.

Free Running Explosive Detection Dog Handler (FREDDs) Aviation Cargo Screening

Working with specialist free-running explosive detection dogs (FREDDs) to screen cargo and provide explosive detection capability in busy, operational airline warehouses.

An experienced security professional, you will respond to requests for dog and handler searches, screening airline cargo to CAA standards and carrying out high-profile, pro-active canine patrols.  You will also promote the use of specialist search dogs and awareness of their capabilities, providing specialist security advice where appropriate.  You will work closely with our clients to ensure service provision meets targets, completing deployment reports and communicating any issues to your manager.   You will also identify any security risks, report these to the client and provide relevant documentation to satisfy regulators.

With the facilities and ability to kennel two dogs at your home address, you will be responsible for their care and control, including off duty care and housing.  You will ensure the provision of the dogs’ feeding, grooming, medical and welfare needs in compliance with animal welfare legislation.  You will also be responsible for transporting yourself and your dogs to deployments, supervising and controlling the dogs in compliance with legislation, and the evaluation and reporting of your dogs’ performance.  Dogs and kennels are provided.

Significant experience of working with dogs in a public-facing, operational environment is essential and to succeed in this role you will also need:

  • SIA Door Supervisor (DS) licence – desirable
  • Experience in security industry and/or specialist explosive search dog work – desirable
  • Qualification as an Explosive Search Dog Handler to NPCC, HABC Level 3, or military equivalent – desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Self-discipline – able to work without supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure and conditions of uncertainty
  • Ability to prioritise work, observe timetables and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and ability to analyse data
  • Full UK driving Licence
  • Willingness and ability to travel as required to sites across the UK
  • Five years checkable history
  • Ability to pass required criminality checks
  • Right to work in the UK

This role will involve working at client sites across the UK, predominantly in London and the South East.  You will be expected to work travel and respond to call-outs as required.  A company vehicle is provided.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you have a valid Door Supervisor (DS) or Security Guarding (SG) SIA licence?
  • Do you have the ability to kennel two dogs at your residence?
  • Can you provide original evidence of your right to work within the UK?

Brent works

Security Guarding Personnel
Job Code: BW218
Location of Work: Brent
Hours: The role is 24 hours, therefore shift working is required.
Contract: 28 weeks
Salary: £12 per hour
Number of roles: 2

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Security personnel required for a construction premises (non-regulated).
  • Provide a visible preventative Security presence by patrolling the sites perimeter and internal buildings.
  • Monitor CCTV to ensure the safety of staff and visitors.
  • Understand and adhere to Health and Safety procedures.
  • Respond effectively to emergency situations in accordance with the relevant policies.
  • Meet and greet visitors and members of the public attending the premises.
  • Act with integrity and in the best interests of the company in a safe, compliant and ethical manner.

Skills and Experience:

  • SIA registered essential
  • NASDU 1 and 2 certificates or alternatively hold NTIPDU certificates essential
  • Due to current climate non-public transport means of travel essential
  • Experience of security role in a property sector advantageous
  • Own security dog with suitable handling vehicle advantageous

Please note: Priority will be given to Brent residents in the first instance. This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of suitable applications are received. Early application is therefore recommended.

Closing date: Wednesday 29th April 2020 by 12pm.
Start Date: April/May 2020

Please e-mail a targeted CV & registration form to or alternatively, apply on

FSS Canine patrol are currently recruiting security dog handlers to join our team. (Self employed)
Full and part time positions are available (12-hour shifts), including days and nights.
Applicants must be reliable and be able to present a professional security presence at all times. you should be self-motivated and be confident in working independently.
We have several positions available in the following areas:


All applicants must have the following:

  • Valid SIA License
  • NASDU Level 2 OR equivalent
  • Up to date CT records (In house CT training can be provided)
  • Own suitable vehicle in accordance with British standard 8517
  • UTR Number
  • Liability Insurance
  • the Right to work in the UK

Your duties will include regular patrols of the site, Making welfare check calls and completing daily log books.
Successful candidates will be vetted to BS7858 so will need to have a 5 year checkable work history.

To apply please contact

WENTLOOG Corporate Park

Job Description
We have an opportunity for a Security Guard/ Dog Handler at Wentloog Corporate Park (WCP) Cardiff. The successful applicant will join a small team of an in house operation at WCP this being a large secure site in Cardiff.

The Main Duties are as follows:

  • Traffic Management/ Barrier Operation
  • CCTV Operation
  • Front of house customer related matters/duties
  • Site foot patrols
  • Dog Handling Patrol and wellbeing
  • Vehicle maintenance and cleaning
  • Gatehouse Reception
  • External mobile patrols/ mail run
  • Tasks as defined by the Security Manager


  • Good communication skills, written and verbal
  • SIA Licence and certificate
  • Must hold a full driving licence and reliable mode of transport


  • Presenting at all times a smart,alert,visible and commanding security presence
  • Reliable,conscientious with an eye for detail
  • Enthusiastic and flexible approach
  • Capable of working independently and as part of a team
  • Act with Integrity and Respect
  • Passionate about Safety,Security and the Service we provide

Terms & Conditions

  • 20 Days Holiday & Bank Holidays Pro Rata
  • £9.50 following probation period
  • Pension & Death in Service Benefit
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: £8.80 to £9.50 /hour

Stephen Durrani
Security Manager

Wentloog Security Limited
Wentloog Corporate Park | Wentloog | Cardiff | CF3 2ER
T: 029 20 794 880 | M: 07496 732 370

(Posted 21.1.2020)

Ward Security

We are looking for Dog Handlers to work in London and the South East.  Handlers will be provided with a van, dog (if required), vet care, kennelling whilst on leave, Royal Canine dog food and training by NASDU Approved Instructors.

Handlers will be paid between £9 and £15 per hour dependent on site location and rate. Handlers will be employed by the company and receive paid annual leave and be entered into the company pension scheme.

Opportunities to be additionally trained in search dog disciplines are encouraged.

Any interested parties should contact Stacy Lund on 01634 225161 (posted 27/11/2019)

Total Care Security work in the Construction, Utility and infrastructure sectors providing bespoke security and protection services and achieving the highest standards in the marketplace.

We are recruiting GP Dog Handlers to join our existing security teams in various locations nationwide. As an experienced Dog Handler, you must be punctual, proactive and hardworking. Shift patterns vary and include nights and weekend shifts with full time hours available.

Hourly pay rate is £11.00, and you will be working on a self-employed basis.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining TCS values and standards
  • Access control
  • Checking ID of visitors, signing visitors in
  • Daily contact with head office to report any issues
  • Patrolling site regularly
  • Logging kit on site in line with company procedures
  • Completing logbooks daily to correct standard
  • Make regular check calls

Essential requirements of the role:

  • NASDU Level 2 with up to date team certificate
  • Valid SIA license
  • Own suitable specialist vehicle (no hatchbacks) sign written but no company logo’s with BS compliant cage/ventilation
  • Only recognised dog breeds will be considered
  • Provide an all-black uniform with a yellow tactical vest
  • Be registered as self-employed with a UTR number
  • Ability to speak and write fluent English

Company benefits:

  • Weekly pay
  • Management support
  • Access to training

Please note that we vet all to BS7858 standard, and an initial baseline assessment will be required.
Please apply if you are available and interested in joining our team and hold all the above, relevant qualifications.

Please send CVs to or contact the office on 0800 917 4767 (posted 08/11/2019)

Part-time/Weekend Security Dog Handlers wanted for West London area

Must have the following:

  • SIA Licence
  • Full UK driving licence and be willing to travel
  • Appropriate dog and handler training and qualifications (NASDU, HABC, EDI Level 2 or equivalent)
  • Unmarked vehicle with suitably fitted dog cage
  • Appropriate insurances in place
  • Be of smart appearance
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Have good English speaking and writing skills

Positions will be on a self-employed basis. At least 5 years’ employment history will be required.

Please send CVs to

Permanent/Full Time Security Dog Handlers wanted for Newmarket area

Must have the following:

  • SIA Licence
  • Full UK driving licence and be willing to travel
  • Appropriate dog and handler training and qualifications (NASDU, BIPDT, EDI Level 2 or equivalent)
  • Unmarked vehicle with suitably fitted dog cage
  • Appropriate insurances in place
  • Be of smart appearance
  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Have good English speaking and writing skills

Positions will be on a self-employed basis. At least 5 years’ employment history will be required.

Please send CVs to (Posted 24/10/2019)

Explosive Detection Dog Handler. £32,000 PA based on 40 hours per week. London based contracts. Please contact with your CV and full details (posted 04/07/2019)

We have an immediate requirement for 2 qualified NASDU registered GP Dog Handlers (HABC L2 General Purpose Security Dog Handler qualification with a current NASDU Team certificate) to work as a team covering a commercial site near Kings Cross, London. Shifts are 1930-0730 Monday to Friday and 24hrs at the weekends and Bank Holidays.

It is a high-end site with bars, studios and cafes therefore customer engagement and service expectations are high.

This is a long-term position and the rates are £12.00-£12.95 per hour dependent on experience. All applicants will be fully vetted prior to contract issue.

Uniform will be provided, and your own vehicle is desirable, we will provide magnetic signage.

If you wish to be considered, please forward your CV and copies of all certification to:

Nathan Hughes (Posted 24/05/2019)

About SafeLane Global:

As a company SafeLane is responsible for detecting, identifying and mitigating potential threats within both the mine canine and mine action industry. SafeLane works to support the activities of governments, corporations and multinational organisations worldwide.

SafeLane have vast experience in running canine projects involving Patrol, Explosive and Narcotic Detection Dogs (EDD/NDD) at various locations in support of a variety of Clients.

We frequently recruit for canine professionals to support our international canine operations, and we would be delighted to hear if you would like to learn more!

If you’re interested in applying for one of the below positions or discussing a career with SafeLane Global, please send your CV and supporting documents to our recruitment team! Please send applications to: or apply through our website.

Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) Project Manager:
Salary: Competitive, to be discussed upon application
Location: To be discussed upon application

If you’re interested in managing an international EDD Project, liaising with key clients and working with people from around the world, send us your CV.

Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) Operations / QA Manager:
Salary: Competitive, to be discussed upon application
Location: To be discussed upon application

Experience in mentoring and instructing EDD Handlers? If you think you could provide SafeLane canines and Handlers with expert training and conduct QA and QC on operations, send us your CV.

Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) Trainer:
Salary: Competitive, to be discussed upon application
Location: To be discussed upon application

If you have experience in training EDDs and Handlers, can provide technical advice and enjoy working with personnel from around the world, send us your CV (posted 10/04/2019)

Get in touch

Tel 01483 224 320 (Option 1)

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