Security Officer

  • Temporary
  • Nottingham
  • Salary: £ 8.21 per hour
  • Job Reference: MM/HQ00012184

We are currently looking to recruit temporary Security Officers to work at NHS sites in Nottingham.
The main responsibilities of this role will be:

– Your primary duty is to ensure the safety and security of all persons and properties at the sites Trust and to promote a safe environment and reduce the fear of crime by providing a high profile visible presence.
– To carry out patrols and provide escorts as requested.
– To undertake cash lifts ensuring that all departmental procedures are followed.
– To respond to any security incident within an agreed time frame, including the use of reasonable force, if necessary and in line with Trust policy, law and legislation.
– To work as part of the Fire Response & Major incident teams, liaising with other departments and the Fire Brigade as appropriate and in line with Trust policies.
– To monitor all alarms ensuring all equipment is operational and that faults are reported immediately.
– To provide a presence within the Emergency Department and comply with all appropriate requirements commensurate with their training and in line with the Security Assignment Instructions.  In addition, provide an escorting and guarding service (including bed watches) across the rest of the hospitals.
– All post holders will be expected to take part in the Trust Development Programme for training Security Staff.
– The post holder will be required to use the patrolling system (Diester) when undertaking patrols.  This will include, when necessary, patrols of the car parks and to report on any relevant discoveries.
– To ensure that all Health & Safety requirements are met and maintained, whilst actively pursuing and reinforcing the Trust’s policies in relation to Equal Opportunities and Diversity legislation.
– To drive Trust vehicles as and when required.
– To liaise with the police, fire brigade and other emergency services, assist in the search of buildings, and other matters involving the preservation of life and prevention of danger.
Candidates must hold a valid SIA Guarding license and Badge not due to expire within 3 months and a DBS check dated within the last 12 months. Ideal Candidates will also have a driving license, SIA CCTV badge and have completed First aid responder training. Previous experience working in security with the NHS would also be beneficial.
The client are offering 12 hour shifts 24 hours a day 7 days a week, this role is a temporary position starting in July and will run for 3-6 months though this could be extended and permanent opportunities may be offered during this time.
For this they will pay £8.21 per hour for week days, £11.66 per hour for nights and Saturdays and £15.11 for Sundays and Bank Holidays.  

Start Date: 07 Jun 2019