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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/12/2021.

Security Officer - No experience Needed

Job Reference: J12-STH45739

NHS Professionals - Non-Clinical
£9.49 to £17.37

Security Officer – No experience required

Part Time and Full Time opportunities available

£9.49 to £17.37 per hour plus accrued holiday pay


Are you happy working in a healthcare setting?  Are you happy working a shift pattern across 7 days to include mornings (6am-2pm); afternoons (2pm-10pm) and nights (10am-6pm)


We have a number of roles available for Security Officers at the Northern General Hospital (S5 7AU).  We are looking to hold interviews quickly and this team are looking for Security Officers to start ASAP.  These bookings are rolling contracts.


Please note that the ideal shift pattern is across 7 days to include mornings (6am-2pm); afternoons (2pm-10pm) and nights (10am-6pm).  However, the team will consider candidates who are only available on a part time basis or that can only look at specific shifts (eg nights only).  Please specify your preference when applying.


£9.49 to £17.37 per hour plus accrued holiday pay – dependent on the days / shifts worked


Please note that direct experience is not essential although it is highly advantageous. 


You will work as part of the security team and be responsible for ensuring that all patients, staff and visitors are courteously received and assisted.  Day to day duties could include:

  • Maintaining a highly visible deterrent by patrolling of hospital sites on foot
  • Responding to any security/fire related
  • Carrying out Control room duties
  • Responsible for key control system
  • Out of Hours accommodation key provision and escorting of accommodation users
  • Escorting and protecting staff as required to maintain safety and security of staff, premises and equipment.
  • Collection and /or delivery of cash/cash boxes as instructed.
  • Receipt/issue of stores/equipment
  • Security marking of Trust equipment
  • Checking Patriot alarm system each night making sure all alarms are set and if not, set them.
  • Monitoring the access control systems
  • Operating the entry / exit control equipment installed on main entrances.


It is essential that you:

  • Are able to follow clear instructions
  • Have good verbal communication skills


Do you have these skills? IF YES … We look forward to hearing from you soon!


In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:


  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days
  • Stakeholder pension scheme


Who are Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust?

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages the five NHS adult hospitals in Sheffield including the Northern General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Jessop Wing, Weston Park Cancer Centre and the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. 

We provide around one million appointments and operations every year, offering almost all treatments available on the NHS.

While most of our patients are from Sheffield and the surrounding areas, around five percent are from other parts of the country. These patients come to us for specialist treatments which are offered in only a few NHS trusts in the UK.

We are a major employer in the area with around 16,000 people working in our hospitals and in the community. With more than 70 professions and a wide range of jobs, we are the second largest employer in Sheffield.

We have around 15,000 employees, making us one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of local communities and are proud of our new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, neighbouring NHS organisations, local authority and charitable bodies.



Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS. 


Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long-term placement opportunities.



Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Successful applicants will be contacted after the closing date.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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