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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/05/2022.

Security Officer

Job Reference: 449-CP2047

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Facilites and Estates
Location:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£20,330 - £21,777 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We have an exciting opportunity to expand our Security Team in Portsmouth and are looking for a flexible and enthusiastic individual to join as a Security Officer!

This is a full time position to be worked over 4 days, with shifts varying from days, nights or weekends at 12 hours per shift.

Our Security Team are responsible for ensuring a high quality of Security Portering service to our sites in Portsmouth including St James' Hospital, St Mary's Community Health Campus in Milton and surrounding Portsmouth areas.

As a Security Officer, you will provide a reassuring visible presence with a caring and sensitive approach and endeavour to create and maintain a safe and crime free environment at all times. You will need to carry out Security & Portering duties quickly and efficiently with care and concern for patients comfort, welfare, dignity and privacy.

You will work under the guidance of Senior Security Officers following well established operating procedures and demonstrating ability as well as working positively with other Facilities and Estates Departments to maintain effective working relationships.

Your main duties will include the prevention of crime, patrolling, securing buildings, monitoring CCTV, supporting porters and oversight of car parking.

What we need from you:

  • The ability to get on with people of all ages and backgrounds and gain their trust
  • Tact, patience and understanding
  • Full drivers’ licence.
  • The ability to cope with challenging situations and clients
  • Valid SIA Licence.
  • Ability to support the wearing of Security PPE Equipment

 

Previous experience of working within the security industry would be an advantage however in-house training will be provided. Cross site working will be required so a full UK driving licence and access to the use of a vehicle is essential.

For more information on the post, please contact Susan Long (Facilities Operations Manager) atSusan.long@solent.nhs.uk

 

We will contact you via NHS Jobs if you are shortlisted for interview. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted before the given interview date; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders. Please be advised that we may choose to close adverts early should we receive a high number of applications.




Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.



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