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Security Operations Officer

Job Reference: 222-E&F-200-B

West London NHS Trust
Estates and Facilities
Security/Car Park, Ealing
£21,119 to £22,361 pa Incl HCAS

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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Security Operations Officer


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Security Officer roles at West London Mental Health NHS Trust St Bernard’s Site. As a Security Operations Officer you will carry out a pivotal role in the running of the hospital by providing an external security provision on site. The role will require you to undertake and document electronically site patrols of all grounds and buildings. Including responding to emergency calls and intruder alarm activations. Whilst undertaking the locking and unlocking of buildings both on site and at other London sites. A Full UK Driving Licence is required and a high level of English language so that incident reports can be taken and that full cooperation is maintained with the staff members, members of the public and the police as necessary. You will be required to work flexibly and alter shift patterns as service needs dictate. To undertake a rotational shift patter across 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. All candidates will be required to present a professional appearance and remain polite at all times. Applicants should have experience of working in security services. A job description has been attached to give a full outline of the duties and expectations of applicants. Full training and support will be given to the successful candidates. Formal IT Training or willingness to undertake relevant training and a UK Full (manual) Driving Licence are essential to this role. The Trust offer great benefits ranging from an excellent pension scheme, flexible working and up to 33 days annual leave. A uniform and all equipment will also be provided to the successful candidates.


Jennifer Holmyard

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jennifer Holmyard

We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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