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Security Officer

Job Reference: 200-EFRST-1919094-PT

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£23,213 - £25,195 pa inc

St George’s Hospital in Tooting is seeking suitably experienced individuals to fill security officer posts in its 24/7 security service. You will need to have an understanding of the special character of an NHS security service which is to care for patients and visitors often in pain or distress. In addition you will have a more conventional security role in managing violence, crime reduction and car parking on the hospital site often working closely with the police. This is shift work and shifts are 12 hour shifts. Please read the job description for more information.

You will need to be fully physically fit and able to run to incidents.

You need to have a good understanding of and an ability to communicate in English

You will need a good basic knowledge of IT such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and the use of databases.

All candidates will undergo fitness, literacy and basic IT tests on the recruitment day.

Women are currently under represented in the team so we would welcome applications from women.

Closing date: Midnight 29 September 2019

Recruitment day 9 October 2019

Previous Shortlisted Applicants Need Not Apply

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All applications submitted via NHS Jobs will be imported into Trac, the applicant management/recruitment system used by St Georges NHS Foundation Trust. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website. We will be unable to respond to any messages sent to the Trust via the NHS Jobs website. If you are successful in being offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained on site at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.

We expect all our staff to share the values that are important to the trust – being excellent, kind, responsible and respectful – and behave in a way that reflects these. More information on the vision and values of St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is attached below.

Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

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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