Job DescriptionSite Security Officer
37.5 hours Contract plus Night Enhancements
Salary £17,000 Per Annum + Essex Fringe Allowance £1,250 Per Annum Pro Rata + Night Allowance
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We are seeking to recruit Security Officers to work as part of the existing team in North Benfleet, Essex. Our priorities are to maintain a safe environment for staff, service users and visitors in line with St Andrew's Healthcare policies and standards.
You will be part of a diverse team which operates from a reception / control room at the entrance of the hospital. You will work alongside the Receptionists, but in many cases you will be the first point of contact for visitors to site and callers to our switch board; which you will monitor. You will facilitate the daily distribution of keys and personal alarms and the entry / exit of St Andrew's staff through the secure airlock. You will monitor and respond accordingly to all alarm activation's including internal emergencies, as well as patrol specified areas of the site. You will create and maintain a high level of professionalism at all times and ensure records are maintained accurately.
The successful candidate will have a flexible approach to working hours, be able to demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, with an attitude reflective of St Andrew’s vision and values, willing and capable of undertaking the necessary training. Previous experience of working in a healthcare environment and security control room is desirable, whilst an awareness of the security requirements within a secure healthcare environment is essential. Successful candidates must be able to attend one full week’s induction before undertaking any duties on the wards, and complete a 6 month probation.
Please also note that applicants must be in possession of a full UK Drivers licence is a requirement of this position.
St Andrew’s is the UK’s largest mental health charity. We offer specialist secure services for men, women, adolescents and older people across mental health, learning disability, brain injury and degenerative disorders such as Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s. Putting Service Users’ needs at the heart of everything we do, we have built an innovative culture of clinical expertise.
Closing Date: Sunday 16th August 2020.
Please note interviews for this position will take place through Microsoft Teams (Video Calling) this is to reduce the number of visitors to St Andrew's Healthcare within this current situation.