We are looking to recruit a Security Officer to join our Essex team who will contribute towards the continuous delivery of the St Andrew Healthcare’s security service.

You will be responsible for maintaining systems and records as required. Duties will include key management, processing patients, staff and visitors, managing and responding to all emergency incidents including fire and intruder alarms.

The candidate will need to demonstrate good communication with clear verbal and written skills.You will also need to be flexible, reliable, and be able to work on a twelve hour shift pattern including nights. When undertaking the role of Security Officer you must be able to show initiative in a customer focussed role whilst adhering to the policies and procedures that ensure a safe environment and compliance with secure standards.

We are looking for experienced individuals who hold working knowledge of the security sector and who have worked within the security field for at least one year with a core focus on hospital security. The successful candidate will demonstrate a good up to date knowledge of working security systems. Experience within the mental health sector would be preferable, a driving licence is also essential and you should be computer literate.

“Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.”

 

Rewards

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Pension
  • *30% extra Saturday/nights & 60% extra Sundays worked
  • Sickness policy on par with the NHS
  • 35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service
  • Life cover
  • Enhanced maternity cover
  • Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan Free parking
  • Paid DBS application
  • Access to free vocational qualifications