SIA Night Security Officer - NHS (b2)

Posted 26 October by Your World Healthcare
  • Are you an experienced Security Officer?
  • Have you worked as a Security Officer in the Healthcare or Public Sector?
  • Do you hold a current valid SIA Licence?
  • Are you available start work immediately
  • Are you happy work 12 hour shifts each day from 7pm - 7am with a 1 hour unpaid lunch break?
  • Do you hold a current valid enhanced DBS (dated last 12 months)? If not, would you be happy to obtain a current valid in date DBS and register with Your World Healthcare Recruitment as part of your application? (Required in order to commence employment)
  • Lastly would you be happy to complete mandatory online training modules (required in order to commence employment with our NHS client)?

In order to be considered you must be an experienced Security Officer and hold a current in date SIA licence and a CLEAR DBS (Your World will run this for you if you do not have one already)

Hospital Security Officer

Sector: Healthcare

Location: Nottingham

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of temporary role: This is a temporary ongoing role with no end date specified at this stage

Working days and hours:

Between Monday to Sundays working 7pm to 7am (12 hour shifts)

Band: 2

Pay Rates

Monday to Friday hours between 6am to 8pm: £9.99 paye including Holiday Pay

Nights, hours between 8pm to 6am: £12.73 paye including Holiday Pay

Saturday: £12.73 paye including Holiday Pay

Sunday and Bank Holidays: £15.63 paye including Holiday Pay


    • Standard DBS (will be completed by Your World Recruitment)
    • SIA Qualification that is in date
    • Protection Vest
    • All online training (this will be provided by Your World Recruitment)
    • Candidates to be happy on feet to work 12 hour shifts
    • Available to work Monday to Sunday
    • Must be fluent in English - Excellent communication skills, written and verbal

Scope and purpose of Job Description

To prevent crime; protect the well-being of all persons; ensure the safekeeping of Health Board and any other partners property and that of patients, visitors and staff.

Main Duties

  • The Security Patrol Officer will proceed immediately to attend calls for assistance involving:
  • Those in fear of violence
  • Scenes of actual or suspected crime where personal injury is involved; and Crime in progress
  • All other calls for assistance will be dealt with in order of priority. If such enquiries cannot be addressed within one hour, the Security Patrol Officer will give an explanation for the delay to a caller.
  • To respond to calls from ward staff to deal with Patients, Visitors who are being violent, abusive or disruptive, assess the situation and take the appropriate action to resolve the situation taking all relevant factors into consideration.
  • To provide an escort service to members of staff moving around the hospital after dark.
  • To provide an escort service for the movement of cash and valuables.
  • Locate any interference to perimeter/ground floor protection as soon as possible and report.
  • Provide a support service to staff who have been the victims of crime, keeping them informed of any developments in the investigation by Police or security service.
  • Log all incidents of crime. All crimes reported to, or discovered by, the Security Service will be investigated by the Security Management team/or the police depending upon the circumstances.
  • Initially investigate the surrounding circumstances to any suspect packages, which are discovered abandoned or placed within the complex.
  • Respond to intruder alarms, inspect for signs of break-in, search for suspects, and liaise with the control room and police.
  • Assist in all emergencies outside normal working hours, unless relieved by a senior manager or the night nurse practitioner.
  • Check the external doors and ground floor windows of premises out of working hours to ensure they are secure.
  • To respond immediately to all fire calls, taking action in line with the Health Board fire policy, to minimise risk to life and assets.
  • Protect buildings, along with their contents, from fire damage by patrolling, exercising vigilance, raising the fire alarm, fighting fire and reporting fire hazards to the Fire and Safety Officer and Head of Department concerned.

Please apply now in order to be considered

Required skills

  • NHS
  • Security
  • SIA

Application questions

Are you an experienced Security Officer?
Do you hold a current valid SIA Licence?
Are you happy to work 12 hour shifts from 7pm - 7am?
Are you happy to complete mandatory online training modules required to commence employment?
Are you happy to register with Your World Healthcare and obtain a DBS to commence employment?

Reference: 44488905

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