Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Come, join our team...
A great opportunity has arisen to appoint full-time motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking band 3 Security Co-coordinators to complement our existing team at Ravenswood House, Mayles Lane, Fareham PO17 5NA.
Ravenswood House is a medium and low secure hospital providing assessment, care and treatment for adults with serious mental illness and/or personality disorder who need to receive their care in a secure environment. We provide high quality care and treatment to 68 male adults split across five clinical wards. Most of our patients have either committed a criminal offence or have challenging behaviour. We admit patients from high secure hospitals, local psychiatric hospitals, prisons, custody, and the courts.
For successful candidates we offer a number of excellent benefits including: A Forensic Lead Payment and Unsocial Hours Payments - paid for working evenings, nights and weekends.
So, if you are person and patient-centred, passionate and dedicated individual, who can demonstrate you have the right skills, knowledge and ability to undertake this role, then we would like to hear from you.
Main duties of the job
Security Co-ordinators alongside the Clinical Risk & Security team leader maintain a safe and secure environment and support an objective therapeutic security focused contribution in the management of clinical and non-clinical risk posed by patients and the environment. The team provide security and risk advice to both clinical and non-clinical departments to enhance safety within Ravenswood House in respect to relevant guidance (e.g. secure services standards).
The successful applicant as a member of the security team will also be expected to provide an emergency response to incidents on clinical areas and so upon recruitment will be expected to undertake PMVA (Prevention Management of Violence & Aggression) training. PMVA is used when dealing with mentally unstable and potentially dangerous patients, who may be posing a risk to themselves or others.
The security team's core working hours cover 24-hour service 7 days a week. All team members work a 24-hour rotation shift pattern including weekends and nights.
*Early 07.00am - 15.00pm
*Late 13.00pm - 21.00pm
*Nights 20.30pm - 07.15am
Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?
Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?
We want to meet you!
Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.
Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.
Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:
- Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
- We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
- We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.
Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.
Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.