Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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Security Operative, Facilities Directorate
WILL REQUIRED TO WORK IN DAYS AND NIGHTS
The Security Support Service Team is based at Stockport NHS Foundation Trusts, Stepping Hill Hospital.
Based within the Facilities Department the newly re-structured Facilities Teams are continually evolving and is an exciting and vibrant department to work in.
The post holder will be part of the Trust's Security Service Team, they will be professional, highly motivated and be an enthusiastic team member.
As a Security Operative, you will play an important role in delivering the high standard of safety and security for all patients, staff and visitors in line with the Trusts Values.
Main duties of the job
This can be a demanding role that is as rewarding as it is challenging.
Working 37.5 hours on an internal rotation, covering night and days, your duties will consist of:
Responding to Security incidents where you will be required to attend and assist in the Security request.
To attend to notifications of intruder alarm activations, responding accordingly.
Internal and external Security Patrols.
Front of House duties, to include greeting visitors to the hospital.
Car Park Patrols to ensure vehicles are parked in accordance with the Trusts Car Parking Policy.
An ideal candidate will have worked in a similar security role or within a healthcare environment previously. As this is a public facing service we are seeking individuals who enjoy customer interaction and have the ability to react to a changing and sometimes challenging environment.
We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.
Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen
We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.
We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.
The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require a Standard DBS check at a cost of £21.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
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