Security Officer

  • Location:
    Basingstoke Basingstoke Basingstoke Basingstoke
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Per Annum
  • Posted:
    4 years ago
  • Category:
  • Deadline:
    February 10, 2020
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Security Officer– Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Location: Basingstoke North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital (Winchester) Role Description: As a Security Officer you’ll be a key member of the hospital team ensuring that staff and visitors remain safe and the building remains secure. You will be responsible for lockdown of the hospital, attend security incidents and, where necessary, take appropriate measures to ensure the protection of staff and patients.


  • Ability to communicate with staff, visitors and patients under challenging circumstances
  • Experience in conflict resolution, diffusion and brake away techniques
  • Previous experience working in an operational or customer services role
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and in difficult situations


  • Experience of working in a health care setting in a diverse environment
  • Support with an experienced Health4Work employee support team
  • Competitive rates of pay and enhancements for unsociable hours


Our key priority is ensuring the safety of all patients, staff and visitors when they attend our hospitals and we provide a reassuring and professional approach in difficult situations when they need us most. We offer advice, support and training on security matters and always look to defuse and deescalate situations to achieve the best outcome. We respond to all security incidents, liaise with emergency services personnel and are a key link when escalating in the event of a major incident. You’ll join an experienced team operating in Basingstoke and Winchester hospitals and offer advice and support to Andover War Memorial Hospital. You’ll join a shift rotation working 12-hour shifts covering days, nights, weekends and bank holidays in a 4 on 4 off pattern. About the trust: The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country. Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18 Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.