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Head Security Guard

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Security departments at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provide a variety of services to patients and departments, maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff, the provision of a high quality, efficient customer orientated Security service and compliance with the Trust Patient Confidentiality Policy.

The aim of the service is to assist the Hotel Services Officer to provide an effective, reliable and responsible security service throughout the 24-hour period in a comprehensive, safe and timely manner to the Trusts' patients, visitors and staff.

Main duties of the job

To provide an efficient and effective service responsible for providing a uniformed specialist service. Ensuring that patients, visitors and staff are given advice and provided with a safe and secure environment in line with legislation, regulation, Trust policies and procedures and particularly in emergency situations. This will include communication with emergency services/teams.

Protect people and property, detecting and preventing crime including operating and controlling an access control, CCTV and key control systems. Undertake full range of Car Park duties and responsibilities.

About us

Do you want to work for an innovative organisation? As organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management (NHFM).

NHFM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Established in 2012 and provides specialist project management services for large and small capital developments, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services. The successful applicant will be an employee of the subsidiary organisation and not Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description for a comprehensive review of duties, responsibilities, dimensions and organisational chart of this position. Please review the attached person specification for a detailed review of the essential criteria we are looking for in a successful applicant.

Person Specification



  • General Education



  • Substantial experience working in a General Hospital environment.
  • Experience and management of CCTV Operations
  • Significant experience as a Charge Hand Security Guard
  • Conflict resolution/physical intervention techniques.
  • Keyboard skills

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Northumbria Specialist Emergency care Hospital

Northumbria Way


NE23 6NZ

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