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Healthcare Security Officer - Dunedin

Healthcare Security Officer

Dunedin Hospital

Salary Band – $50,000 - $60,000 ($23.50 - $28.68 per hour)

 

  • Permanent full time position
  • Night shifts, 23:00 – 07:35
  • Working 4-on, 2-off roster pattern.
  • A role with loads of variety - This is not your average security role!

 

 

Mō te tūranga | About the role

Reporting to the Security Supervisor, and working as part of a team, no two shifts in this role will be the same - you’ll need to think on your feet, remain calm under pressure and show compassion and empathy in times of distress. Previous security experience is preferred but not essential for the right candidate.

Our primary role is ‘Healthcare’ – Looking after our patients.

Secondary to that is ‘Security’ – Keeping everyone safe.

 

As part of our busy security team, you will be involved in a number of different duties such as:

  • routine patrols
  • report writing
  • welfare checks
  • diffusing tense situations before they escalate
  • ensuring the overall security of our people and buildings

 

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Mōu ake | About you

You will be a peacemaker, a confident communicator and display kindness and helpfulness while remaining firm and alert. You will have experience working with people from all walks of life, be non- judgemental and have a good level of physical fitness.

 

You will receive excellent training, nationally recognised security qualifications, and the opportunity to work with a friendly, supportive and committed team. If you are looking for a role that is busy, varied and makes a genuine difference to people we would love to hear from you!

 

Our Healthcare Security Officers work on a rostered basis 7 days a week, so you will need to have the flexibility to cover a variety of shifts. 

 

Painga | Benefits

 

  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance.
  • Access to staff fitness facilities and banking offers
  • Access to a range of retail discounts and Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

 

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

 

Utu whānui | Salary range

This role belongs to the Etū Multi Collective Employer Agreement, Designated Security Officer Scale and falls between Grade 1 ($23.50ph) and Grade 4 ($28.68ph).

 

Rā mōnehu |Closing Date:  30 January 2023

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

 

Tono ināianei | Apply now

For further information please contact Hannah Friedrich, Recruitment Advisor at Hannah.friedrich@southerndhb.govt.nz

 

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website: https://careers.southernhealth.nz/ All conversations will be confidential in nature.

 

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora- Health New Zealand - Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

 

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

  • Occupational Health Assessment
  • Police Vetting / Ministry of Justice safety checks
  • Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)

 

COVID-19 Vaccination requirements

New employees of Te Whatu Ora Southern will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, which includes two doses and a booster dose of an approved vaccine. If you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine or booster for any reason, please indicate this in your cover letter so we can discuss this with you further and establish if you meet any criteria for an exemption

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