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Static Security Officet

Location: Manchester , Lancashire
Hours: Various Days / Nights
Hourly Pay / Salary: £7.20 Per Hour

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Retail Security Officer to join Kingdom.

In return we offer a company award scheme, optional work place pension, career progression and access to a substantial free online training academy for professional development.

Person specification: To be considered for this position, you will need: your own transport

  • A valid SIA licence;
  • A full five year checkable employment history;
  • Excellent customer service skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • An ability to work as part of a team;
  • An enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible approach.
  • IT skills

Should insure that their own safety is not at risk, they are assigned to protect hospital staff, other patients, visitors, the patient from self harm, and protect hospital property. On occasions you may be asked/requested to accompany medical staff to escort a patient’s transfer to a different location.

Normally/Generally, hospital protection officers are called up-on when a patient has a known history of presenting with emotional, behavioural and mental health related challenging communication difficulties; such as Dementia, attempts to leave without authority to do so, is violent, abusive, uncooperative, or / and may attempt to self-harm.  

The Protection Officers’ duties will be determined by the customer’s needs. Inclusive duties may include operating and monitoring alarm/CCTV systems, receiving visitors, providing information and in some instances taking action in emergency or unusual situations (assist with evacuation).

During each shift hand-over, each hospital protection officer will receive relevant information (on a needs to know basis) specific to the patient. Additionally, at the beginning of each shift you are required to liaise with the Nurse in charge or unit/ward manager and obtain the patients relevant medical history/presenting concerns in order to ascertain how vulnerable or potentially dangerous the patient may be to themselves or others (as recorded within the patient’s risk assessment).

You should also obtain details of the patients medical condition, and query if there is any likelihood of infection? If there is any likelihood of potential infection, then you must take the appropriate precautionary measures: i.e. medical gloves, aprons, face mask, skin sanitizers, and in the case of potentially dangerous patients you should wear suitable protected clothing as per the Personal Protective Equipment regulations 1992 (PPE).

You MUST ensure to report and record all significant events of importance and ensure to share such information with all relevant colleagues accordingly.  

A protection officer should always observe and report. This can be either from a distance or may involve escorting the patient from place to place. Hospital staff may request an officer’s presence when administering medication to patients presenting with potentially challenging behaviours.

On occasion you may be required to physically assist the police and medical staff to help detain a person admitted/accommodated for the purpose of assessment in accordance with the Mental Health Act 2083 as amended 2007. Therefore you must be in possession of a current physical intervention certificate, awarded by an SIA approved accredited training agency (e.g., BTEC level 2 Physical Restraint) or equivalent.