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Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Bank Security Guard
Closed for applications on: 25-Aug-2023 00:02
Vacancy status: Closed
Closed for applications on: 25-Aug-2023 00:02
- NE27 0QJ
- Major / Minor Region
- Tyne and Wear
Contract type & working pattern
- Flexible working - 0 hours per week (As and when)
- £22,383 Pro rata per annum
- Salary period
- (NHS AfC: Band 2)
- Main area
Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work for an organisation that was voted the best acute and combined acute and community trust in the country, based on the experience of its staff (NHS Staff Survey 2022). Work in an 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 and, this is…the Northumbria Way!
What the Northumbria Way means for you:
- Extensive staff health and well-being programme including access to our specialist Wellbeing Hub
- Support and connection through a variety of Staff Network groups
- A range of flexible working opportunities
- Generous annual leave and pension scheme
- Access to lease car and home electronics scheme (qualifying criteria applies)
- Opportunities to improve your professional development through our vast training programmes
- On-site nursery places via salary sacrifice
- Access to savings scheme via salary sacrifice with Northumberland Community Bank
We are proud to be one of the country’s top performing NHS trusts – rated ‘outstanding’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). We provide a range of health and care services to support more than 500,000 people living in Northumberland and North Tyneside across the largest geographical area of any NHS Trust in England. Our teams deliver care from hospitals, a range of community venues and people’s homes. Our hospitals include a specialist emergency care hospital (the first of its kind in England), three general hospitals and community hospitals. In the community we deliver a wide range of community and public health services.
We lead in innovation and quality, having opened the Northumbria Healthcare Manufacturing and Innovation Hub during the Covid-19 pandemic and have recently launched our Community Promise – a pledge to make a real impact not just in healthcare but on the wider factors that affect people’s lives, such as education, employment and the economy.
If Northumbria Healthcare sounds like somewhere you could belong we would love to hear from you. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.
Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management (NHFM) provides specialist project management, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services. Please note that NHFML is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will be an employee of the subsidiary and not the NHS. Please note the terms and conditions are closely aligned to that of the NHS.
We require reliable, enthusiastic and motivated Security guards to join our bank to work within our hospital and community sites. In return you will can offer you:
- Flexible hours; choose when and where you want to work
- Competitive pay rates; including enhanced pay for unsociable hours
- Paid annual leave
- Pension scheme
- A fast-track recruitment process if you move to a substantive role
- Opportunities to work in different wards and departments, including community, dental and specialist services
- Access to Services, such as those provided by our Staff Wellbeing Team
- Ability to book your shifts from home using our online portal
- Option to block-book shifts in a set period
- SMS notifications of shift availability
- Access to staff newsletters and bulletins
- Eligible for various local and national discounts which are available to NHS staff
- Free uniform, where applicable
The Security department at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital provide a variety of services to patients and departments, including 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 post will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
We have variety of shifts across 7 days a week and there will be hours to suit all. We offer hourly pay enhancements for shifts covered at night and over the weekends. This equates to approx. £13.66 per hour on a Saturday or any weekday between the hours of 8pm and 6am, or £17.83 per hour on a Sunday or public holiday.
Working for our organisation
Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management (NHFM) covers a large geographical area, providing safe and high-quality care in both hospital and community settings. As such we need to be able to respond quickly to meet demands caused by an increase in patient activity, staff holidays or illness. This is where our staff bank plays a vital role, providing service support 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.
There are many reasons why people join the staff bank, some to supplement earnings, or to work around commitments such as childcare or studying, while others may wish to develop their skills and work experience. So, if having the flexibility to pick and choose your hours is important, then this may be your opportunity, Bank workers are expected to work a minimum of 2 shifts per month but if you want to work more you can. To find out more about the benefits of working on the bank visit our website www.yournorthumbriacareer.co.uk/staff-bank
Please note that it is a requirement of NHFM that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certificate if a DBS check is required for the post. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To provide a comprehensive Security/Porter service to all Wards and
Departments on site to be flexible in approach to work and undertake other duties that are assigned under the role. To provide a security service to the hospital and grounds, protecting people and property and detecting and preventing crime. To manage the Trust’s car parks, dealing with illegally parked vehicles and ensuring safe access and egress from site.
Applicants who are members of the Armed Forces, and those who have a disability that requires support in the work place (two ticks pledge) and who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed under the Trust's interview guarantee scheme.
We recognise the positive value of diversity and inclusion and are committed to a workforce that is diverse, equal and inclusive. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME people are currently under-represented in our workforce as well as other under-represented groups such as LGBT+ and disabled candidates. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, we have a Gold award from the Defense Recognition Scheme, and we are delighted to support Apprenticeships, Age Posi+ive and are a mindful employer.
If you require any reasonable adjustments to attend interview please make the recruitment team aware as soon as possible by calling our HR Recruitment Team on 0191 203 1415 option 2.
Applicants who meet the Fit and Proper Person Requirements (FPPR) will require additional pre-employment checks in line with CQC and NHS England statutory guidance.
Make sure to read the ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application and make sure you know everything there is to know before joining our fantastic trust!
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Please note that it is a requirement of this Trust that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certification if a DBS check is required for the post. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
- General education
- A sound knowledge of Portering and security procedures, and the ability to follow procedures to ensure effective and efficient security systems.
- A recognised qualification issued by the Security Industry Authority, will, if not currently held, be expected to be worked towards and gained within 12 months of appointment.
Further details / informal visits contact
- Adrian McLean
- Job title
- Email address
- [email protected]