We are working with an NHS organisation to appoint a Security Manager. The post is based in the northwest and has an hourly rate of £29.52 inside IR35 (Through an Umbrella Solution).
The post holder will act as the organisation’s security lead, ensuring that security issues relating to the organisation are dealt with in a professional and timely manner, giving appropriate advice, making sound judgements, and making referrals in line with national and local legislations and policy.
Key responsibilities will include:Lead specialist supporting the organisation in delivering an environment that is safe and secure for patients, service users, carers, relatives and NHS staff, NHS property & assets and hazardous materials in relation to security, violence, and aggression;Develop, review, and update all security related policies;Ensure the organisation meets CQC standards relating to security and the management of violence and aggression;Establish training needs for staff in high-risk areas and develop & deliver suitable training e.g., Conflict Resolution, Restraint reduction techniques;Provide expert advice and support to Estates and Facilities Capital projects relating to Security;Lead the NHSLA Risk Management Standards for Security Risk Assessments, Lone Worker and Violence and Aggression;Liaise with the Emergency Preparedness Manager and support the security lockdown procedures required under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004;Develop a robust and effective data filing and control system for risk assessments, action plans, works procurement and monitoring;Managed delegated budgets relating to security management, check, and code invoices each month for sign off by senior management;Ensure all staff are compliant with their mandatory and essential training;Shall identify, assess, and evaluate fire security risks and ensure these are reported through the appropriate systems with robust action plans to mitigate risk;Will be required to thoroughly investigate the nature, cause and extent of significant security incidents and provide comprehensive data and reports where required;Lead on the implementation and compliance for specific sections of quality standards (CQC, NHSLA standards).
The ideal candidate will have:Security management qualification and / or equivalent experience;Significant experience of Security Management;Ability to implement appropriate security legislation and identify the implications for the organisation;Knowledge of relevant codes of practice and Data Protection Act;Ability to communicate in a variety of settings to achieve cooperation and influence others;Ability to work with sensitivity and tact.
If you are interested in the role, please contact Donna Larder on 0161 241 9674 and send a copy of your updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org along with your availability and rate.