North London Forensic Service is a Specialist Service located at Chase Farm site. The Service provides care and treatment for patients that are suffering with a mental illness, and are detained under the Mental Health Act and of the Ministry of Justice. The post holder will be part of a strong security team who work together to support all non-clinical and clinical aspects within the Forensic Service. The post holder will be required to work independently and as part of a team. They will undertake routine duties following departmental guidelines, but must be able to use initiative when necessary.
The Successful applicant will join a 15 strong Security team within the specialist service line. We are seeking a dynamic, well organised, and proactive security worker. You will need working knowledge of visitor management booking systems, other I.T equipment knowledge. You should possess excellent communication skills, and the ability to use initiative to resolve basic queries relating to the service, and be a true team player. To have the ability to work in a challenging environment where clients present with distressing demanding behaviours.
A reasonable understanding of Physical Security, access control, CCTV monitoring, have an understanding of Security Awareness, and the principles that are involved., and a security back ground would be of benefit
You will need to be a team player with the necessary skills to provide a high quality security service. If you enjoy working as part of a dedicated team, have a flexible approach and a professional attitude, and meet the requirements of the person specification we would like to hear from you.
BEHMHT is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health (MH) and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million. In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.
Please kindly refer to the job description and person specification that is attached to the vacancy profile.
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.