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Security Officer

Hospital Security Officer

Monash Medical Centre/Monash Children’s Hospital, Clayton

About us

Monash Health provides access to public health services for over 1.3 million residents or 24 per cent of Victoria’s population.  We also fulfil a wider official specialist role for greater Melbourne, regional Victoria and interstate, and we have extensive university affiliations.

More than 16,000 staff work at more than 40 care locations.  We now have a number of opportunities for experienced Security Officers to join us.  Working with a growing team, you’ll be working in Victoria’s largest public health service, with a great opportunity to further develop your skills.   

About the role

Our high quality security service is designed to ensure a safe environment for everyone who enters or visits our hospitals.  Your responsibilities will be varied and you’ll work closely with other employees, patients and visitors.   When required, you’ll provide Patient and Visitor Aggression response, which may include Restraint.  While you’ll generally be rostered at the new Monash Children’s Hospital, you may be required to assist in emergency situations at the adjacent Monash Medical Centre. 

All our Security Officers participate in a seven day rotating roster and these roles will commence in mid-March 2017.

About You

Some of the things we’d like to see on your application include:

  • Previous experience as a Security Officer, ideally within a hospital environment;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current emergency response including the operation of fire panels, OWS and EWIS panels;
  • Proven ability to negotiate and resolve conflict situations;
  • Your commitment to provide great customer service, whether working independently or as part of a team; and
  • Good written communication skills to enable you to prepare incident and other reports to meet Police and legal requirements.

Please also let us know in your application whether you’re interested in a Permanent or Casual role (or either).

What you need to have

  • Current Victorian Security Guard and Crowd Controller Licence
  • Certificate III in Security Operations Unarmed Guarding and Crowd Control or Certificate II – Unarmed Guard and Crowd Control
  • Current Working with Children’s Check (or application in progress)
  • Current open or provisional Victorian Drivers Licence

What’s in it for you

  • Exposure to two of Victoria’s largest and busiest hospitals, working with our exceptional healthcare staff 
  • Satisfaction from contributing to ensuring a safe hospital environment
  • Benefits including salary packaging options to increase your take-home pay, access to staff parking, on site Gym, uniform and Employee Assistance Program

Things you need to know 

Monash Health recognises the value of equal employment opportunity and is committed to promoting fairness, equity and diversity in the workplace.  Any offer of employment will be confirmed on the successful outcome of a Police Check and Working with Children’s Check. Contact number is during working hours 9AM-4PM

Date Posted
Security & Protective Services
Clayton, VIC 3168
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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