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Position Title: Hospital Security Officer
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): Part (0.9 FTE) and Full time (1.0 FTE)
Date Posted: 12/06/2019
Application Closing Date: 14/06/2019 11PM
Job #: 058836
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Hospital Security Officer 

  • Permanent, full time role, 1.0 FTE (80 minimum of 80 hours per fortnight) and one part time role, 0.9 FTE (minimum 72 hours per fortnight)
  • Hospital environment offering great variety in your work day
  • Friendly and dedicated team


About the Southern DHB
The Southern DHB has the largest regional coverage of all the New Zealand Health Boards, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities across a huge geographical area. We take pride in all the services we provide and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. Our customers – patients, staff and communities - are at the forefront of everything we do.

About the Team
As part of our busy Security Team you will be involved in a number of different duties such as routine patrols, report writing, welfare checks, managing upset and potentially aggressive people, and ensuring the overall security of our buildings. Having a variety of duties throughout keeps the job exciting and our loyal team happy. 

About the Role – what’s in it for me? 
As previously mentioned you will get to join our busy and loyal Security Team. You will be given a smart uniform to wear with pride to show you’re part of our well-presented team. We provide training in de-escalation techniques.

Shifts will be on a rostered basis and fall 7 days a week and you will need to have the flexibility to cover a variety of shifts.

About You
As a conscientious and trustworthy individual, you will remain calm in stressful situations, and enjoy interacting with the public. You will need to have an approachable manner and excellent communication skills. 

You must also have a clean current full driver’s licence to be considered for this role.

The Southern district offers the benefits of excellent amenities, first class primary through to tertiary education, affordable housing and outstanding recreational opportunities.  Whether it surfing, kayaking or sailing; skiing, hunting or fishing; theatre, live-music or art – there’s literally something for everyone. Check out for what the region and we can offer you and your whanau.

Closing Date: 14th June 2019

For further information please contact Sam Cunningham, Recruitment Advisor – Corporate & Women’s health Directorates. Phone: (03) 213 5427 or Email:  


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