Local Security Management Specialist Officer

Your World Healthcare
Up to £10,000
20 Nov 2020
25 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Local Security Management Specialist Officer

Sector: Healthcare

Location: Runwell, Wickford

Duration: 12 Weeks potentially longer

Pay: £17.00 PAYE Inclusive - £21.00 Umbrella

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of temporary role: Expected to end of Jan 2021 and likely to be longer

Working days and hours: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday

Duties Include
  • Undertake duties of an LSMS advisor in accordance with the Trust LSMSworkplan including measures to tackle violence and general security management measures, and any subsequent advice or guidance issued by relevant bodies.
  • Support the establishment of the security and risk management framework within the Trust.
  • Support the implementation of organisational resilience policies and plans.
  • Ensure that all NHS security management work is carried out within a professional and ethical framework as provided by (the former) NHS Protect.
  • To provide regular written reports as directed by the Accredited LSMS or Head of Risk Management to appropriate committees within the Organisations on a regular basis. Including a detailed trend analysis of data provided by the risk management data system.
  • To ensure that all security management work is carried out within a professional and ethical framework developed.
  • To support the development of policy and procedures to encourage a culture where violence, abuse and security related incidents are openly reported and acted on across the Trust.
  • To advise on all new legislation and initiatives related to security and violence including implications for the Trust and develop the necessary implementation plans.
  • To be aware of the complex reasons for violence within services and participate in strategic planning to promote a change in culture.
  • To identify and implement initiatives for reducing levels of violence and security related incidents.
  • To actively support staff who have been victims of violence including, advice on incident and police reporting, levels of expectation, guidance on criminal proceedings, police liaison, advice on Criminal Injury Compensation Authority Claims, complaints and appeals processes.
  • To ensure that appropriate steps are taken to create a pro-security culture within the Trust so that staff and patients accept responsibility for this issue and ensure that where security incidents/breaches occur that they are detected and reported.
  • To support the review of investigations and carry out Serious Incident investigations and make recommendations for improvements on request and as directed.

Skills and Experience:
  • Relevant experience working in a similar position of working in the Health & Safety field, within an NHS setting Experience of management of violence issues within a mental health setting services and related training
  • Relevant experience in risk management work
  • Development and implementation of successful training and development programmes
  • Evidence of undertaking management of national and local targets
  • Evidence of undertaking work place risk assessments
  • Understanding of the national agenda relating to H&S and risk management
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data
  • Understanding the confidentiality issues in relation to risk and Health and safety