Security Officer

Location: Hutt Hospital

Contract: Permanent full and part time positions available

Salary: $41,000 to $50,000


Our Security Officers Team provide a key service ensuring that patients, staff, visitors and the DHB environment feel welcomed, safe and supported while providing assistance to health professionals, patients and staff in situations of risk.

We are currently expanding our Security Service and have several part and full time positions available for experienced security personal. 


You will need to have skills and experience in de-escalation, with a focus on supporting all DHB staff to meet the needs patients and their whānau. An increased presence of security officers across the organisation, monitoring of CCTV and proactively supporting clinical areas in de- escalation will be an essential part of this role after hours and weekends.

We are committed to providing a 24 hour, seven day a week service so you will need to be available to to work rostered and rotating shifts. 


  • Minimum 3 years security experience
  • Knowledge of legislation including mental health act, trespass act
  • Level 2 or 3 Security qualification (desirable)
  • Safe Practise Effective Communication (SPEC) or similar Training (desirable)
  • De-escalation training


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support.

Staff benefits include our newly developed staff 'Wellness Program', discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym.


Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. You can also apply and see a copy of the job description through our careers website: Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, please email our Recruitment Team and indicate the vacancy number 113952-20 and job title in the subject line.

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Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: 113952-20

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 24 January 2021