Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R122 595 per annum
CENTRE : Lentegeur Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate
(GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Registration with a professional council: Registration
with the Security Board of South Africa for 2006 in terms of the Security Industry
Regulations Act (Act 56 of 2001) PSIRA. Experience: Appropriate experience
as a Security Officer in a Psychiatric environment. Inherent requirements of the
job: Willingness to work shifts, public holidays, weekends, and to be rotated.
Perform delegated duties in all units on a rotation basis. Competencies
(knowledge/skills): A genuine interest to work in Psychiatric and Forensic units.
A strong sense of responsibility and the ability to function independently in
challenging situations. Knowledge of Management of aggression and violence.
Self-discipline, self-motivated and the ability to work under pressure. Good
listening, writing reports, conflict and group handling skills. Good
Communication in at least two of the three official languages of the Western
DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Access/Egress control also Escort patients on/off
hospital premises. Assistance to personnel with the handling of
aggressive/violent and uncontrolled patients. Delivery of a supportive security
service to allocated areas with the aim to prevent injuries, abscondment of
patients, litigation and adverse incidents. Effective application of service
delivery and efficient support to the Operational Manager. Control/monitor
surveillance cameras to identify and prevent any unlawful entry, suspicious,
dangerous objects and adverse incidents. Reporting and recording of all
incidents/patient movements/patient related activities.
ENQUIRIES : Ms JJ King/B McKay, Tel No: (021) 370-123 / 1248
APPLICATION : The Chief Executive Officer: Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital Ward 2, c/o
Highlands and AZ Berman Drive, Mitchel Plain, 7785.
CLOSING DATE : 12 June 2020SECURITY OFFICER