Position Details
Reference Number 37590
Position Title Security Officer
Employment Type Casual, Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About the Role

Western Health seeks Security Industry Professionals who wish to join a dynamic team at the forefront of providing a safe and secure environment for patients, staff and visitors.

We are seeking part time and casual Security Officers with 24/7 availability to work across our sites at Sunshine, Footscray & Williamstown Hospitals.

Interacting with a culturally diverse range of customers you will be able to demonstrate the Western Health values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence & Safety. In effect you will deliver a safe and secure environment for our patients, staff and visitors.

In order to be successful, you will have:

  • Successfully completed Certificate II Security Guard / Crowd Controller and hold, at minimum, a Victorian Security Guard (unarmed) category licence
  • A current Working with Children Check - Employee Status
  • A current Workplace First Aid Certificate
  • A current Drivers Licence
  • Current knowledge of Victorian legislation relevant to your role as a Security Officer
  • Current knowledge of emergency equipment such as Fire Extinguishers
  • The ability to focus on customer service when dealing with staff, patients and visitors
  • A strong personal work ethic, initiative and service orientation
  • A courteous and professional manner
  • Demonstrated skills in communicating effectively with people
  • A willingness to work under the direction of nursing employees and Management
  • An ability to work as a team member in a multidisciplinary environment
  • An ability to work in a self-directed manner and prioritise workload
  • English literacy and numeracy skills in line with the competency requirements for
  • Certificate II Security Guarding
  • Ability to maintain accurate and concise documentation
  • A high level of physical fitness and personal presentation
  • Competence in operation of PCs and the ability to use the Outlook, Word, Excel programs


  • Previous experience in a healthcare environment
  • Previous experience with Security Systems (CCTV and Access Control)
  • Previous experience with Emergency Equipment (Fire Panel)
  • Multi-Lingual

About Us

Our workforce of over 11,000 employees are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES). We value our people and provide them the opportunity to grow and develop.  Our teams are friendly and supportive, ensuring we deliver a safe, person-centred and connected patient experience.
Western Health is in a period of rapid growth. Our services comprise of four acute public hospitals: Footscray Hospital, Sunshine Hospital (including Joan Kirner Women's and Children's), Williamstown Hospital and Bacchus Marsh & Melton Hospital. We also operate Sunbury Day Hospital, Grant Lodge Residential Aged Care, as well as community health centres in Melton, Caroline Springs and Bacchus Marsh and a range of mental health and community-based services. We care for a diverse community of more than 1 million people with complex care needs ranging from Neonates to Geriatrics.

Our employees enjoy a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Professional development support
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Work-life balance

Western Health is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting and retaining diversity in our workforce. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Western Health is committed to providing a safe environment for the children and young people who are involved in our services, sites and operations. We follow and abide by all legislative requirements to keep children and young people safe.

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance (including evidence of COVID 19 vaccination) and (if applicable) a Working with Children’s Check.

Western Health do not accept unsolicited resumes/applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Peter Medancic
Contact Number 0421 280 493
Alternate Contact Person Chris Norman
Alternate Contact Number
Alternate Contact Mobile Number 0402544134
Closing Date 22/02/2024
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