Position Details
Reference Number 31547
Position Title Security Officer
Employment Type Casual, Permanent Part Time
Location Western Health
Position Summary

About Us

Western Health manages three acute public hospitals: Footscray, Sunshine and Williamstown Hospital. It also operates the Sunbury Day Hospital, Transition Care at Hazeldean and a range of community based services. We care for a culturally diverse population of more than 800,000 people. We have more than 6,700 employees who are driven by our values of ‘Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Safety’ (CARES).

Our continued growth will see the completion of a new purpose built, multi-storey Joan Kirner Women's and Children's Hospital.

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 Casual and Part Time 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


We offer a wide range of benefits such as:

  • Work-life balance
  • Professional development and career advancement opportunities
  • Salary packaging including novated vehicle leasing
  • Discounted Onsite car parking
  • Onsite fitness clubs
  • Culturally safe and respectful environment
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program


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

All appointments are made subject to a satisfactory Police Record Check, an Immunisation status clearance and (if applicable) a working with children’s check.

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

Selection Criteria
Contact Person Danni Meier
Contact Number 0410568334
Closing Date 22/01/2020
Position Description Security Officer - POSITION DESCRIPTION.pdf
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