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 Cape.

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.

Inquiries: 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 2020