Advocates

CBHC Safety and Security Aid

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
Minimum Education Required
High School Diploma/GED
Job ID
2022-8463
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

*Hourly Rate: $18-$21*

 

The Safety and Security Aide assists, monitors, and responds to security needs within the Community Behavioral Health Centers (CBHC). The Security and Safety Aide will focus on monitoring the building, ensuring the safety of members, and protecting the organization's property, assets, and people.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Minimum Education Required

High School Diploma/GED

Responsibilities

Facility Security

  • Perform regular security checks of the buildings (rounds), checking doors, bathrooms, being alert to hazards, watching for theft, vandalism or any other potential risks, and fixed station monitoring.
  • Secure premises, and personnel, both internal and external to the building.
  • Provide direct response to disruptions, outbursts, and any demonstrative behavior.
  • Perform personal/electronic surveillance, inspect buildings, equipment, parking lots and access points.
  • Oversee control of entry and exit to the clinic’s premises and safeguard facilities, equipment, materials, and employee property.
  • Respond to exit door alarms and security alarms
  • Monitor pedestrian walkways and parking lots ensuring safety, traffic direction, and parking enforcement, control visitor access and employee building access.
  • Respond to requests for safety/security assistance from employees and visitors.
  • Respond to requests for entry to locked facilities.
  • Monitor closed-circuit TV cameras (CCTV) and monitor alarms.
  • Respond to any emergencies.

 

Public Safety Assistance

  • Prevent losses and damage by reporting irregularities.
  • Provide First Aid/CPR, as needed.
  • Dispatch and assist police officers and EMTs.
  • Maintain logs, monitor alarms, CCTVs, and communicate feedback
  • Provide transportation assistance when necessary.

Policy Enforcement

  • Inform violators of CBHC policy and procedures.
  • Enforce CBHC policies related to no smoking, door access, and badge monitoring.

Reporting and Departmental Support Requirements

  • Complete incident and daily reports.
  • Provide administrative and/or clerical support.

Other

  • Adhere to all principles related to the Advocates Way.
  • Follow Advocates’ Performance Standards.

Qualifications

  • HS diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to an operational and insured automobile.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with employees, members and visitors
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid and Safety Care certification within three months of hire
  • Strongly prefer that a candidate will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Commitment to Advocates’ values and mission.
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced, team atmosphere.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing and ability to use good judgment
  • Ability to use computer. Working knowledge of MS Office

 

 

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

 

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

 

Keywords: CBHC, Community Behavioral Health Center

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