We are recruiting SIA Licensed Security Hosts to join our Security Team to work at Edinburgh Playhouse – the UK’s Largest all seated theatre.

This is a great opportunity for the correct individuals to work at the Playhouse and work alongside a dynamic and experienced Management and Supervision team.


Candidates must hold a valid SIA License in Door Supervision.


Ideal candidates must be over 18 with a friendly and outgoing approach, be presentable and have excellent communication skills, which should include written English. 


Shifts will be predominantly weekends and midweek shifts so a degree of flexibility is required.


Duties would include: 

  • Entry screening
  • Searching of patrons
  • Dealing with incidents
  • Carrying out ejections
  • Public information
  • Directional information
  • Carrying out safety patrols

Experience is preferred but not essential as you will receive an in-depth Company Induction and your first shift will include shadowing an existing team member.


Continued professional development is also a key focus within the company, with the below training courses being offered FREE of Charge:

  • First Aid at Work
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Fire Marshal Training
  • British Sign Language
  • Hostile Awareness Training
  • Pyrotechnic Awareness

Our branded uniform will be provided, as our staff presentation and professional standards are one of our company’s key values.


Starting Rate of Pay: £12.10 per hour (paid weekly)


Company Benefits:


  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Pension Scheme Enrolment
  • FREE Training
  • Career Progression

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