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.

Ideal candidates must be over 18 with a friendly and outgoing approach, be presentable and have excellent communication skills, which should include written English. The shifts will be your preference of either days, nights or weekends although 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
  • 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:


£11.30 per hour (paid weekly)


Company Benefits:


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

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