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SIA Door Supervisor (Bars and Clubs)

Showsec is presently seeking additional SIA Door Supervisors with experience of working at bars and clubs.

Join our team and play a crucial role as the Manchester night time economy returns!

Naturally you’ll need to be available to work on Friday and Saturday evenings but we also have plenty of work at other times of the week. Whether you’re looking for 1 shift or 5 shifts per week (or anything in between) we’d love to hear from you.

In addition to local work with Showsec you will have the opportunity to work at venues and events further afield if you are willing and able to do so! From the highlands of Scotland to the south coast you will have access to amazing opportunities at major events and festivals across the UK.

About Showsec…

Showsec is an award-winning venue and event security specialist dedicated to achieving excellence in crowd management.

Our services help organisers to create safe event environments and give audiences positive experiences.

Based on core commitments to safety and customer service, YOU could be joining our team of skilled professionals in servicing thousands of live events at over 450 venues every year, managing the safety of over 25 million people.

APPLY NOW to start your Showsec journey!

Please note:-

  1. You will need a valid in date SIA door supervisor licence
  2. You will be required to undertake a video interview. Please only apply for this role if you are willing to participate in a video interview.

What you will be doing

  • Screening a person’s suitability to enter an event or venue
  • Searching for and preventing unauthorised or illegal items from entering the premises
  • Responding to incidents as they occur
  • Ejecting individuals from a venue, event or designated area
  • Maintaining security by guarding property and/or equipment
  • Managing queues of people
  • Assisting in any emergency procedures
  • Ensuring any venue policies and procedures are upheld and maintained
  • Monitoring for compliance of any COVID related policies

What Showsec can offer you

  • A rate of pay of up to £10.51 per hour inclusive of indicative holiday pay of £1.13 per hour. It is indicative because holiday pay is accrued at 12.07% for every hour worked, but calculated in accordance with your average hourly rate over the previous 52 weeks
  • The opportunity to join our casual staff pension scheme
  • Plenty of shift availability
  • Flexibility to choose your own shifts and work around your existing commitments
  • Access to fully-funded industry-leading training modules and courses
  • A fantastic working team and culture to enjoy
  • Regular monthly pay by BACS into your account
  • An online portal to plan your shifts and access to our team communications platform 24 hours a day
  • Plenty of career progression opportunities – we value development!

What we need from you

  • A valid in-date SIA Door Supervisor licence
  • A successful Showsec SIA Door Supervisor has fantastic customer facing skills – attitude is everything
  • The ability to handle confrontation – remaining professional in these situations is important!
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Resiliance

Vacancy Details

  • PAY: Up to £10.51 per hour (inclusive of indicative holiday pay of £1.13 per hour – see below)
  • LOCATION: Manchester
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Need help? Call us on 0333 005 9555

Showsec is an equal opportunities employer committed to creating and celebrating an inclusive environment.

Successful candidates will be subject to pre-engagement checks, training and screening in line with BS7858 standards.

SIA Licensed Roles: The role requires applicants to be 18 or over to hold an SIA licence, therefore we are unable to consider applicants under the age of 18 years.

Non-SIA Licensed Roles: Due to the restriction of working hours and shift times our clients require our services, and the legislation in place to protect young workers, we may not be able to consider applicants under the age of 18 years.


We are only able to accept applicants who are eligible to work in the UK.

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