Posted on 22nd January 2019

SIA Door Supervisor – £12.00ph

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £12.00p/h

Vespasian Security is recruiting friendly and professional SIA Door Supervisors for our portfolio of licensed premises in Portsmouth.

Operating all year round these premises are loyal clients of the company who have exacting standards and high expectations of the service that Vespasian provide them. Successful candidates will be offered a regular position amongst Vespasian’s highly sought after Southsea Team.

Vespasian guarantees a minimum shift length of five hours at weekend and pay a minimum of £11.50ph PAYE. Each team member earns holiday pay per hour on top of this hourly rate which is paid on holidays dates requested by the team member.

Vespasian also operates a pension scheme to which all team members have access.

Vespasian endeavours to offer the best employment package for SIA Door Supervisors in the region. This is reflected in the pay rate, the benefits and the team camaraderie.

What will you get when you join the Vespasian team:

• A uniform pack including – jacket (your choice of softshell or all-weather), polo shirts, COVID PPE masks, licence armband, security officer notebook, company pin badge, high-visibility vest
• Paid holiday hours
• Monthly pay on a PAYE basis
• Company pension
• Free access to online Counter Terrorism training
• Access to heavily discounted training via our sister company, Broadside Training.

If you want to be part of something great as well as having the opportunity to work on many other deployments across Vespasian’s portfolio of clients in areas such as Facilities Security, Retail Security and Crowd management then contact us now.

Depending on position, applicants will either be responsible to an area Supervisor, Team Leader or directly to a Senior Operations Manager.

The SIA Door Supervisor role involves:

  • Working as part of a team
  • Meeting and greeting customers
  • Control of entry
  • Patrolling
  • Monitoring crowds for signs of stress or conflict
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Physical intervention (when necessary)
  • Recording incidents
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Communication with colleagues via radio
  • Dealing with customer queries and complaints

The position requires applicants to demonstrate a number of key skills:

  • Customer care skills
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Hold an SIA Licence in Door Supervision or Close Protection
  • Be a team player

In return Vespasian Security Ltd will offer you:

  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Opportunities for promotion
  • Ongoing training opportunities
  • Planned personal development and key life skills
Apply Now


  • Andy Denny

    We have never worked with a contractor from ANY area of the festival who is so dedicated to providing a first class service.


  • Nick Byrne

    Glad to see some friendly faces. When security greet you with a smile and a friendly hello, it’s hard not to give back and treat them with respect. Starting exchanges on the right foot makes a difference. Glad to see a security team that give the impression that they’re on ‘our’ side.

    Festival Customer

  • Ben Miles

    Vespasian has been with us from the start and we work well together as a team. We meet regularly to discuss service provision and they are flexible enough to meet our changing needs. Their expertise and experience of the industry have been invaluable to us and to the success of our venue.

    Little Johnny Russells

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Vespasian Security Ltd. holds SIA approved Contractor Status for the provision of Door Supervision and Security Guarding services.