Security Officer

Do you want to work for an organisation whose aim is to enrich lives and strengthen communities?  If so, Enable is recruiting a Security Officer to support our Events Team.

Location: Wandsworth
Contract Type:
Permanent, Full-Time
Closing date: 31 May 2022

Ref: EV021

Reporting to the Venues Manger, the Security Officer will be to ensure safety for all that are attending a venue and the delivery of exceptional customer service. Working in accordance with the regulations, processes, and procedures and under the direction of the event lead and ensure the safety and security of the premises is maintained as well as protecting its employees, assets, and its visitors at all times.  

All our staff are required to deliver the highest levels of visitor service which consistently demonstrates Enable’s  core values of Integrity, Vigilance and Helpfulness.  

This role will include early mornings and late nights, as well as weekend work on a rota basis. The security officer will also be responsible for ensuring that health and safety procedures are adhered to when on site, and will be tasked with managing guests as they enter and leave the venues.  

The Events Team are a very busy, creative, tight knit group of vibrant professionals who strive to challenge and innovate wherever we can. We are a team of “yes” people who work tirelessly to deliver our events to the highest standard and pride ourselves on going the extra mile. We are a supportive team and have a flexible and collaborative approach to our work. 


Enable has committed to be the best employer it can be.  Supporting, nurturing and developing all staff is a key strategic aim of the organisation and this is reflected in everything we do.  Along with a competitive salary, we offer a supportive environment for personal and professional growth and development which is demonstrated through;

  • 30 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Free Gym membership
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Ongoing training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly Office Fruit baskets
  • ‘Staff Treats’ discount vouchers with known high street brands
  • Regular social events
  • Weekly Wellbeing hour

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. We anticipate a high volume of interest in this post and reserve the right to close this role early if we find the right candidate, so encourage you to apply early.

Diversity is valued at Enable and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at

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Events Operations 

  • Supporting the events team in managing the safety and security  of weddings and functions and any other events delivered by the Events Team 
  • Patrol premises regularly to maintain order and establish presence 
  • Monitor and authorize entrance of vehicles or people in the event site 
  • Secure all exits, doors and windows after end of events  
  • Supporting the events team with any additional tasks that ensure the successful running of events 
  • Having comprehensive knowledge of the venues including any restrictions, rules or limitations and are able to communicate these to clients, guests and suppliers 
  • Early mornings will involve managing and co-ordinating suppliers to ensure that they adhere to park rules and set up in a safe, secure and timely manner  
  • Late nights will involve managing guests to ensure that they leave the venue safely, whilst also co-ordinating and overseeing suppliers who are breaking down equipment 
  • Coordinating safe traffic management of suppliers and guest vehicles whist in the park 
  • Valid SIA Door Supervisor License (minimum) 
  • Experience of working within the Security Industry 
  • Experience working in outdoor and/ or indoor security environments 
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills 
  • A positive attitude  
  • Strong decision-making skills 
  • Excellent time management skills  
  • Ability to remain calm and alert under pressure and during emergencies 
  • Willingness to learn and to complete essential training 
  • Hold a full manual UK driving licence 
  • Will be work weekends, early mornings, and late nights on a rota basis 

Why should you join Enable Leisure and Culture?

  • 30 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour

Please read the Job Description and then apply online. If you have any problems with the online service please email 

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