Matchday Safeguarding Officer

  • Stoke City FC
  • Stoke-on-Trent, UK
  • 24 Nov, 2021
Matchday Premier League Safeguarding Stadia & Operations

Job Description

Stoke City Football Club of the English Football League is looking for Matchday Safeguarding Officers to support its matchday operations at the bet365 Stadium. 

Reporting to the Head of Safeguarding, as a Matchday Safeguarding Officer for the Club you will be the first point of contact for staff, volunteers, parents, children and young people with regards to the welfare of vulnerable groups. You will act as a key promoter for safeguarding within the Club and assist with the implementation of all safeguarding policies and procedures. This includes but is not limited to liaising with the Head of Safeguarding on all concerns raised and implementing the Club’s reporting and recording procedures.

The successful applicant will display a friendly and confident personality, will have good spoken communication skills along with keen attention to detail, and will make themselves visible and approachable on a matchday.

Previous safeguarding experience is desirable.

The ideal candidate will be available to work evenings and weekends to cover matchday fixtures and other adhoc events at the bet365 Stadium. 

Positions will be offered on a casual and intermittent basis. All relevant training will be provided.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults at risk and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks and DBS checks at the appropriate level will be obtained prior to employment commencing.

Closing date for applications is 6th December 2021.

Interviews will take place week commencing 13th December 2021.