The below is a job advert for Matchday Safety Stewards at Chelsea Football Club for the 2023-24 season.
Matchday Safety Steward
Job Title – Matchday Safety Steward
Location – Stamford Bridge
Hours – Sessional
All applicants must be available to attend for an interview on either Tuesday 18th July 2023 or Wednesday 19th July 2023 and also attend a Stadium Familiarisation/Induction evening on Monday 24th July 2023 which is required as part of the recruitment process.
All candidates are required to bring their Right to Work documentation to their interview. It is with regret that we will not be able interview anyone who does not bring the required documentation.
As a member of the Chelsea team you will become part of a long and proud history in the heart of iconic west London, which dates back to the club’s founding in 1905. Since that time the club has won every major domestic and international trophy, being crowned English, European and world champions in the process.
Chelsea are a club which proudly strives to be the best in everything we do, on and off the pitch, as shown by the further success of our Women’s and Academy sides, as well as the excellent work in the community undertaken by the Chelsea Foundation, while engaging with our many supporters from a wide range of backgrounds at home in the UK and around the world.
If you’re motivated and want to help us win more trophies, you’ve got a place here at Chelsea!
About the Team:
The Match Day Safety team is based at Stamford Bridge.
The team is lead by Head of Matchday Safety Chris Baker, along with operations staff Paul O’Donnell and Katie O’Donnell. Along with our Match day Stewards, we are tasked with putting on a safe event.
Within the stewards field, you could be assigned to work as a general safety steward, within hospitality or even fire safety. Whilst working with us, you will be placed on to a nationally recognised and fully accredited course in order to boost your knowledge of Event and Spectator Safety.
What We’re Looking For:
A candidate to act in accordance with the general recommendations of the Guide to Safety at Sports grounds (Green Guide) and the specific requirements of the Safety Certificate issued by the Local Authority under the Safety of Sport Ground Act 1975. You will play a key role in the event day safety team, ensuring that the Stadium provides a safe and secure environment to thousands of visitors and staff who attend through the year.
Must Haves/qualified by demonstrable experience to the level required:
• Over 18 years old.
• If applying for a Fire Steward position, experience working within the Fire Brigade. (Not applicable to general or hospitality stewards).
Nice to Haves:
• A First Aid Certificate.
• Currently hold, or working towards a Level 2 in Spectator Safety qualification.
What We Offer:
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:
At Chelsea we recognise that the diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths and we are taking positive action to ensure our existing colleagues and job applicants can fully be themselves and bring their own unique experiences and perspectives to Chelsea FC. This means giving full and fair consideration to all applicants regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.
If you need reasonable adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter, who will be able to advise and support you.
Chelsea FC and the Foundation is fully committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults at risk (vulnerable groups). We therefore require all successful applicants to complete a DBS Check prior to starting employment. Depending on the role, successful applicants may also be required to undergo other child protection screening where appropriate.