Mansfield Town FC – Safety Officer Vacancy

Mansfield Town Football Club are currently seeking a Safety Officer for the 2024/25 season to join our great team of ‘behind the scenes’ staff.

The club are progressive and the safety culture of MTFC demonstrates the importance that safety plays in all aspects of employment at the club.

The club are currently in EFL2, however promotion to EFL1 is a viable possibility this season.

Pay: £ Dependent on experience. (Applicants should express their expectations in the covering letter)

Hours: This exciting and vital role will initially be part time and will include the following responsibilities and hours:

  • Planning, preparation and delivery of all home football games and other events at The One Call Stadium, Mansfield where crowd safety is essential.  
  • 2 days per week to promote, maintain and manage the stadium SHE compliance. This includes ensuring that the club complies with all General Safety Certificate (SAG), SGSA and EFL requirements and regulations relating to crowd and stadium safety and security.

Benefits: Workplace pension, great work environment, opportunity to develop your own safety team.

Closing date:  Friday 29th March 2024

The successful candidate will have:

  • NVQ L4, or L3 and working towards L4, or an equivalent Safety Management qualification (this is essential).
  • A First Aid at Work qualification (desirable).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience working within a stadium environment in a supervisory or management role, or organisational relevance to football and the management of spectators.
  • Experience as a Safety Officer or Deputy Safety Officer at a venue with a capacity over 5000.
  • An awareness of the Green Guide.
  • An understanding of safety monitoring and reporting systems.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver briefings to safety staff.
  • Ability to prepare and deliver match reports including disciplinary reports to board members.
  • Experience of working with multi-agency stakeholders relating to safety.
  • Experience of enrolment of new staff and managing and developing a team.
  • The ability to train stadium staff in a range of stadium safety operations and appropriate trainer qualification (desirable).


Please send a CV and supporting covering letter identifying experience and current qualifications to

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at MTFC.

At Mansfield Town Football Club, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion is championed in all areas of the Club. MTFC promotes equal opportunities in employment and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We are committed to promoting employment opportunities that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

We are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented candidates and the club intends to ensure that everyone who wishes to engage with the club, whether as matchday fans, staff, players, volunteers or participants, has a real and equal opportunity to do so.

Mansfield Town Football Club is committed to safeguarding and ensuring the welfare and protection of children and vulnerable people and expects all staff to share this commitment. As such, the post holder may be subject to any background checks as required.

Safeguarding at MTFC

Mansfield Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Satisfactory reference and enhanced DBS check (if required) are required for successful applicants. Mansfield Town are required to conduct online searches as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. In particular, we expect all to:

  • To have the ability to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
  • Appreciate the significance of safeguarding and interpret this accurately for all individuals’ children, young people and vulnerable adults whatever their circumstances.
  • To have a good understanding of the safeguarding agenda and can demonstrate an ability to contribute towards a safe environment.
  • The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide information accurately.
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