Matchday Safety Stewards at Sunderland AFC

Sunderland Association Football Club

Job Vacancy: Matchday Safety Stewards at Sunderland AFC

Sunderland AFC are currently looking to recruit highly motivated and enthusiastic matchday Safety Stewards for the prestigious Stadium of Light.

The role is for matchdays (which can be either a weekend or an evening) so could be balanced with your main job or other commitments and will be primarily focused on safety and customer care. No formal experience is necessary as full training is provided.

Successful applicants must be able to attend the initial training program and complete the relevant Level 2 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management (as a minimum). Applicants are advised that the role requires a degree of physical fitness to include climbing access stairs and walking along seating decks. Additionally, the Safety Steward is required to either sit on a low-level stool or stand for a minimum period of 5 hours per match, depending upon their allocated location within the Stadium.


The successful applicants will have a mature attitude, excellent communication skills and be IT literate.
If you have previous stewarding experience and/or the Level 2 Diploma in Spectator Safety Management or are interested in applying based on the above information, please complete the application form and return by e mail to

If your application is successful, you will be contacted for an interview which will take place at the Stadium of Light on a date to be confirmed. Please note that this position may be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Check and you must be able to verify that you are eligible for work in the UK.

Equal Opportunities

Sunderland AFC is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to a policy of treating all employees and job applicants equally.
Our aim is that all colleagues should be able to work in an environment free from discrimination, harassment and bullying.

Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults

Sunderland AFC recognise that the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults is of paramount importance within the organisation. Sunderland AFC owes a duty of care to safeguard all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities as organised by the football club. Sunderland AFC will ensure that safety and protection is given to all children and vulnerable adults involved in activities through adherence to the Safeguarding guidelines adopted by the Club.

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