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VACANCY | Stadium Security Guard

30 June 2021

The Main Purpose of the role:


  • To be aware of and ensure compliance with all aspects of policies and relevant legal and regulatory requirements as directed by the Stadium Manager and in accordance with UK Law and Guidance bodies.
  • Fully and satisfactorily complete all the tasks and duties on site as defined.
  • Proactively refer to and review the published Assignment Instructions, thus familiarising oneself with any changes in order to suggest additional amendments.
  • Follow instructions and procedures appropriately without unnecessarily challenging authority
  • Work in a systematic, methodology and orderly way.
  • Complete all required competency onsite training.




  • Look out for, and to immediately report, any Health & Safety hazards, or potential hazards, on site.
  • You will be the first point of call for any lost/missing children and are responsible for following the lost child procedure to initiate a successful reunion.
  • To be a visible presence and deterrent on site, to increase the sense of safety for all guests visiting the stadium.
  • Ensure you are fulfilling all licensing objectives.
  • You are responsible for completing thorough searches of all guest’s personal belongings as they enter Site.
  • Stay alert to any threats or changes within the work environment in order to take the appropriate action to reduce the chance of disruption, loss or damage.
  • Use common sense and initiative by immediately involving others if a situation appears to become threatening.
  • To maintain professional conduct in the face of difficult situations and challenging customers
  • Complete an accurate, detailed report as soon as possible after any incident, which can then be used as part of the Incident Report process.


The above list is not exhaustive, due to the business needs individuals may be required to carry out additional duties.


Person Specification





Ø Experience working events and venues.

Ø Ability to communicate in both standard and event operations.


·         Safeguarding, Anti-discrimination and Counter terrorism knowledge


Skills and Abilities

Ø Ability to stay calm and collected at all times.

Ø Clear and concise communications.

Ø Ability to multitask.

Ø Be approachable and confident to act in difficult situations.



Ø Willing to work towards NVQ Level 2 in Spectator Safety

Ø Hold a Valid SIA Door Supervisor License

Ø  NVQ Level 2 in Spectator Safety

Ø  First Aid Trained

Ø  Fire Marshal Trained

Ø  Valid SIA CCTV License

Personal Qualities

Ø High energy

Ø Positive with a “can do” attitude

Ø Team player who enjoys working in a high achieving environment

Ø A commitment to delivering the best

Ø High degree of self-motivation and capable of working under pressure when necessary with no compromise on accuracy.

Ø Willingness to develop within the role.

Ø Must be flexible to cover over 7 days and late-night events due to the nature of this role.

Ø Smart, customer focused and well-groomed.



Please complete the application form that can be found on the Club website and return as requested as an upload to Indeed along with your CV and covering letter stating their suitability for the role.


Unfortunately, your application may not be processed without a completed application form being returned to the Club.  apply via Indeed.




Rotherham United takes safeguarding very seriously and is committed to ensuring that all children and adults at risk are safeguarded at all times when engaging in Club activities or services. The club has numerous safeguarding policies and best practice guidelines to support this and expects all employees to adopt such policies and practices at all times.


The club adheres to strict guidelines, policies and procedures when recruiting staff who work with children and/or adults at risk and is committed to ensuring staff receive appropriate safeguarding training suitable to their role/s. Successful applicants are expected to share the club’s approach to safeguarding at all times.


Equal Opportunities:


The post holder’s duties must be carried out in compliance with the Club’s Equal Opportunities Policy, with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and subsequent Health and Safety Legislation.


Rotherham United is an equal opportunities employer and a signatory to the new FA Football Leadership Diversity Code and all applicants for employment will be given equal opportunities irrespective of sex, age, race, religion or belief, marriage or civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic or national origin.


These duties and responsibilities should be regarded as neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other reasonably determined duties and responsibilities within Rotherham United Football Club, commensurate with the post without changing the character of the post. This post requires a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) enhanced Criminal Records Check (CRC) check with a barred list check. The applicant must be prepared to submit a CRC application if they do not hold and FA CRC Certificate. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974). Information on all convictions including spent convictions must be declared, in line with the new Government Filtering System.


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Employment is subject to the provision of proof of eligibility to work in the UK.


COVID-19 considerations:

Masks must be worn on site and Covid 19 protocols must be followed

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