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Health and Safety Lead

Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, commonly known as Wolves, is a professional association football club based in Wolverhampton, England.

23 Jun 2022
Full Time
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

Job purpose

To be responsible for the monitoring, implementation and maintenance of the Health, Safety & Security arrangements across all business activities in accordance with legislative and regulatory requirements, to enable all activities to take place in a safe and controlled environment.

Key responsibilities

  • To provide a visible and proactive H&S presence in all areas
  • To provide competent Health and Safety advice and support across the club
  • To encourage and promote a positive H&S culture and to assist with consultation and engagement requirements
  • To investigate H&S incidents, prepare reports and advise on potential corrective actions
  • To carry out risk assessments and propose additional controls for any hazards identified
  • Carry out H&S audits across all departments to help drive continuous improvement
  • Delivery of H&S training
  • Assist with the planning, preparation and implementation of events

General responsibilities

  • Compliance with Club policies
  • Compliance with the Club’s health and safety procedures
  • Compliance with the Club’s safeguarding policies
  • To promote the Club’s values
  • To work consistently to embed equality & diversity into the Club
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably expected
  • To maintain professional conduct at all times


  • This role carries a specific safeguarding responsibility. This means that the post-holder is required to apply all relevant policies and uphold the Club’s commitment to safeguarding vulnerable people.

Key relationships

  • Safety and Security Manager Operations
  • Heads of Department
  • Facilities Staff

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How To Apply

Please complete our application form and diversity monitoring form, then return via 'Apply Now'

Please include the job reference code in the subject line, unless otherwise stated on the advert.

Please note, we reserve the right to close any advertised vacancy before the stated closing date. We recommend applying to our vacancies early, to avoid any disappointment.

For safeguarding reasons, we are unable to progress candidates who have not applied with our application form. Thank you.

Application Form

Diversity Monitoring Form

Equality Policy

The aim of the Equality Policy is to promote our own equality objectives and in doing so, help to ensure everyone is treated fairly and with respect. The Club's commitment is to promote inclusion and to confront and eliminate discrimination. The policy can be found here.

Wolves is committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We will consider applications solely on the basis of merit regardless of gender, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, political or religious belief, background or family circumstances. All candidates are encouraged to complete a diversity monitoring form to help us achieve our equality objectives.

Wolves are proud to be a member and founding signatory of The FA Football Leadership Diversity Code.

Additional Information

Full Time
Job Type
Sports Science & Medicine

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