• Salary:
    Circa £45,000 DOE
  • Location:
    Basingstoke , Bristol, Christchurch
  • Vacancy type:
  • Closing Date:
    5 May 2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Health, Safety and Environment Program Specialist to join our team. Based from our offices in Basingstoke, Bristol or Dorset, you'll combine home and office working to ensure a positive work / life balance.

It's a really exciting time to join us as Sovereign have joined forces with Network Homes to form SNG (Sovereign Network Group). Together we provide over 84,000 homes and invest in communities across London and the South of England – our purpose being to provide quality affordable homes and places that people love for generations.


The Role

This is a key role that will develop and design HSE engagement programs and initiatives, as identified through HSE management system review, risk assessment and incident investigation. The role will include planning and delivering engagement programs and initiatives, whilst collaborating with key stakeholders to enable successful deployment.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading the identification of new HSE engagement programs and initiatives based on output from HSE management review, risk assessment, assurance reviews, internal audits, incident investigations and external benchmarking
  • Defining the desired outcomes and learning objectives of HSE engagement programs, ensuring these factors are integrated into the design criteria
  • Leading the design of key HSE engagement programs and initiatives aligned to SNG's ‘Everyone Safe & Well' vision and the occupational HSE risk control matrix
  • Creating engagement materials, including presentations, digital assets, guides, physical assets, videos, toolkits, and templates, in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Ensuring HSE engagement program content and delivery methodology reflects SNG's commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion, and is accessible across all learning styles
  • Leading and facilitating the delivery of HSE engagement programs and initiatives, through face to face and online engagement sessions and workshops


What we're looking for

You should have previous experience in designing HSE engagement programs, as well as facilitating HSE workshops and training sessions. You'll also have:

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Proven ability to adapt personal style to reach and engage with different levels/types of audience
  • Strong IT skills, including MS Office suite
  • NEBOSH National Diploma Level 5-6 is desirable but not essential
  • Member of IOSH or equivalent would be preferred but is not essential


Your Benefits 

We have some great benefits on offer at SNG, including:

  • £450 flex-pot annually, discounted shopping & cycling scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • Opportunity to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme matched up to 12%, life cover at 4x your salary
  • Flexible working - we're committed to giving people flexibility as widely as possible
  • Options for private medical insurance, dental insurance & critical illness cover


At Sovereign Network Group, we are passionate about inclusion for all and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive. We are committed to our Equality Diversity and Inclusion strategy and believe that you can truly be yourself at Sovereign. Take a look at our careers site to learn more about us and our values.

It's a fantastic time to join us at SNG. We have an ambitious corporate plan to deliver an inspiring agenda of change and growth in a sustainable way. You'll be joining a highly skilled team at the forefront of driving these improvements and we'd love to hear from you to explore your skills and experience further.



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