Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Assistant Site Manager to join our team within Vistry Southern, across sites in Southampton. As our Trainee Assistant Site Manager, you will assist with the day-to-day delivery of site-based project or remedial work. Assist in the control and delivery of construction projects to meet customer specifications (safety, quality, time, etc.) such that all risk, specification, and project objectives are met in full.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Some experience of working on a construction site
  • Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety obligations and building legislation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to influence people
  • A strong interest in pursuing a career in Site Management


  • Valid SMSTS / SSSTS Certificate
  • Valid First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Valid Scaffold Inspection certificate
  • CSCS Card
  • NVQ in Construction level 3 or higher
  • Experience working on new build projects
  • Experience in the management of Health and Safety

More about the Trainee Assistant Site Manager role…

  • The trainee will participate in all activities listed below under the guidance of an experienced Site Manager, taking on more responsibility as they learn and become more experienced in the role.
  • Assist the Site Manager in the supervision of the day-to-day delivery of construction projects; quality, time, procurement, contractors including the supervision of sub-contractors and the monitoring of contractor attendance and progress providing direct instruction as necessary.
  • Complete daily site physical and on-line paperwork including health and Safety forms and reports.
  • Conduct site inductions for all visitors and contractors.
  • Ensure contractors have the necessary cards and qualifications to perform their job safely on site.
  • Ensure all site personnel are working safely, stopping work if unsafe and speaking up to address any safety concerns.
  • Ensure that detailed plans are followed such that materials and resources are available in order to meet the overall project plan.
  • Ensure all materials delivered to site in a timely manner to meet production needs.
  • Ensure that all additional work is identified and that the site team are fully aware of all potential opportunities and risks.
  • Communicate any project issues/risks to site team to ensure that they are fully aware of project progress and are notified of all financial, specification and time risks.
  • Embrace learning and development opportunities.
  • Help to identify opportunities for improvement.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

We’re Vistry Group, the UK’s leading provider of affordable mixed-tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership-led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they’re needed most.

You’re probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes, and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there’s nowhere better to build your career. We’re proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.



Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Central 40,Lime Tree Way, Chineham Park, Basingstoke, RG24 8GU

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