Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a great opportunity for an engaging, enthusiastic and driven candidate to pursue a career in Safety, Health and Environment as a trainee SHE Advisor, to join our team within Vistry Services, covering sites across Yorkshire and North Midlands.

As a trainee Safety, Health & Environment Advisor you will develop new skills and grow within the Vistry Group. Existing experience /qualifications is not required as the position offers extensive training, mentoring and coaching to support you while you work towards becoming a qualified Safety, Health and Environmental practitioner.

As part of the role, you will develop skills to help support Vistry Group in the safe planning and delivery of a variety of complex projects across all areas of the construction and maintenance industry whilst monitoring compliance with the Vistry Group Safety, Health and Environment (SHE) Policies, Standards and legislation.


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
  • Results driven
  • Ambition
  • Enthusiastic willing to learn
  • Positive behaviour culture
  • Full UK Driving License


More about the Trainee Safety, Health & Environment Advisor role…

  • Work closely with SHE Advisors / BU SHE Manager, who will help you identify any known serious negative impacts such as (but not limited to), resource issues, accidents, incidents, or poor site conditions.
  • Help SHE Advisors review compliance with the SHE Management framework ensuring it is successfully adopted and embedded throughout all sites visited and inspected.
  • Observe the process where SHE Advisors identify working practices that pose a significant risk to the health and safety of a person(s) or to the environment. Unsafe activities, where possible will be stopped and relevant senior management informed immediately. In conjunction with the SHE Advisor provide appropriate support, advice and assistance to identify and implement suitable and sufficient control measures.
  • Assist SHE Advisors so far as reasonably practicable, employees and supply chain members including subcontractors are receiving inductions as per company standards.
  • Shadow SHE Advisors in supporting Operational teams with ‘high risk’ Safe System of Work reviews and other Safe Systems of Work are being evaluated and reviewed as per company procedures so far as reasonably practicable.
  • Shadowing SHE Advisors on the required monthly SSIs, Client Visits, Advisory / Support Visits, Sales
  • Inspections etc. as per company requirements / business plan KPIs and as agreed with the Line
  • Manager.
  • Shadow SHE Advisors in monitoring and reviewing physical activities on site to ensure compliance with Safe Systems of Work and safe working practices so far as reasonably practicable.
  • Assist SHE Advisors in monitoring and reviewing Sub-contractor assessment to work, through the CQMS database.
  • Observe and learn the process of writing SHE reports, ensuring that they provide clear and concise explanations of findings supported by photographic evidence (physical conditions) and the report is discussed with the Site Manager before issuing it and leaving site.
  • Assist SHE Advisors, where previous actions are not closed out are discussed and recorded, observing the SHE Advisors escalating where necessary to the BU SHE Manager.
  • Attend site related SHE meetings, campaigns, etc. with SHE Advisor / BU SHE Manager.
  • Accompany SHE Advisors when undertaking, accident and incident investigation as required and learn the process of keeping accident and incident files updated (where applicable).
  • Accountable for undertaking required mandatory training and self-learning to aid CPD.
  • Be aware of, and follow important communications such as Group updates, campaign plans, monthly focus topics etc.
  • Familiarise yourself with HSE and IOSH websites where you will keep up to date with legislation and understand legal responsibilities regarding Safety Health Environmental.


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
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