Careers & Development
A key focus for the Government Health and Safety Lead is to promote and increase the capability of those in the health and safety profession. Below are our professional development programmes, [PDF, 604 KB] which have been designed and developed to meet specific capability needs identified by the sector, to help develop and grow our health and safety practitioners.
Summer Internship Programme
Our Health and Safety Summer Internship Programme, is designed to build a pipeline of future passionate health, safety, and wellbeing professionals for the government sector. Check out our 2021 Workplace Health and Safety Awards, winning the Leadership category.
Officer Development Programme
Partnering with the Institute of Directors (IoD) to offer the Officer Development Programme, designed for public service agency senior leaders with officer responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). Check out our 2021 Workplace Health and Safety Awards, winning the Governance category. Aimed at Deputy Chief Executives and Chief Executives,
Early in Career Programme
Partnering with IMPAC, the Early in Careers Programme (EiC) is designed for new H&S practitioners who have started their careers in health, safety, and wellbeing profession or or HS Reps who are interested in developing their H&S knowledge further.
Health and Safety Generalist Career Pathway
New Resources for Health and Safety Generalists- Introducing the new Career Pathway.