Interview Guide

Sovereign Values

Our values define who we are and are the essence of our purpose – to be a social business committed to developing great homes and communities.

Our social ethos, combined with a forward-thinking commercial approach, allows us to grow sustainably and deliver more for people in housing need. This is where you come in. Achieving this ambition is not just about what we do, it’s also about how we do it.

As well as the skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience you need for the job, we’re looking for people who share our values and can demonstrate their associated behaviours. These are:

Can do

We’re a can-do bunch of people who deliver on our promises and maximise our impact.

  • Focuses on performance and customer care
  • Delivers great value


We aim to be smart in the way we do things, to challenge 'the norm' and to think and do in new and creative ways.

  • Creative and innovative


We work together, with our residents and with partner organisations, to come up with solutions that are shared and inclusive.

  • Feedback, listen and learn
  • Works together and communicates


We are a robust, long-term business, rooted in the communities in which we work.

  • Takes responsibility
  • Professional, principled and fair

You do not need to write anything value-specific in your application. However, your behaviour during, before and after interview may be considered in terms of how it relates to our values. This will help us to assess your application.