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Shaw Trust Vacancies

Shaw Trust recognises that everyone is different, so in addition to our core benefits, employees have the option to tailor a benefits package to suit their lifestyle. View our vacancies list to find out about individual roles and to submit an application. If you would like to contact Shaw Trust recruitment directly please us at e-mail us at and a member of the team will be in touch to help you.

Shaw Education Trust (SET) Vacancies

Shaw Education Trust is always on the look out for enthusiastic and dedicated staff who are interested in developing their careers in one of our supportive, ambitious academies.
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Shaw Trust Volunteering Roles

Shaw Trust volunteers help us to create brighter futures for the clients we serve.
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One of the reasons that Shaw Trust has been so successful is the calibre of our staff team. We work hard to select the most talented and enthusiastic individuals to deliver our services.
We have more than 4,000 employees, working from over 150 locations across the UK. This encompasses a wide variety of roles, from employment and independence services staff, through commercial and retail jobs, to head office and support centre work.
Shaw Trust welcomes applications from disabled candidates. Your personal direct experience and/or knowledge of disability will be viewed as an advantage. We support the government’s Access to Work scheme and we’re a Disability Confident employer that offers an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for vacancies advertised.
We recognise that everyone is different, so in addition to our core benefits, employees have the option to tailor a benefits package to suit their lifestyle through our employee benefits scheme.
Shaw Trust Careers

Shaw Trust Benefits

  • Life Assurance at 3 x your salary
  • Healthcare Cashplan (Medicash)
  • The opportunity to buy or sell Holiday
  • 25 days annual leave per year plus additional days for the Christmas shutdown (between 24th Dec and 2nd Jan).
  • The option to buy Childcare Vouchers
  • The opportunity to join a Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • The option to buy a Tastecard at a reduced rate
  • Shopping discounts
  • Gym membership discounts
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months service.

Access to Work

An Access to Work government grant can pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition, to help you start working, stay in work, move into self-employment or start a business. How much you get depends on your circumstances and is capped at £40, 800 per year. 
The money doesn’t have to be paid back and will not affect your other benefits, although you might not qualify if you receive Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, Severe Disablement Allowance, Income Support or National Insurance Credits.
Access to Work grants are available if the employer is based in England, Scotland or Wales and if you are 16 or over and about to start a job or work trial or in a paid job or self-employed.

To qualify, your disability or health condition must affect your ability to do a job or mean you have to pay work-related costs. For example, special computer equipment, a communicator for a job interview or travel costs because you can’t use public transport. Your mental health condition must affect your ability to do a job. It must also mean you need support to start a new job, reduce absence from work and stay in work.
You can find out more at the Department for Work and Pensions’ Access to Work website (opens in new tab or window), by emailing (opens in new window), or by calling 0345 268 8489 (telephone) or 0345 608 8753 (textphone).