Support Worker - Justice (CFO4)

West Midlands

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Closing date
Job Category
West Midlands
Contract type
£23,000.00 per annum
Total hours per week

Shaw Trust Group is going through a really exciting period of growth, with this we have recently been awarded the CFO 4 (Co-Financing Organisation) Contracts for the West Midlands, this contract is due to Go Live on 01 March 2021.  We are currently offering fantastic opportunities for passionate individuals to join our new venture covering Birmingham, Stoke on Trent and Wolverhampton, working with a team and on a one to one basis with ex-offenders to provide a holistic approach to help them re-engage with the community.

Shaw Trust recognises that our people, both staff and volunteers, are our greatest strength. Our people deliver our quality programmes, and are the custodians of our culture.  

The Role

As a Support Worker, you will manage a caseload of offenders in the community CFO Activity Hub, supporting them to engage and break down barriers to successful resettlement, achieve agreed milestones and develop enhanced skillsets. The successful candidate will deliver skills audits and tailored training/education information, advice and where appropriate deliver training on a one to one basis, to support participants to grow their confidence, motivation and skills. 

The Ideal Candidate

As a charity our participants are at the centre of the service we provide. Due to the sensitive nature of this role, the ideal candidate must:

  • Have a demonstrable experience of motivating and supporting individuals with multiple and complex needs to overcome barriers and progress towards future goals of education, training and employment
  • Have experience with data entry, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Be proactive and solution focused, taking initiative to create opportunities
  • Be passionate about making a positive difference to peoples’ lives

Experience of supporting offenders in the community and/ or custody to progress towards education, training and employment is also desirable for this position.

For further information, please review the job description below.

Shaw Trust is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and inclusion. We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme. Living our values we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived-experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion. If you have accessibility requirements and would like information in a different format, email: to make alternative arrangements.


  • Enhanced Pension Scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance x 3 of your salary
  • Enhanced annual leave

Please Note all successful candidates will be subject to a vetting process, inclusive of a DBS check, Right to Work checks and references will be obtained.


Hiring Manager
Lisa Bishop