Network Development Manager - WHP JETS

Home Counties, England

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Home Counties, England
£30,000 - £35,000 (Regional salary weighting may apply)
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Network Development Manager - WHP JETS

The Shaw Trust, in tandem with government and the broader employment support community across the UK is working hard to make sure we support as many individuals as possible to get and keep a job. We believe that everyone who needs help and support to attain their employment goals should be able to access it as soon as possible and that support should reflect their individual needs.

To help us in this mission we are looking to expand our employability services Work and Health Programme Job Entry: Targeted Support (WHP-JETS) and looking for Network Development Managers (WHP-JETS).

Reporting directly to the Regional Supply Chain Manager (RSCM). The Network Development Manager is a new role to Shaw Trust that will help to shape our service provision across a specific geographical area and will involve working with a diverse range supply chain partners.

Providing vision and direction, in conjunction with the RSCM the post holder will support the development of relevant interventions to meet the employability and support needs of participants on the Work and Health Programme – Job Entry: Target Support (WHP-JETS) contract commissioned by the Department for Work and Pensions.

The post holder will focus on ensuring the success of our community-based approach and building robust collaborative working arrangements with our supply chain network across a specific geographical area within one of the Contract Package Areas.

Shaw Trust operates on a national level with over 2,000 staff and 1,000 volunteers. We work with the government, local authorities, combined authorities, health service providers, employers, and other stakeholders – including the Education and Skills Funding Agency, Department for Work and Pensions, clinical commissioning groups and NHS Trusts.

The ideal candidate must have an understanding of the local and regional labour market and employment issues within geographical areas Home Counties and able to maintain an up-to-date working knowledge of the benefit system and entitlements.

The ideal candidate will need to be inclusive and embrace our culture and values, putting those we support at the heart of everything we do. You will consistently deliver high quality services to support our communities and beneficiaries.

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.


Home based with the potential to do some face-to-face activity post COVID-19

This role will be working across (CPA 5) – Home Countries Geographical areas include: East of England - Kent, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk


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

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.