Resourcing Specialist

Home Based

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Job Category
Human Resources | Management
Home Based
£30,600 - £35,700
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

At Shaw Trust our people, both staff and volunteers, are our greatest strength. Our people deliver our quality programmes, and are the custodians of our culture. To help us to continue to attract and recruit great candidates, we are looking for an experienced Resourcing Specialist to join our Resourcing and Reward team.

As the Resourcing Specialist you will assist with the delivery of Shaw Trust’s resourcing strategy and will work collaboratively with hiring managers to attract and recruit candidates to meet the organisations strategic and operational aims. This is a new, standalone role therefore we require someone with a proactive approach, who can get stuck in to all aspects of the recruitment cycle, helping to make a positive impact to the way Shaw Trust attract and recruit our employees.

You will have in house recruitment and/or recruitment agency experience, with knowledge of what makes a great end to end recruitment process. You’ll be comfortable building effective relationships with stakeholders and will be experienced using a range of attraction and selection methodologies.

This is a home based role, with flexibility to travel in the UK if required to meet business need.  This role reports to the Head of Resourcing and Reward.  If you would like to find out more please contact Catherine Mellington at

The selection process will consist of a practical exercise and a competency based interview.  Interviews will take place during the week of the 19 April 2021.

In addition to working for an organisation which makes a positive difference to people’s lives, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will receive:  

  • A competitive salary
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus bank holidays, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 3.5 days paid leave at Christmas
  • Healthcare cash plan, giving you money back for health care costs including dentistry and eye care, and access to wellbeing apps
  • The opportunity to join our employee networks: LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disabled Employee Network  
  • Access to an online learning platform
  • Access to internal apprenticeships
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • Health and wellbeing programmes including counselling via our employee assistance programme
  • Discounted gym membership  
  • Online shopping discounts including supermarkets and DIY stores


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.


Shaw Trust is one of the largest charities in the UK. We believe that everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility. Our co-created services include large scale employability programmes, specialist services for communities, residential care for children, targeted support for young people, on-the-job learning and training and individual guidance and support. Our work is commissioned by government departments, regional and local authorities, the NHS and employers and is delivered through a people centred approach.