NEA Growth Broker


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£26,000.00 to £28,000.00 per annum
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Total hours per week


NEA Growth Broker

About Shaw Trust

At Shaw Trust we believe 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.

Having grown from humble beginnings in 1982 in the village of Shaw in Wiltshire, finding jobs for disabled people, today we are a complex and diverse charity committed to employment as the core pathway to a better life.  For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all.


Role Purpose

  1. To set up and attend events and actively recruit, assess (screen) and engage with Existing Self-employed customers (individuals who have an existing self-employed business but claim Universal Credit) as part of the New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) programme
  2. To support and mentor the development and growth of a customer’s business from the point of referral through to the end of the sustainment phase
  3. To mentor and be responsible for providing Existing Self-employed customers advice and guidance to assist them to successfully create a suitable Business Development Growth Plan and cashflow plans etc.
  4. To achieve own monthly volume of events, suitable clients screened for progression onto NEA, revenue and contracted outcome KPI targets that contribute to budgets across the division (and any approved re-forecasts) and Group
  5. Build strong relationships with Jobcentre Plus colleagues and other key stakeholders
  6. To assist the Contract Manager (and other areas of the Group) as needed to make the contract a success each month and the Group as a whole


Download the Job Description for full details and Person Specification.


Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career.  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 reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.