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Great Charles Street, Birmingham
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“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.”

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.

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.

Apprentice Inclusive Employment Consultant    

We are looking for someone who is seeking to develop a career in sales, recruitment and employer engagement.

Are you a goal oriented individual with a positive outlook wishing to promote social inclusivity in the work place?  Do you have a strong desire to achieve and exceed targets?

With training and mentoring you will work closely with colleagues, to support employers to provide sustainable employment opportunities for Shaw Trust programme participants. This is an important role in which you will begin to use commercial awareness, sales and recruitment skills, knowledge and experience to identify and engage with local employers to generate long term relationships with Shaw Trust and match our services to employer needs.


You will have:

  • Minimum of five GSCEs level A – C including English & Maths 
  • Able to work towards and achieve the Level 3 qualification in Employment Related Services 
  • Computer literate with a working knowledge experience of Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • An understanding of and positive attitude towards physical and mental wellbeing, community and social inclusion, and the challenges faced by disabled people and the long term unemployed in the labour market 

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Great Charles Street, Birmingham

Employee Benefits

As well as helping to make a positive difference to the lives of young people, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan

Our Strategy

To find out more about Shaw Trusts aims in our 2030 Strategic Directive available here: 

Join a diverse and inclusive organisation

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.

In our most recent colleague survey “86% of our colleagues say we demonstrate a true commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion”.

In addition;

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK.
  • 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/or would like further information about the role, please contact: Please include the Job title and reference number in the Email. If you do not we may not be able to answer your query.

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