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Birmingham & Solihull
£23,460.00 - £28,560.00 per annum
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Shaw Trust

Shaw Trust is a not-for-profit social enterprise that seeks to improve life chances for employment for people who face social and economic challenges. Shaw Trust believes that every person in the UK has the right to live a decent and dignified life through good employment.

The role

As a Compliance Officer supporting on the Restart and IPES programmes, you will be responsible for day to day delivery of successful contract compliance results across the two contracts, by balancing thinking with doing. The core purpose to the role is to work to a set of Management Assurance Frameworks in conducting compliance reviews and audits, as well as undertake direct activity to ensure contract requirements are met to specified deadlines and standards.

The scope of compliance responsibilities will be led by (but not exclusive to) ensuring all Participant Service Standards (from Start to end of a participant’s time on programme) are fully compliant to the contract requirements expected of the Contract owner and support with ensuring continuous improvement of compliance standards across the contract.  

Download the Job Description for full details and Person Specification.

Our Restart programme helps those in a position of unemployment to find work. We provide a range of support to including but not limited to interview prep, skills training, CV writing, financial support and guidance, wellbeing support etc to break down barriers to employment. 

Our IPES programme supports people with disabilities and complex barriers into work. IPES offers a holistic approach focusing on more than just getting a job. It looks at areas affecting clients including their ability to work, their family, financial or personal circumstances.


The role holder will be based in Birmingham City Centre

Employee Benefits

At Shaw Trust you will be joining a supportive, values driven team, who are passionate about helping people. In addition to a competitive salary and being part of an organisation which makes a positive difference to people’s lives, as an employee of Shaw Trust you will receive: 

  • 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:

  • 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.

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