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Job Category
Administration | Management
United Kingdom
£38,242 - £43,705
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

“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. 


Working within the Assurance, Standards and Technology Services in collaboration with operational 
colleagues to provide assurance to ensure compliance contractual obligations and 
continuous improvement across a broad range of services, education, and training 
provision within Shaw Trust. Meeting and exceeding expectations in line with the 
Shaw Trust Strategic Directive 2030.

As an Assurance Manager , you will be responsible for conducting assurance audits to provide assurance to the Audit and Risk Committee and to enable the Senior Leadership Team to fulfil its oversight responsibilities for the Shaw Trust Group. We will evaluate whether control and governance processes and systems are appropriately designed and deployed as intended to manage key risks, meet the requirement of our commissioners, regulators, legislation, and external accreditation's.



You will have: 

  • Demonstrable success in conducting Assurance reviews to achieve and 
    exceed contractual and organisational objectives
  • Knowledge of audit, Assurance practices and continuous improvement 
  • IIA Diploma or equivalent audit qualification / ISO27001, ISO14001, ISO 
    45001 or ISO9001 Lead Auditor qualified or willingness to work towards the 
  •  Proven skills and success in developing effective relationships with a range 
    of stakeholders

Download the Job Description for full details. 



Employee Benefits 

As an employee of Shaw Trust  as well as positively impacting people’s lives, 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 


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 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. 

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