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Job Category
Policy and Social Value
Worcester, Worcestershire
£32,458 to £37,922 per annum
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.


As a WHP District Engagement Manager you will be proactively engaging with local Job Centres to increase the number of participants we have starting on the WHP programme.

You be will actively engaging with all aspects of the WHP provision, such as our Supply Chain, Health team and Employer Account Managers so that you have a full working knowledge of what WHP offers and are confidently able to promote this to our stakeholders. This engagement will take place through face to face interaction, supported by a mix of digital channels.

Predominantly based within the local community, and where possible, Job Centres, the role holder will be expected to increase the amount of participants referred to and attending their Start Meetings with WHP as well as starting on the programme. The role will involve engaging with Job Centre colleagues to ensure they are confident in promoting the WHP contracts to participants and may involve engaging and interacting with participants during their appointments with Job Centres and form part of a warm handover process. The WHP District Partnership Managers will also be required to work closely with the operational team including supply chain to support the reengagement of disengaged participants. The ability to drive or access to strong travel networks is essential for this role.


You will have:

  • Minimum of GCSEs grade 4 in English and Maths or equivalent
  • Experience in sales/account management 
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining stakeholder relationships 
  • Experience in action planning to manage the progression of others 

Download the Job Description for full details.


Herefordshire and Worcestershire

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

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 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.