Job Category
Careers Advice | Careers Advice
West London, United Kingdom
£28,847 - £34,856
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. 

To work intensively with a caseload of young people seeking employment, training or education opportunities. Offer different, bespoke approaches depending on the needs of the young people and will include developing employability activities/accreditations that develop young people; secure on site EET outcomes e.g. traineeships, qualified careers guidance and provide an agile service that adapts to the changing needs of NEET young people in Harrow. Support young people to sustain their education or training outcome. Use data analysis to effectively target resources.


You will have:  

  • The ability to develop productive professional relationships with young people with multiple barriers with the persistence and resilience to support progression of those young people
  • Level 6 IAG or working towards
  • Experience of working with young people giving IAG
  • Experience liaising with and working in educational institutions and other stakeholders to identify young people who are at risk of or NEET and to target support to ensure they move into EET
  • Work flexibly including working some evenings and Saturdays
  • The ability to work under pressure and meet contract KPIs

Download the Job Description for full details. 


West London

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, Neurodiversity Peer Support Network, Menopause Peer Support Group, The MANaging Network, The Young Professionals Network and Back to Work Support Group) 
  • 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.  
  • We are proud to hold the menopause friendly accreditation, hosting a regular Menopause Peer Support Groups providing a safe space for colleagues share experiences or ask questions.   
  • 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.