Job Broker


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Job Category
Children and Family Services
starting at £27,322
Closing date
Contract type
Total hours per week

Job Broker

We are expanding our Information, Advice and Guidance services for young people in London with our ‘Spark Change’ programme, funded by Greater London Authority (GLA) and European Structural and Investment Fund (ESIF).

The Job Broker will be responsible for winning, developing, and retaining employer partnerships to support the contractual requirements of the Spark Change project.  This will include sales and business development activities to keep a pipeline of new vacancies and placement opportunities refreshed constantly.

Additionally, the Job Broker will help match participants to vacancies based on skill set and job goals, working collaboratively with the Shaw Trust Account Management team to access available vacancies. 

The Job Broker will be engaging, sales-driven, empathetic and motivational to foster an engaged working relationship with participants, colleagues, and external stakeholders. Additionally, the Job Broker will be organised and be effective in achieving day to day Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). 


You will have:

  • A proven record of success in engaging with stakeholders
  • The ability to identify individual participant’s motivators and goals to source appropriate vacancies
  • Strong track record in achieving individual and team performance targets
  • An understanding of the local and regional labour market and employment issues
  • Effective negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Comfortable working remotely using a range of digital channels including phone, video conferencing, instant messaging, and email

This is a great time to join Shaw Trust as we grow our Information, Advice and Guidance services for young people in London. Download the Job Description for full details.


Hybrid working with a mix of office, home and community working. Our service will cover the London Boroughs of Bexley, Brent, Hackney, Harrow, and Havering.

Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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:

  • 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 would like information in a different format, email: to make alternative arrangements. 

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