Social Care  2023-10-12 14:29:55


Milton Keynes

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 District Engagement Manager, you will be proactively engaging with local Community Groups and Job Centres to increase the number of participants we have starting on the Work and Health programme (WHP) and the Universal Support Pioneer Programme (USP).

You be will actively engaging with all aspects of the provision, such as our Supply Chain, Health team and Employer Account Managers so that you have a full working knowledge of what our services offer 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 number of participants referred to and attending their Start Meetings.

The role will involve engaging with Job Centre colleagues and Community Groups to ensure they are confident in promoting the Shaw Trust contracts to participants. Engaging and interacting with participants during their appointments with Job Centres and form part of a warm handover process. The District Engagement 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:
Experience in sales/account management
Proven track record of building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
Demonstrable experience of successfully working to targets
An understanding of the local and regional labour market and employment issues within one or more sectors or industries
A practical understanding of recruitment and selection processes within one or more sectors or industries Download the Job Description for full details.


Working across Milton Keynes and Aylesbury.

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:” https://(url removed)/content/uploads/2020/09/Vision-2030-Strategic-Directive-5-9.pdf ”

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.

If you have accessibility requirements and/or would like further information about the role, please contact:” (url removed) ”

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


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