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Employment Services

Shaw Trust Employment Services

Employment services

Shaw Trust has over thirty years’ experience of providing employment services to help people from a diverse range of backgrounds to find and stay in work. We work with local commissioners like Kent County Council and with national commissioners such as the Department for Work and Pensions to deliver employment programmes across the UK.
Our employment programmes help individuals to gain the skills they need to develop a successful career. We offer employability training, interview skills practice, and holistic and personalised support to enable individuals to overcome their barriers to work. At Shaw Trust we believe that everyone has the right to engage in meaningful work that they enjoy and that helps them to live independent and inclusive lives.

What we deliver

Shaw Trust delivers a range of employment services including:
The Specialist Employability Support service, which supports unemployed disabled adults with complex needs to gain the skills they need to live independent lives and to move into employment. Shaw Trust delivers  nationwide. SES is co-financed through the European Social Fund. If you are interested in joining Specialist Employability Support please contact your local Jobcentre Plus office. After a conversation with a Work Coach you may be able to be referred to your local Specialist Employability Support provision.

Job Centre Plus
Click the image above or follow the link to find your nearest JCP (opens in new tab or window)

Please also see the Work and Health Programme.

Harlow Works: a programme of employment support for working residents of Harlow to improve their current employment prospects, improve salary prospects, develop new skills, build confidence and explore new job opportunities.

For all other enquiries about the DWP programmes Shaw Trust delivers please visit the general enquiries section of the contact us page. 

Shaw Trust Scotland is a registered charity helping Scotland’s citizens to create brighter futures through the delivery of a range of employment, learning and skills services. We have worked in Scotland for over 15 years and have delivery bases in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Falkirk and Perth.

Find out more about our services in Scotland (opens in a new tab or window). 
European Social Fund and Department for Work & Pensions