Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Disability employment charity
  • Year established:
    1982
  • UK locations:
    National

About Shaw Trust


What is it like to work for Shaw Trust

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Many employees at Shaw Trust work in quite challenging environments and situations and support and training is provided to enable them to handle these effectively. Around £1 million each year is invested in training which is spread across a thorough induction programme, right through to the accredited executive leadership development programme.
My Company
My Company
Departments have the flexibility to set-up their own employee award and recognition schemes. An individual or team can be recommended for an award via a colleague or line manager, normally to recognise a particularly outstanding piece of work or contribution to the business. The awards can be monetary, flowers, or a team day out.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Individual departments are able to operate their own employee award and recognition schemes, in addition to this in April, managers may nominate their staff to receive a significant additional contribution payment and each year the Trust's National Star awards recognises the particular achievements of their clients, employer partners and staff.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 33% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks' leave on full pay

Company Statistics

  • Annual Sales:

    £72,906,000

  • Staff:

    1353

  • UK sites:

    160

  • Staff Turnover:

    27%

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Male to Female ratio:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    42

  • Earning £35,000+:

    7%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Finance

  • Provides work experience?:

    Yes

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