Our employees are Shaw; we are a skilled, unique, caring and diverse family. We are majority owned by our employees and we deliver the quality of care that we would want for our own loved ones. Our family of over 3,500 permanent employees hold a wide variety of roles to ensure that the care we deliver meets the exacting needs of those who use our services.

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Work with us

Click here to view our current vacancies, information about careers and more detail about our employee benefits.

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Training is essential to what we do at Shaw. We have a central team of trainers and service based trainers spread across the UK who deliver a comprehensive range of training and qualifications to prepare individuals for any role within Shaw and keep them abreast of best practices.

Employees training requirements are identified and a clear path of training mapped out and monitored. Our range of training courses has been created with careful consideration of helping individuals achieve a chosen career path; all levels of training for any care related role.

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Individual Benefits

  • Full paid induction programme
  • Child care vouchers
  • Quarterly incentive scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent development and promotion opportunities
  • Work towards qualifications
  • Retail discounts and vouchers
  • Holiday discounts
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Employee assistance program to all contracted staff including face to face counselling
Each of our employees have access to a range of benefits designed to make their money go further including discounts on purchases at high street stores, restaurants, supermarkets, travel agents, etc.

We also offer an Employee Assistance Helpline where employees can access free advice to guide them through any situation that may affect them, in or outside work.

Another free and confidential service has been set up for frontline teams who are directly affected by COVID-19 which can be found here.

Your View Surveys

We carry out a company-wide annual survey each year to monitor how we are performing as an employer around our brand values, communication, being responsible managers and generally making Shaw a positive and engaging place to work.

We feedback to employees what we have done based on their feedback and comments. This is an ongoing process and we are committed to improving.


Suggestion Scheme

We encourage employees to share their ideas of how we can improve our business, if their idea has benefits then we implement it and financially reward those individuals for their creativity and insight.

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Incentive Scheme

We incentivise each of our services to excel in the care they delivery, engage, manage and retain their employees and keep within budgets with a financial reward in addition to their allocated budgets to spend on their services.


Star Awards 2018

We hold an annual reward and recognition programme each year which is initially carried out on a regional level culminating in a national final.

Employees nominate their colleagues in a range of categories based on their outstanding actions which have made a difference to the lives of those who use our services. These people have listened to the needs of individuals and have adapted how they work to have a positive impact.

Administrator of the Year – Rachael Steele (Maes-y-dderwen)

Champion Service – Thackley Green, Corby
WHK Award – Donna Culley (Burleys Wood)

Clinical Excellence Award – David Thompson (Surehaven Glasgow)

Star Baker – Leanne Cape (Maes-y-dderwen)

Carehome.co.uk Award – Warmere Court
Inspirational Individual – Patrycja Stepka (Elizabeth House) & Karen Jeffries (Shaw Red Hill)

Resident/Relative Contribution – Mary Davidson, Peter James & Igor Srzic Cartledge
Exceptional Leader – Debra Derham (Training & Development)

Most Successful Mentor – Sandra Cairney & Zoe Icke (Thackley Green)

Special Recognition – Martin Thole (Finance)

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Shaw Covid Compliant




Accepting New Residents

Accepting New Residents

Risk Assessment

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Social Distancing

Stringent Hygiene

We are welcoming new residents into our homes to ensure that we are there for those who need respite or residential care. Please click here to see how we are ensuring our residents and employees safety.

Dear relatives,

I’m pleased to say that Shaw is making fantastic progress with the COVID-19 vaccinations. The majority of our staff and residents have been vaccinated and scheduled to get the second dose shortly.

The national statistics being reported suggest that we are over the second peak and there is light at the end of the tunnel. To get back to ‘normal’ and the life we once knew we will all need to be vaccinated to help our chances to overcome COVID-19 should we catch it and to prevent it from spreading to each other.

Each of our care homes has been doing everything in their power to ensure that residents and employees are vaccinated. The LFT testing continues to help us operate to manage the visiting, as well as exercising social distancing, using PPE, hand washing, risk assessments and adhering to all other public health guidelines.

We appreciate your continued support and understanding of the situation that the care homes face to protect your loved ones. I sincerely hope that we can get back to visiting as we once knew it.

Thank you again,

Mike Smith, Chief Operating Officer