Working Win (the health-led employment trial)


Across South Yorkshire

Who we are

Working Win is a free service, which aims to support you if you have a physical and/or mental health condition and would like to find meaningful employment or stay in your current role. We also provide you with ongoing in-work support in both your new or existing role.

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Working Win offers free, one-to-one support for people who are struggling to stay in employment, and for people who are unemployed and looking for work. Our support can help you to meet your goals, to build on your strengths, and to boost your confidence and wellbeing.

 Working Win is for people who: 

  • have a physical and/or mental health condition
  • are aged 18 and over
  • live in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham or Doncaster
  • and are looking for a job, or
  • are working and want support to continue working, or
  • are off work sick, and want to return to work. 

Some of the help on offer includes: 

  • One-to-one support to help employees continue working and manage their health condition at work
  • Working with their health care team to help manage any difficulties
  • Debt, benefits and employment law advice
  • Working to build on people’s strengths, and helping them to meet their goals
  • Help talking to their employer about their needs at work

How does the service work?

A dedicated Shaw Trust Employment Specialist will work with you to provide you with a bespoke service tailored to your preferences and choices, and help you to identify employment goals and create a realistic employment plan.

Once you are in work Managing the demands of a job can be challenging. If you’re finding your role difficult, we can provide tailored support for every step of your journey to overcome any obstacles – working directly with you, or your employer.

Individuals can self-refer to Working Win or talk to their GP for support to sign up.

Funded by the government’s Work and Health Unit, and delivered in partnership with the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority and local NHS partners, Working Win provides holistic employment support for people across South Yorkshire.


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Across South Yorkshire

Published: 09 August 2019