Welcome to The Workforce Development Trust Group

A group of sector specialists with over 50 years experience supporting workforce development, incorporating Skills for Health, Skills for Justice, SFJ Awards and People 1st International.

We are the parent company to a collective of like-minded organisations operating collaboratively to develop the skills of individuals and teams across a broad range of sectors, both in the UK and internationally.

We do this as a group through our brands, who work in different sectors to support workforce development, skills, and learning strategies for governments, employers, training providers, public sector bodies, and private companies.

Get to know our brands

As a group of sector-specific bodies, we operate as one in the delivery of our corporate values and strategies, and are the only not-for-profit organisation of our kind operating across a range of vital sectors to support workforce development both in the UK and overseas. Our four brands hold the same core values and charitable aims throughout all our work, and how we function as a wider group.

Learn more about our group values

The Workforce Development Trust group is made up of talented, sector specialists and corporate services that, together, improve the lives of thousands of individuals by supporting employers to improve skills and enhance jobs across a range of industries.

We’re continually seeking like-minded, passionate people to join us, working across our four brands, in health, justice, hospitality, retail, travel, and aviation, or in one of our corporate teams.

Read more of our values at the Workforce Development Trust


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  • Events Assistant – Kickstart

    Events Assistant required to support the Events and Marketing Executive and Product Marketing Management Team.

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  • Credit Control and Contracting Administrator

    The Credit Control and Contracting Administrator will be responsible for the provision of a professional and efficient range of finance support.

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  • Product Marketing Manager – Healthcare eRostering

    The Product Marketing Manager will support a newly invested in eRostering solution, focused on launch and campaign activity within the health sector.

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  • NOS, Qualifications and Apprenticeship Administrator

    The post holder will contribute to the effective and efficient delivery of services by the NOS, Qualifications and Apprenticeships team.

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Latest news

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Meet Chief Executive of the Workforce Development Trust, John Rogers

John Rogers is our Chief Executive at the Workforce Development Trust group, having started the organisation as Skills for Health over 20 years ago.

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Niamh McKenna appointed as Trustee and Non-Executive Director of Board

We are delighted to announce and welcome the appointment of Niamh McKenna as a Trustee and Non-Executive Director of our board.

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