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The Prince's Trust - Get Into Retail with M&S

Taster Day: Wednesday 27th February, 10pm – 4pm  @ M&S, 12 Broad Street, Reading, RG1 2BH

Course Dates: Monday 4th March - Friday 29th March 2019 @ M&S Stores across BerkshireAge Range: 16 – 25 years old

This is an excellent 4 week programme for young people aged 16 to 25 who are unemployed but work-ready and interested in a career in retail and gaining employment with Marks and Spencer. We will pay for all their travel costs and lunch during the course and it won’t affect their benefits.

To summarize this course includes:

  • Work experience in an M&S store or M&S café with regular feedback and support
  • Expert customer service, teamwork, interview, communication and leadership skills training specifically designed to give them an edge in there career
  • The opportunity to explore different job roles within M&S to find out what suits you best by working in the food, clothing, warehouse, delivery and stock checking departments
  • A opportunity for paid full or part time three month employment contracts available upon completion of the programme with ongoing support and guidance from Prince’s Trust

If you have any questions please contact Sabrina Ruan on 07771 625009 or Sabrina.Ruan@princes-trust.org.uk. Please see attached a fillable PDF referral form which should be returned to Sabrina if you wish to refer a young person. You can either use this or the phone number on the poster to refer/book on the course.

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sabrina Ruan
Contact Position
The Prince's Trust
Telephone
07771 625009
E-mail
sabrina.ruan@princes-trust.org.uk
Website
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/help-for-young-people/get-job/get-experience

Where to go

Address
Marks & Spencer Plc, 12
Broad Street
Reading
Postcode
RG1 2BH

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Taster Day 27th February 2019, Course dates 4th March to 29th March 2019
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
16 to 25 years
Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

Referring a young person:

Wherever possible, please complete a referral form for a young person you would like to refer. It really does help us get a better understanding of a young person’s current situation and needs, which helps us assess their suitability for the programme.  The referral form must be completed if you are referring a young person who has an *unspent conviction, in line with the Working with Offenders Policy (policy available upon request).   

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide and Reading Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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