Prince’s Trust ‘Get Into Retail’ in partnership with M&S



Young people who are NEET (not in employment, education or training) aged 16-25 and live in Southampton, Hedge End, Eastleigh or the close surrounding areas, that are work ready and interested in a career within the retail sector.

What does the programme offer:

  • Learn about customer service and the various customer service roles at Marks & Spencer
  • Get on-the-job training in a Marks & Spencer store (West Quay or Hedge End)
  • Get regular feedback and guidance via a dedicated buddy
  • Guaranteed interviews for positions at M&S
  • Improve your teamwork and communication skills and boost your confidence, interview skills and your CV at the same time
  • Receive up to six months support after the programme to help you find a job

Young people assessed suitable for the programme must attend an information session on either the 27th or 28th June before being signed up to the 3rd July taster day.



**Please be aware that due to the success and popularity of this course the last time we had to close recruitment early because all spaces were taken up quickly**

How to apply:

To make a referral please complete and return the attached referral form:  by Wednesday 21st June. If a young person has any criminal convictions/offences please can you also complete and return the attached clearance form attachment along with the referral form.  If you have any questions or require further information please don’t hesitate to contact me on 02380 206989, 07943 511218 or (Please note I will be on leave until 12th June when I will be able to reply to any referrals/enquiries but if your questions cannot wait please contact my colleague Jonny Brason:

Application/Referral Form

GI_MYM Clearance blank form

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