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Local job vacancies for young people (Towards Employment)

If you are interested in any of these opportunities, then please email your CV to towardsemployment@merton.gov.uk. In your email, please tell us which of the opportunities you are interested in. See the section at the foot of this page on availability for details of priority and eligibility criteria.

CSCS construction course

If you are aged 16+ and interested in construction you can apply to:

  • take a 3 day course and gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme card that will allow you to work in the construction industry
  • get up to £50 of vouchers of your choice
  • get guaranteed job interviews

Apprentice bus driver

If you are aged over 18 and have had your driving licence for 1 year or more, you could get a minimum salary of £20,000 a year

Industry experience with Flex FM 101.4 (coming soon) 

If you are aged 16-25 you can apply to take this course which will allow you to learn and develop industry skills, such as:

  • music, visual and audio production
  • dj skills and workshops
  • branding
  • presenting
  • social media

Who to contact

Telephone - 07775012775 / 07799132561

Email - towardsemployment@merton.gov.uk

Instagram - @Towards266

Notes - To contact us about any of these opportunities, please send an email or leave a WhatsApp, text or voicemail message. Don’t worry if we don’t pick up the phone straight away, we will get back to you.

Other details

We are happy to help anyone, but priority is given to any young Merton resident who

  • has been in care
  • is or was known to the youth offending service
  • left school without gaining a level 2 qualification in English and maths (less than a grade C at GCSE)
  • is a teenage parent
  • is homeless or lives in a hostel

You do not need to tell us if you fit into any of the above groups if you do not want to, but we will be unable to prioritise you for opportunities if we do not have this information. You should not include this information in you CV or any application but can include it in your email sent to towardsemployment@merton.gov.uk​.