Retail Youth Employment Scheme in Autumn 2013

Are you aged 16-25 and currently unemployed? are you living in Aberdeen City & Shire and keen to find a job in retail? or do you know someone who fits this category? then we've got some exciting news for you…

In association with The Prince's Trust, Enterprise North East Trust is delighted to be involved with our third 'Get into...' employment scheme this year. Enterprise recruited for The Prince's Trust 'Get into...' Oil and Gas scheme (in association with Tullos Training) , ‘Get into...’ Social Care Scheme (in association with Cornerstone) and now im August and September the 'Get into...' Retail, in association with Marks & Spencer. More than half of the recruits the previous 2 schemes found full time employment as a result of these programmes.

Enterprise Prince's Trust Get Into Oil and Gas Prince Charles       Katie Stewart, Karen Clark, Lynne Martin, Enterprise Prince's Trust Prince's Trust Enterprise North East Trust Get Into Social Care


Jennifer Craib, a trainee of the Get Into Social Care scheme said:
'I've always believed that you can do anything if you put your mind to it, and with this course, I've achieved it"


Lynne Martin, Project Manager of these schemes at Enterprise North East Trust said:
"The Prince’s Trust ‘Get into…’ programmes are a great way for young people to gain valuable and practical training, and have a real chance of starting their career in their chosen sector. The upcoming Retail programme will train the candidates in customer service and selling, as well giving them the opportunity to develop their teamwork and communication skills."


Aberdeen City and Shire unemployed people aged 16-25 aspiring to work for one of the UK's largest clothing and food retailer's will have the opportunity to 'Make Their Mark' with a scheme run by Enterprise North East Trust (Enterprise), The Prince's Trust, and Marks and Spencer this Autumn.


'Make Your Mark' is a four week programme which includes a work placement at Marks and Spencer stores as well as in-depth training about the retail industry, such as stock rotation and control. The course concludes with a chance to gain employment with Marks and Spencer. Expenses incurred for food and travel will be covered and applicants who are successful will benefit from six months of support in finding a job after the programme.


Enterprise run a variety of projects throughout the year focusing on the development of entrepreneurship and employability in young people, so it is ideal for us to be involved in the recruitment of candidates for The Prince's Trust schemes.

Graham Morgan, Director of Corporate Development for Enterprise says about the scheme:
“The Prince's Trust 'Make Your Mark' programme is a fantastic opportunity for young unemployed people in Aberdeen to get some real on the job experience which may result in a career in retail.”

The Princes Trust, Enterprise North East Trust, Retail, employability, unemployed young people

The 26th of August is the closing date for applications to join the 'Make Your Mark' retail scheme which may result in full time employment. Contact Lynne by clicking on the above picture to find out more.

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