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MERCATO METROPOLITANO PRE-EMPLOYMENT WEEK *guaranteed interviews on completion w/c 18 October 2021

We’ve partnered with Mercato Metropolitano to deliver a pre-employment program that will support our candidates into employment with MM.

The course is spread throughout one week starting on Monday 18 October.

Recruiting for: Team Members/ Supervisors/ Security.

Find more about the employer here

If you’d like to book your space, or have any queries, please email Andreia asap or call us on 0207 740 8204 or use our freephone 0800 052 0540 

Spaces are limited. BOOK ASAP. 


Find out the agenda for each day below:


10am-1pm, Monday 18.10  – Story of Mercato

Who are MM? Who are they looking for? What do they have to offer?

Customer Service Skills

What is good customer service? 

Do you have the skills/ availability required by MM?(screening)


10am-4pm, Tuesday 19.10 – Food Safety Accredited Course

Level 2 Certificated Course with MCQ test at end of day (certificate valid for 3yrs


10am-1pm, Wednesday 20.10 – Visit and LUNCH at Mercato Metropolitano

Day in the Life – an MM employee to speak about their own experience

FREE lunch! – experience MM as a customer too!


10am-1pm, Thursday 21.10 – Interview Techniques with VENN Group Recruitment

Get Interview Techniques tips from Venn’s professionals

Mock interview and Feedback

Preparation for interview 

Mock interviews with valuable feedback at the end for each candidate


10am- 1pm Friday 22.10 – Interviews Guaranteed

Interviews to be arranged for all those who have completed the week.

Get £10 for expenses on completion


Southwark Council Next Steps for young people

Council helps young people set sights on next steps along career path

13 January 2021

Southwark Council is linking young people in the borough with local opportunities geared towards helping them achieve a bright future, in response to the disruption to education and youth unemployment crisis caused by the pandemic.

As part of the new initiative, the council will be working closely with local businesses and other partner organisations to help create and broaden the range of opportunities available to young people in Southwark.

In September 2020, when UK unemployment rose to its highest rate for two years, young workers aged 18 to 24 years experienced the biggest drop in employment compared to all other age groups.

The council’s new initiative promotes a raft of opportunities available to young people aged 16 to 25 years old in Southwark to help support them into employment and training, from internships to apprenticeships; jobs to voluntary roles; NVQs to university degrees.

One example is Southwark Council’s internship programme. Applications are open until 24 January 2021 for paid internships across a variety of council departments for Southwark residents aged 16 to 24, who need help to get on the career ladder.

Young people who are thinking about their next steps in education, training or work are encouraged to join Southwark Council’s mailing list to receive news on job vacancies and career information in and around Southwark. Visit for more information.

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