Work experience leads to a permanent position whilst helping to engage with and inspire construction’s next generation

One of the great benefits of work experience is that it brings with it the opportunity to secure something permanent, whilst gaining valuable training and experience too. It provides the participant with the chance to gain insights into the workings of a busy site and the employer with an opportunity to monitor and assess a candidate’s performance throughout the placement.

This was certainly the case for James Grant, an SCF work placement candidate. He secured a placement with Morgan Sindall when he met them at a Jobs and Careers Fair set up by Saints Foundation. Morgan Sindall supports opportunities for local people in the areas they deliver projects and regularly attend events to showcase opportunities. They have worked with Saints FC for a number of years and understand the importance to local young people of developing close links with them. James joined the SCF Solent University new sport centre scheme in Southampton which is being delivered by Morgan Sindall.

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