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#Foundation

Employment & Skills

TOTTENHAM WORKS

Tottenham Hotspur has created 1,696 new jobs for local people as a direct result of its ongoing new stadium development scheme and sport-led regeneration of the area.

Since 2013, the Club and its Foundation have worked in partnership with Haringey Council and the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure as many jobs as possible emerging from the development have gone to local residents.

To date, the partnership has successfully engaged with employers to ensure job vacancies are open to local people and has actively worked with individuals across the community to help with CVs, support the application process and provide access to training and employment opportunities.

The Foundation has helped place Haringey residents within jobs across a wide range of industries associated with the stadium development, including construction, IT, hospitality, security and retail. 

What type of work are you interested in?

Construction traineeship - Kamari’s Story

Kamari is a local young person and was referred to the Kick-Off project from Homes for Haringey.

He struggled with confidence issues, did not have a clear plan for the future, and wanted support with finding employment. 

As is the case with many of our appointments, we built up a solid CV and started looking at employment options. Kamari expressed that he was interested in the working within the Construction field and was put forward for the Construction Academy.

Soon after gaining his CSCS card, Kamari started the Construction traineeship which meant that he would get ten weeks of groundwork experience.

Kamari impressed the employers at Base so much that he was offered a permanent job on site after two days on the traineeship!

He is thoroughly enjoying this and recommends the Construction traineeship. “The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has really helped me gain confidence and I don’t think that I would have a job without their help.”

Visit our Jobs board to explore current job opportunities and the impact of the new stadium development on the employment prospects of local residents. 

 CUSTOMER SERVICE CAREERS

The new stadium will be the largest capacity football club stadium in London, creating a new sports and leisure destination for the capital with a hive of activity 365 days a year.

The Foundation is working with key partners to fill the jobs we need to serve guests and match goers when the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium opens.

JOBS FAIRS

Our Jobs Fairs help employers connect with future colleagues within the local workforce. We've created over 4,000 employment opportunities for the local community through our award-winning Jobs Fairs, apprenticeship schemes and partner initiatives.

These events are the ideal place to explore job opportunities at your own pace. Come and spend time engaging with employers.

To find out details about the next Tottenham Hotspur Foundation Jobs Fair, email: foundation@tottenhamhotspur.com

MOPAC

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation works with the Premier League and Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to deliver this successful football-based youth mentoring programme.

The year-long pilot programme has been delivered to over 1,300 12–18 year olds across London – all identified as being involved or at risk of becoming involved in crime – through the London Premier League Kicks scheme, using football to steer young people away from crime.

Employment Drop In Sessions

Drop in to Percy House on Tuesday mornings from 10.30am to 12.30pm (full address is 796 High Road, Tottenham N17 0DH) to discuss the various employment opportunities available through the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.

If you are unemployed or working less than 16 hours per week, not on a full-time college course and aged 16 and above, then you can register with one of our employment advisers to help you overcome any barriers to you progressing into work or learning.

Skills Sessions

Gain an accredited vocational qualification

- Develop your Maths and English to Level 2

Learn the employment skills needed to:

- Apply for a job with confidence
- Understand the place of work
- Get a work placement and work experience
- Develop the personal qualities needed to be productive in work and life
- Progress into a job, apprenticeship, further or higher education

Heritage Ambassador Programme

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation are recruiting volunteers to help the local community to learn about Percy House and the history and heritage of Tottenham. We are looking for a group of volunteers from diverse backgrounds with a range of different skills and interests.

Heritage Ambassadors are expected to attend a series of training sessions and workshops. These sessions will give you the opportunity and tools to develop your research skills and knowledge of local history and heritage.

Which criteria best describes your situation?

Skills sessions for 16-24 years olds not in employment, education or training

Accenture Partnership

A new project run in partnership with Accenture that helps improve the employability and digital skills of local people using web-based tool, Envision.

Leadership Through Sport & Business

Leadership Through Sport & Business (LTSB) is a pioneering scheme that helps bright youngsters from disadvantaged backgrounds establish high-level careers in business and finance.


Applicants must be 16 to 21 years of age and have at least five GCSEs at C (Level 4) and above, with minimum B (Level 6/7) in Maths and English.

Check out www.leadershipthroughsport.org for more details.

Matchday Volunteering Kiosk

The Matchday Volunteering Kiosk allows people to work in a public-facing role during home games, with guaranteed job interviews at the end of the course.

The Club recently helped six young people from Brent secure a job with Wembley’s catering partner, Delaware, after completing an employment training course with Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.

Applicants must be 18 or older.

Premier League Works

Premier League Works uses the power of football clubs and the Premier League to engage young people who are not involved in education, training or employment.

The Foundation aims to support those who are far away from the jobs market; helping them to boost their confidence and self-belief, in order to allow them to find work or education. Applicants must be between 16 and 24 years old. Visit www.premierleague.com/communities/programmes/community-programmes/pl-works to find out more.

Customer Service Level 2

A Customer Service Level 2 qualification helps you to understand the process of delivering quality customer service as an employee and employer, with a significant focus on communication.


Applicants must be between 19 and 24, and currently on a Tottenham Hotspur Foundation traineeship.

Skills sessions for all ages facing barriers to learning

Pathways to Employment

In partnership with Waltham Forest College, the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation is offering a supported pre-employment programme for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

This programme will offer 10 week (three hours per week) employability skills workshops and a 5 week supported work placement. The employability skills workshops will help participants to improve social interaction, communication, leadership, health & safety, presentation skills, and health & wellbeing.

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH accommodates ten students aged 18-24, with the course split into three ten-week work placements.

The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation provides two job coaches who work with local organisations to help individuals access and apply for employment opportunities. The average employment rate for individuals aged 18–24 with a learning disability in the UK is just 7%. That figure increases to 65% for those that have been through Project SEARCH programmes.

Skills sessions for people 50+ years of age out of work

Matchday Volunteering Kiosk

The Matchday Volunteering Kiosk allows people to work in the kiosk during home games, with guaranteed job interviews at the end.


Applicants of all ages 18 and above are accepted onto the programme that helps deliver a better matchday experience for fans and stadium visitors and provides employment opportunities within the Customer Service industry.

Reignite

The programme aims to help over 50s who are looking for work, changing their career, or returning to work.

Participants will receive 1-2-1 employment support from the Foundation's employment advisors, as well as the opportunity to take part in employability workshops. This programme is a collaboration with the Health & Wellbeing department, and as such, offers participants 1-2-1 personal training sessions.

REIGNITE applicants must be over 50.

Vocational Qualifications

Our free Level 1 and 2 accredited courses enable participants to gain the skills and confidence they need to secure employment.


The skills and qualifications gained through these programmes help participants progress into paid employment, an apprenticeship or further education.