Set For Success Intern (12 month fixed term contract)

Set for Success Intern

12-month fixed term contract

If you would like to apply for the Set For Success intern post please complete the Application Form and send or email to:

Merton School Sport Partnership, Harris Academy Morden, Lilleshall Road, Morden SM4 6DU

Tel: 0792 789 6062  Email:

Are you looking for an exciting developmental opportunity in the sport sector? If yes, then this exciting new intern opportunity at Merton School Sport Partnership, in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust (YST) could be for you. This is a fantastic opportunity to join the team delivering the Set for Success programme funded by the Wimbledon Foundation in partnership with Barclays, an intensive Athlete Mentor led, youth leadership initiative targeting young people who are most at risk of becoming not engaged in education, employment, or training (NEET).

This rare opportunity will develop your skills in school support, event administration, customer service and data management. You will be keen to work within a team and deliver excellent results for young people in the local area. This is a fabulous opportunity to learn many transferable skills and build relationships with Athlete Mentors, organisations as well as support the Set for Success school network in your locality.

In return you will work with a passionate and forward-thinking charity committed to improving children’s lives. As a member of the team, we guarantee you will feel very much part of both organisations missions and will experience fun, challenge and fulfilment in your role. Benefits of working with us will include

  • Generous pension scheme (opt out available)
  • Access to Harris Wellbeing Plan
  • 20 days annual leave as well as any Bank or Public Holidays
  • Discounts on shopping, leisure, and travel
  • Learning and development opportunities

If you have the skills to support our work and share our passionate belief in the benefits of sport for young people, we would like to hear from you. To apply please complete the application form available in the downloads at the bottom of the page.

This role requires an enhanced DBS check.

The Youth Sport Trust and the host organisation believes that diversity drives excellence, and that representation is important. Therefore, we positively welcome and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment. We encourage applications from all candidates regardless of age, race, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or nationality.

Closing date: Thursday 12th October 2023 11.59pm

Interview date:  Tuesday 24th October 2023

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