Construction Operative, Highways- New

We are working with a large organisation based in Southampton who are looking for a reliable young person with a positive attitude to join their highways maintenance team. The successful young person will be developing a range of skills and experience in highway construction. Duties will include-

  • Pothole and patch repair
  • Footway Construction
  • Bollard repair and installation
  • Fencing
  • Strimming
  • Laying drainage and pavements
  • Placing street iron works and excavating holes and trenches
  • Working to all health and safety regulations 

Essential qualities include team work, honesty and a willingness to learn. The role at times will be interacting with customers/ general public and therefore a polite and professional manner is also required.

40 hours per week- 12 months- National Minimum wage

A CSCS card is NOT required for this position as the organisation is happy to provide training.

The fine print

Applications are welcome from disadvantaged / vulnerable people aged 18- 24, who may have experienced poor outcomes as a result of living in care, or having mental health issues, learning difficulties or an offending background. In addition they may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Applications are particularly welcomed from but not limited to candidates living in the SO14 to SO19 postcode areas of the city.

If you feel you have a suitable young person, please complete a referral form and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk.


Closing date: 25th October 2019

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Pre-Trade Apprentice- Multi Trade

We have a fantastic 12 month opportunity for a pre-apprenticeship with a great organisation in general housing maintenance. The right person will be spending time with different trades during the 12 months including-

  • Carpentry
  • Plumbing
  • plastering
  • Tiling
  • Gas and Electrical

If the young person is successful they will be offered the option to complete a full apprenticeship in their preferred trade. 

Initially 25 hours per week though this can be increased after the probationary period. National minimum wage according to age.

This organisation is looking for someone who has a practical aptitude and the ability to demonstrate a genuine interest in building maintenance.

Applications are welcome from disadvantaged / vulnerable people aged 16- 24, who may have experienced poor outcomes as a result of living in care, or having mental health issues, learning difficulties or an offending background. In addition you may be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. You will need to be living in an SO14-SO19 postcode area to apply. If you feel you are suitable for the role, please complete a referral form supplied on www.therainbowproject.co.uk and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk. 


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If you have a young person who is interested in any of the above vacancies or if you are a young person and would like to refer yourself then please download and complete fully one of the forms below and send to info@therainbowproject.co.uk


Charity registration number No.1059564. Registered with liability in England and Wales. Reg No. 3275247
Registered office: George Williams house, Cranbury Place, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0LG