Salford Mayor welcomes new Salix TraineesMay 11, 2012
Salix Homes major investment programme is having some amazing affects, and not just on the homes in Salford.
Emanuel Whittaker have a long tradition of providing real jobs and training opportunities to local people. The partnership with Procure Plus and Salix Homes has enabled the 175 year old construction company to take on another seven trainees to join the existing three trainees currently working on Salix Homes projects.
To mark their arrival they received a visit from local Councillor, Stephen Coen and the newly elected Mayor of Salford, Ian Stewart. The VIPs joined the new trainees on the Duchy site, where Emanuel Whittaker are currently carrying out a major programme of internal and external improvement works on behalf of Salix Homes. Councillor Coen and Mr Stewart chatted to the trainees about their experiences in getting into their current positions and wished them well with their training.
Pictured here from left are Josh Harden, Apprentice Carpenter & Joiner; Alex Sheerin, Apprentice Plumber; Councillor Stephen Coen; Rachel Howarth, Trainee Insulation & Building Treatment Operative; Mayor of Salford Ian Stewart; Duchy resident and Trainee Interior Fitter, Chris Corbett; Scott Bond, Trainee Interior Fitter and Cade McMillan, Apprentice Carpenter & Joiner, who was on his first day on the job!
Not pictured are latest newcomer Matthew CaseyInsulation & Building Treatments trainee; Bradley Healey, Trainee Maintenance Operative and Michelle Bailey, Trainee Resident Liaison Officer.
Emanuel Whittaker will be working with Salix Homes to deliver several major projects as part of this year’s investment programme. The works to the Duchy Estate, Stoney Knoll and Gloverfield, Black Friars Court, Floral Court and Bury New Road are all through the Procure Plus Framework.