Jobs and training

Did you know Wheatley helps create job and training opportunities?

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Find out more about how our employment and training programmes in 2017/2018 supported people back into work and helped young people get on the career ladder. Did you know...

We created 157 new jobs?
 

106 of the 157 jobs created by the Wheatley Works programme went to people living in our communities.

Our training courses helped 251 people?
 

167 of the 251 training places created went to people living in Wheatley Group communities.

124 young people joined our apprentice schemes?
 

Of the 124 apprenticeships created by our Wheatley Works programme, 63% went to people living in Wheatley Group neighbourhoods.

We took on 38 Modern Apprentices?
 

75% of the 38 Modern Apprentices taken on by Wheatley in 2018 live in a Wheatley Group community.

Our environmental teams took on 60 work placements?
 

The trainees were recruited by Wheatley's Changing Lives programme which offers people facing barriers to employment a placement in our environmental services.

20 people found work thanks to our Changing Lives programme?
 

The Changing Lives programme is part of our Wheatley Works scheme to create more job and training opportunities.

Our Changing Lives project helped 4 youngsters on to an apprenticeship?
 

The Changing Lives programme is part of our Wheatley Works scheme to create more job and training opportunities.

Our bursaries helped 49 tenants go to college and uni?
 

Wheatley Group bursaries are worth up to £1500 a year to help people from our communities reach their full potential.

Our education bursaries are worth up to £1500 a year?
 

49 people from Wheatley Group communities received a bursary to go to college or university in 2018. Bursaries are available for people who want to study for an HNC, HND, Undergraduate Degree or Postgraduate course and in 2018 saw people study medicine, accounting, electrical engineering and Law LLB.

The companies who work with us donated £40,000 to community projects?
 

‘Community benefit’ clauses in all our new-build and investment contracts require contractors to create opportunities for people from our communities. In 2018, our contractors created donated £40,000 to community initiatives.

Did you know the companies who work with us created 67 jobs and apprenticeships?
 

‘Community benefit’ clauses in all our new-build and investment contracts require contractors to create opportunities for people from our communities. Our contractors created 67 jobs or apprenticeships in 2017/18.