Potters Bar teenager finds work after Prince’s Trust scheme

PUBLISHED: 17:19 11 April 2017 | UPDATED: 17:24 11 April 2017

Charlie Salmon of Potters Bar (far right)  is one of five trainees given jobs by Govia after a Prnce's Trust scheme.

Charlie Salmon of Potters Bar (far right) is one of five trainees given jobs by Govia after a Prnce's Trust scheme.


A young Potters Bar man who was struggling to find work has won a railway job thanks to the Prince of Wales.

Charlie Salmon, 18, now has a job at Finsbury Park with Govia Great Northern, after graduating with four others from a scheme it runs with The Prince’s Trust with four others.

He said: “I loved this course and learnt so much. I can’t fault the team for how wonderful they were. I’ve finally found a place where I feel I belong.”

The four-week course , which he spent at Finsbury Park and King’s Cross, including first aid, security protocols, and customer service.

Human resources director Andy Bindon said: “Listening to what the youngsters said at the end of the programme, I feel so humble and proud of all the people across our business who have worked so hard to support them on this course.

“We are very proud of our long association with The Prince’s Trust and I thank everyone from across both companies who have helped make such a different to the lives of disadvantaged youngsters. I also thank the group for their own efforts and wish them the best for the future.”

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