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Work Placements: Travel & Tourism - Forest Youth Hostel

Job description

You will be assisting and observing main staff on reception gaining a knowledge of the hostel and surrounding areas. You also may be asked to do small housekeeping tasks. 






  • Apply by: 01/09/2017
  • Company: Forest Youth Hostel
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: To be agreed
  • Location: Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, NG21 9RN
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Travel, leisure and tourism
  • Employers reference: ForestYouthHostel
  • Listing date: 01/04/2017

How to apply

Placements will be available from April 2017. Please do not contact before. 

Call Alan Kempson on 01623 825954 with details regarding how many hours you are required to complete and also dates available. 

Before applying for this work placement please ensure you follow these steps:

Please inform your tutor that you are applying for this opportunity. You will need to check with your tutor your required hours and dates you are available as they need to authorise the dates before you apply and that the placement is relevant to your area of study. Do not apply until your tutor has agreed this information with you.

(The team may remove this vacancy from the Job Shop when the placement has been filled)

If you receive an offer YOU MUST inform your tutor or the work placement team as a risk assessment must be arranged by the Work Placement Team before it starts. If your application is unsuccessful please also update the team.

If you need any support completing your application, simply email

Remember we encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. Don’t forget to ask friends and family who work for companies, use Facebook or call in to organisations with a CV

Please note - Placements are open to all students at West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; we do advise all students interested in the placement to speak with the employer in the first instant to check that the placement is still available.

Once you have a confirmed offer, in order to proceed with the work placement you will need to download and complete the following ‘Student/Tutor’ Work Placement Application form. This form must be signed by your tutor.

You can drop off a completed application form to room 4a, Derby Road Campus (the Work Placement Office) or ask your tutor to post internally. Alternatively scan and email a completed application form to

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor.

On receipt of your Student/Tutor application form the Work Placement Team will ensure the health and safety documentation for your placement is in place. The Work Placement Team will then send you, your tutor and the employer a confirmation email prior to your work placement start date, as entered on your Student/Tutor application form. (Start and end dates MUST be entered.)

If you need any support completing your application, simply email

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible.

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