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Work Placements: Travel & Tourism - Forest Youth Hostel

Job description

A modern Sherwood Forest accommodation is on the edge of Robin Hood’s fabled territory. The youth hostel is a lively hostel with cosy social areas, high quality facilities and lots of people to meet. The visitor centre and majestic Major Oak are nearby, as well as the village of Edwinstowe. 

While on placement you will, assit and observe main staff on reception, gaining a knowledge of the hostel and surrounding areas. You also may be asked to do small housekeeping tasks. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: PLACEMENTS ONLY AVAILABLE BETWEEN 1ST APRIL 2017 TO 1ST OCTOBER 2017. PLEASE APPLY ONLY DURING THIS PERIOD.

 

 

Details

  • Apply by: 15/10/2018
  • Company: Forest Youth Hostel
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: T
  • Location: Forest Corner, Edwinstowe, NG21 9RN
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Travel, leisure and tourism
  • Employers reference: INTFYH
  • Listing date: 01/09/2017

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. 

 

Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision 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 instance to check that the placement is still available.

Step 1 - Once you have a confirmed offer, in order to proceed with the work placement you will need to complete the work placement application form on Pro Portal, the form can be found under miscellaneous. (An accurate start and approximate end dates MUST be entered)

Step 2 - Your tutor will be asked to authorise your placement once you have fully completed your application form (remember to SAVE).

Step 3 - Once authorised, the work placement team will ensure the health and safety documentation for your placement is in place.

Step 4 - The work placement team will then send you, your tutor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’.

Step 5 – Collect a Progress Passport which you must complete on placement and ask your supervisor to sign off your hours and provide feedback on the last pages.

Step 6 – To check the status of your application, look at the note section at the bottom of your application form.

A parental consent form must also be signed and passed to your tutor before you go on placement.

If you have questions or need any support ringing an employer or completing your application, simply email workplacement@wnc.ac.uk or call into Room 218 at Derby Road.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 8 Dec 2017.

Good luck and remember to ask your employer on completing your placement if you can add them as a new reference on your CV!

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