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Work Placement: The Mill Adventure Base - Sport and Public Services

Job description

The Mill offers a mixture of land and water activities suitable for year 3 pupils and above. On land they offer team games, a low ropes course, outdoor and indoor climbing walls, a Jacob's ladder, a maze of underground tunnels and mountain biking. On the water customers can try raft building, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, sit on kayaks, disability sailing or inflatable fun.

You will be assisting/observing the team leader/tutor:

Delivery of the health and safety for all activities
Assist with set up and prep of equipment
Communicate with visitors and staff confidently


  • Apply by: 30/07/2017
  • Company: The Mill Adventure Base
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: To be agreed
  • Location: Kingsmill Reservoir, Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 4PA
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Public Services
  • Employers reference: WPMillB27716
  • Listing date: 30/08/2016

How to apply

Please see   Lynne Willoughby,  Work Placement Officer at Work Placement Officer, Room 4a Derby Road - ext 8634 or email your applications to

Include the following in your application email:

  • Course and level of study
  • A genuine desire and your reasons why you want to  work at an outdoor centre in detail
  • Placements AVAILABLE June to Aug ONLY

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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