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Work Placement - Roy Lowe & Sons Ltd

Job description

Roy Lowe and Sons have been providing licensed character and non-licensed socks to many a bare foot since September ’96, supplying to retailers across the UK, infinity and beyond!

Fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a career in accountancy. This placement will be for a six week period Monday - Thursday 8:00-17:00 and Friday 8:100 - 13:00.

The placement will be observing and assisting the business accountant, learning all daily accounting procedures i.e. wages, purchase ledger, sales ledger, spreadsheets and filing. 

This placement could lead to paid employment or an apprenticeship for the person with the right skills set.


  • Apply by: 31/08/2017
  • Company: Roy Lowe and Sons Ltd
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: Monday - Thursday 8:00-17:00 and Friday 8:100 - 13:00.
  • Location: The Sock Mine, Coxmoor Road, Sutton in Ashfield NG17 5LA
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Finance/Accounting
  • Employers reference: RL1105
  • Listing date: 11/05/2017

How to apply

Please apply sending your CV and covering letter highlighting your experience to date to

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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