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Work Placement - Wharf Kennels & Cattery

Job description

Wharf House kennels is a small and well established kennels and cattery having been in operation for well over 18 Years. Their aim is to provide a quality service and to ensure pets have the utmost care during their stay. 

As a family-run business they can cater for all breeds, shapes and sizes of dogs and cats (and can even accommodate smaller pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters).

The owners are happy to offer work placement opportunities to students that are keen to work with animals, your duties will include: Cleaning the kennels, walking the dogs, feeding, grooming and general care of the animals.


  • Apply by: 24/01/2019
  • Company: Wharf Cottage Kennels & Cattery
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: Wharf Lane Mansfield Road Tibshelf Alfreton Derbyshire DE55 5NG
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Animal Care
  • Employers reference: INTWKC
  • Listing date: 01/08/2018

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the work placement team (Room 103, Derby Road), or email your interest and any previous experience you may have.


Please note - Placements are open to all students at Vision West Nottinghamshire College, this may result into the placement being allocated; the work placement team will be able to let you know if this placement has been fully allocated.

Once your work placement has been confirmed, and start & end dates have been agreed with your employer. Please follow the steps below in order to process you work placement application.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form on the work placement connect app, or complete a self-placement form, the form can be found here. This will advise the work placement team you have a confirmed work placement.

Step 2 - The work placement team will seek authorisation confirmation from your progress mentor, and then the health and safety documentation will be completed for you to start your placement.

Step 3 - The work placement team will then send you, your progress mentor and the employer an email to confirm your work placement is ‘ Ready to Go’. You MUST NOT START YOUR WORK PLACEMENT, until you have received the confirmation email.

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

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email or call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Employability and Work Placement Coordinator at Station Park, Engineering Innovation Centre or Create.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is Friday 14th Dec 2018.

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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