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Work Placement - WIllow Tree Family Farm

Job description

Willow Tree Farm is a welcoming, local community farm in Shirebrook run entirely by volunteers. It is their goal to provide the community the chance to experience life on a busy farm, and enjoy the educational benefits of animal petting, care and outdoor work and recreational play. 


Work Placement opportunity for those interested in working on a Farm. You will observe and assist around the centre, working with staff, animals and also meeting and greeting visitors. 



  • Apply by: 01/09/2019
  • Company: Willow Tree Family Farm
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBC
  • Location: Langwith Road, Shirebrook, Mansfield NG20 8TF
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Animal Care
  • Employers reference: INTWILLOW
  • Listing date: 06/08/2018

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please come and speak to the Work Placement Team.

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.

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 tutor, 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 tutor 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 tutor 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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