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Work Placement - Group support

Job description

This placement involves supporting groups for families and individuals affected by Autism.


On placement you will support groups, by; helping to set up and clear away, interact with children and families and help to run a range of activies such as; sports, arts and crafts and other leisure activities as well as providing an overall general supervision. 

Please note - The placement would require at least 6 months commitment, sessions are only once a month, however there will be extra training sessions ran to boost up your hours. Sessions are at the following locations;

Kirkby in Ashfield – the 4th Monday of the month 4pm-8pm

Mansfield Woodhouse - ( our Teen Hub 11+) the 3rd Saturday of the Month – 10:30am -2:30pm 

 Worksop - the 3rd Tuesday of the month from 4pm-8pm

Chesterfield - on the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 4pm-7pm



  • Apply by: 30/06/2020
  • Company: Autism East Midlands
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBA
  • Location: Various
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Sport
  • Employers reference: INTAEMS
  • Listing date: 19/08/2019

How to apply

To apply for this opportunity please email, highlighting your interest and availability also including the company name/opportunity reference you’re applying for


Ensure you have agreed start & end dates with your employer before completing your application following the steps below.

Step 1 - Complete the work placement application form or the placement app (connect – placement manager).

Step 2 - We will check you meet the college's employability standards and then complete the Health and Safety Risk Assessment.

Step 3 - Once this check is approved we will send you, your progress 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.

If you have questions or need any support with your work placement applications, please email

Alternatively, call into Room 103 at Derby Road or see your Work Placement Advisor at Station Park- Construction SP004 Engineering Innovation Centre OL134 or Create DR061.

We encourage you to secure your work placement as soon as possible. The deadline to have a placement agreed is 20th Dec 2019.

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

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.

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