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Work Placement - Nottingham Trent University (Animal Care)

Job description

The NTU Work Inspiration Scheme offers students high quality, meaningful work experience placements.

Please note these placements are open to all students in and around Nottinghamshire which means they are very competitive so please apply as soon as possible with a selection of available dates that you would be able to attend

 

Below are the available work placement opportunities available at Nottingham Trent University for Animal Care.

 

Animal Unit Assistant (Brackenhurst Campus)

Assisting in the day-to-day running of the Animal Unit, you will gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of an Animal Technician. The principal duties and responsibilities will include cleaning out, handling, feeding and all other related animal unit activities under direct supervision of the Animal Unit Manager or a delegated full; time Animal Technician. You will also shadow the Animal Unit Manager or delegated Animal Technician in their daily work to observe their role and responsibilities.

 

Equestrian Centre Technician (Brackenhurst Campus)

You will be assisting in the day-to-day running of the Equestrian Unit to gain an understanding of the role and responsibilities of an Equine Technician. The principal duties and responsibilities include mucking out, grooming, tacking up, rugging up, tack cleaning, filling hay nets and feeding and all other related yard activities under direct supervision of the Yard Manager or a delegated full time Equine Technician. You will also be able to shadow the Yard Manager or delegated Equine Technician in their daily work to observe their role and responsibilities.

Due to the level of supervision required it is essential that you have at least basic horse handling skills and experience, there is no guarantee of riding even if you have riding experience.

Details

  • Apply by: 30/06/2019
  • Company: Nottingham Trent University
  • Pay: N/A
  • Working times/day: TBA
  • Location: Brackenhurst Lane, Southwell, NG25 0QF
  • Job type: Work placements
  • Job sector: Animal Care
  • Employers reference: EXTNTUAC
  • Listing date: 04/10/2018

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please visit the work placement team (Room 103, Derby Road), or email workplacement@wnc.ac.uk your interest. 

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 workplacement@wnc.ac.uk 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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