In this section you will find all you need to know once you have been accepted onto the placement programme.

General Information

  • The majority of placements last for eight weeks, but placements of a shorter and longer duration also occur.
  • Suggested hours of work are 9am to 5:30pm with an hour for lunch and two short breaks. Start and finish times are flexible depending on the business area.
  • Only ex-military and reservists interviewed and vetted in conjunction with the Lloyd’s Military Network are eligible to undertake placements.
  • Lunch and travel costs will not be reimbursed
  • Short-term work experience placements should be covered by employer’s liability insurance.
  • Applications for work experience will generally be sourced and provided by the LMN.
  • While on placement you will report to the designated staff member in the area they are working. The designated staff member needs to ensure their manager is aware of the placement and has agreed to it.

During the Placement

  • On the first day you will report to reception and ask for the designated staff member.
  • The designated staff member is responsible for you during the duration of your placement; any problems should be brought to the attention of the Lloyd’s Military Network.
  • The designated staff member should ensure that the individual has a Health and Safety briefing on their first morning on site.
  • The designated staff member is responsible for ensuring you are given relevant ‘hands on’ work experience.
  • Throughout the duration of the placement you are expected to abide by the same behaviours and policies as all the host company’s employees.
  • (Organisation) reserves the right to end a work experience placement immediately if you are viewed to be disruptive, disrespectful or behaves contrary to the manner expected of an employee.

After the Placement

  • Please reflect and feed back to the Lloyd’s Military Network what you have learnt during the placement and how to improve any internal processes in advance of the next placement.