|Salary:||£26,642 to £29,762 UH5 per annum (or pro rata if applicable) dependent on skills and experience|
|Hours:||Full Time, Part Time|
|Placed On:||25th May 2023|
|Closes:||14th June 2023|
FTE: 1.0fte (working 37 hours per week) although job share and 0.8fte (29.6 hours per week) would be considered
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH5 £26,642 to £29,762pa (or pro rata if applicable) dependent on skills and experience
Annual Leave: 25 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year.
Location: College Lane Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield
Main duties & responsibilities
The role entails the preparation of materials and equipment for practical, commercial and short course classes as required in one or more areas of the School. Primarily this will involve support for our specialist laboratory environments. On a day-to-day basis you will be involved in maintaining a safe operation of work around chemical usage, demonstrating safe use of laboratory equipment and specialist laboratory skills to all groups of staff and students. You will have the opportunity to showcase some of your more specialist skills and knowledge to motivate and enthuse our undergraduate and postgraduate students, generating that creative spark!
Full duties are set out in the Job Description.
Skills and experience needed
You will need proven professional experience of working in a laboratory/workshop environment, ideally with students in the FE or HE sector. Substantial proven experience of working with chemicals in a general laboratory or workshop environment is a must. You will have a thorough knowledge of the relevant safety procedures applicable to use of chemicals in laboratories environments and to ensure that these procedures are adhered to and you will be able to comply with all Health and Safety regulations, both national regulation and local rules. As this role relates to support for both our teaching and research provision, we will support you to learn new techniques to support our evolving portfolio. You must be able to champion your specialist area(s), working closely with our Health & Safety Leads to ensure we support our students to develop their own skills in the area(s), adhering to all relevant Health & safety guidance.
As we work both independently and within a team, you’ll be flexible in your approach and attitude, with a client-oriented approach and able to prioritise to meet deadlines. Good communication and interpersonal skills are key.
You will hold a minimum of A-levels or equivalent qualifications, or have equivalent proven experience. A recognised qualification in an appropriate subject at degree or HNC/HND level or equivalent is desirable.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
The University is required to meet UKVI visa regulations and we are not able to sponsor for this position. Applicants who do not currently have the right to work in the UK will have to satisfy UKVI regulations before they can be appointed.
Contact Details/Informal Enquiries:
Giorgios Gkizelis, Technical Manager firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date: 14 June 2023
Interview date: To be confirmed.
Reference Number: 050136
Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document.
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