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Technician - Science

Bury College

Location: Bury
Salary: £20,046 to £21,672 pa (TTO) Scale 2/3
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th June 2024
Closes: 18th June 2024
Job Ref: BURY175833

We are looking for an experienced Technician in Science to join us on a Permanent, term time only basis to provide effective support to the Science department.

The purpose of this role is to assist the department in a way that supports the lecturing staff and enables students to access appropriate equipment, materials and resources for their lessons.

You would expect to be predominantly responsible for:

  • Ensuring practical laboratories, classrooms and designated areas are kept clean and organised, enabling safe working environments for both staff and students.
  • Preparing a wide range of specialist Chemistry and Biology equipment/materials, to ensure the safe facilitation of practicals and demonstrations within the laboratories/classrooms.
  • Ensuring all equipment and materials are safe to use and that staff and students are following safe working practices.
  • Preparing and dispensing standard chemical solutions and reagents, quality checking for accuracy and hazard information, utilising practical worksheets as required.
  • Researching and testing practicals as required by the lecturing staff, facilitating optimum results and procedures for student assignments and practical’s.
  • Maintaining appropriate practices and procedures with reference to Risk and COSHH assessments.
  • Regular cleaning of equipment, checking deliveries, ordering stock, stock taking, labelling chemicals and storing chemicals appropriately and in a safe manner is also required for this role.

Qualifications and experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience of working in Science (Chemistry and Biology) in an educational/industrial or commercial environment (essential)
  • Hold the experience and ability to work with chemical substances and Biology equipment, including maintenance of equipment (essential)
  • To have experience or knowledge of a wide range of laboratory procedures and skills (essential)
  • Level 2 qualification in Chemistry, Biology or a related subject and a Level 2 Health & Safety qualification (or a willingness to work towards).
  • First Aid certificate (Or a willingness to work towards) 

Please note: Successful candidates will be invited to Interview on 19th June due to business demand.

About Us

Bury College is a Further Education College offering a wide range of courses to over 5,000 full time students and over 5,650 part time students each year.

Dedicated to providing the communities we serve with a broad choice of learning options, Bury College offers a range of A Level courses, vocational programmes, and apprenticeships. In addition to this, we have higher level courses available at Bury College University Centre, as well as courses for adults.

And the benefits of working for us?

  • Term time only plus bank holidays and Christmas closure
  • Occupational sick pay 
  • Local Authority Pension Fund
  • Flexible working
  • Family Friendly Policy
  • Special Leave of Absence
  • Paid leave for religious festivals
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Onsite gym
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Onsite nursery
  • Free onsite parking 

This role is a full time, term time only, Permanent opportunity.

Bury College is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity, celebrating diversity, safeguarding its learners and expects all staff to share these commitments.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

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