Laboratory and Landbased Technician

South Staffordshire College

Laboratory and Landbased Technician


South Staffordshire College, Penkridge, Staffordshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 972146b56f10414f92ac2090ce766413

Full Job Description

The Laboratory Technician will support teaching and learning within the land-based curriculum. The role has a largely science-based focus and involves preparing resources, constructing and modifying apparatus and carrying out appropriate safety checks. Duties also involve the preparation of demonstrations and helping with learner experiments, the maintenance of equipment both within the science labs and other specialist learning areas, cleaning and stock control including stock taking and re-ordering of equipment and resources.

South Staffordshire College is looking to employ a dynamic, energetic, and enthusiastic full time Laboratory Technician. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join this successful team., Successful applicants must be qualified to Level 3 (or equivalent qualification), ideally in science, possess good communication and organisational skills, have a genuine passion and ability to help develop the land-based resource and to help establish effective learning opportunities for our college community.

Interviews are anticipated to take place week commencing 17th June 2024

What you can expect from us - We care about your wellbeing so have a number of activities all year that provide support. However, time off is also important. We have a generous holiday scheme, the usual Bank Holidays, an additional 5 days at Christmas and 2 'ME' days (where you can have a day off work and do whatever makes you happy) as well as an additional day on campus spent on wellbeing.

We have a range of benefits available to all staff including paid time off for emergencies (designed to support carers) and all our policies are enhanced further than statutory requirements. The College also contributes to your pension at a minimum of 22.9% (we contribute more for people in the Local Government Pension Scheme).

South Staffordshire College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff to share this commitment.

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure with child and barred list check.