Science Technician, Merseyside

Up to £23,000 per year pro rata

Posted 2 months ago | ref: 275839

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Protocol is working closely with a college based in Merseyside to help recruit for a motivated and enthusiastic Science Technician.  The successful candidate will provide technical support across the range of science disciplines, including Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and more specialised areas including Forensic Science and Animal Management.  The client is committed to providing a range of courses to all learners and is looking expand the business support term.  

The Role:

  • Full-time/perm, Mon-Fri, 37hrs per week, term-time only.  
  • Preparation of solutions and equipment for science practicals.
  • Provide laboratory support to teaching staff in the delivery of individual or group project/practical work.
  • Maintaining the learning environment in accordance with health and safety requirements.
  • Monitoring student safety and the operation of good practice within the learning environment (including advising staff on relevant Health & safety issues & contributing to preparation of risk assessments).
  • Ensure that the maintenance of all equipment in the laboratories is efficiently managed through a programme of preventative/planned maintenance.
  • Manage science stores, including safe storage of chemicals, & ordering and stock control of consumables and capital items.
  • Maintain stock control and keep accurate inventory of chemicals and equipment.
  • Participate in promotional activities as appropriate.
  • Ensure that consumable science equipment and materials are managed efficiently and ordered from appropriate suppliers when necessary.
  • Liaise with external agencies in the efficient maintenance of equipment not covered within the planned maintenance programme.
  • Undertaking other duties which may be reasonably required in connection with the post, which may, on occasion, be at other locations associated with the College.
  • To undertake first aid duties as required.
  • Contribute to the development of learning material as appropriate.
  • Attending meetings as required and supporting the Science Curriculum Leader and Head of Faculty in monitoring and control of consumable and capital equipment.

The person:

We are therefore seeking passionate individuals with a background in Sciences with relevant academic qualifications.  

Have you got what it takes? 

  • L3+ in relevant academic subject.
  • L2 Maths & English.
  • Ideally experience in an educational setting. 
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • A positive approach to learner engagement and progress.

If this sounds like you or something you could be interested in; Hit apply now to speak to one of the consultants! 

As a Disability Confident business we warmly encourage applications from people with disabilities. Protocol is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.

About Protocol

Protocol are the specialist full-service recruiter dedicated to education, training and skills. People are at the heart of everything we do. We place people first.

We’re more than a recruitment agency – we pride ourselves on our ongoing support and aftercare delivered by our expert team, and all our candidates benefit from free access to our exclusive online CPD portal, Learning Zone.

Whatever your career goals, we’ve got the right role for you. With a wide range of temporary and permanent positions available, from lecturing and training jobs to assessment and support staff roles, all with very competitive pay rates and benefits – your future is in good hands.

The Legal Bit

Protocol National ltd trading as Protocol are acting as an employment business for this position. If you are successful, Protocol is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service. The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process. As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback. If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.

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