Lead Laboratory Technician

Paignton, Devon
£17,717 - £19,699
11 Oct 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: £17,717 - £19,699

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Location: Paignton, Devon

South Devon College is an outstanding Further and Higher Education college with top success rates, located in Torbay, which is part of the beautiful English Riviera on the South Devon coast. Our state of the art campus offers local access to world class facilities. We are an ambitious College, ambitious for our learners, our staff and the community we serve. We measure our performance by the success of our learners.

Our fresh vibrant culture provides 12,000 learners each year with a wide provision ranging from Foundation to University Learning, contributing an overall £30 million College expenditure to the local economy.

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Laboratory Technician to work within our Science teams here at South Devon College.  You will be required to assist the laboratory manager in managing resources and equipment for the Sciences, including GCSE, A Level, Access and Degree programmes.  You will support staff and students in the laboratory, with a particular focus on supporting Foundation Degree and BSc students’ project work.  You will also provide day-to-day management and supervision of the Science laboratory technician apprentice.

The successful candidate will need to hold a Science qualification at Level 4, A Level Science and Health & Safety training.  You will need to have previous experience working in a laboratory environment and have knowledge of techniques and processes in Science.  You should be familiar with standard IT packages and be able to work efficiently, unsupervised.

Benefits as follows: 25 days Holiday, up to 5 College closure days, Paid Bank Holidays, Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, Life Assurance (if member of pension scheme) On Site Nursery (Mama Bears), Nursery Voucher Scheme, Fitness Suite Facilities, Staff Discounts (Inspirations – Hair & Beauty, NUS Student Cards), Corporate Membership with Torbay Leisure Centre and Access to Automotive Department (Small Car Repairs & Pre MOT Testing at low costs) Discounted Stagecoach Bus Pass and many others.

Closing Date: Midnight, Sunday 5th November 2017

Interview Date: Tuesday 14th November 2017

To apply and for a full job description please visit the Jobs page of the South Devon College website.

This College is committed to Safeguarding/Prevent and promoting the welfare of learners, including children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.