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Laboratory Technician

Askham Bryan, York YO23 3FR, UK
Askham Bryan College
Full Time
£20,456 - £21,657 per annum
23rd March 2023
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As soon as possible
3rd May 2023 09:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1320046

Laboratory Technician

York Campus

Full Time, 37 hours per week, full year

£20,456 - £21,657 per annum

Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England with centres in York, Middlesbrough, Saltaire, Wakefield and Newcastle.

We offer a wide-ranging curriculum to our Further Education students, including Arboriculture, Horticulture, Agriculture, Animal Management, Countryside and the Environment, Engineering, Equine, Floristry, Motorsport, Professional Tree Surgery, Outdoor Adventure Sport, Sports Development, Coaching and Fitness and Uniformed Public Services.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Technician with a Degree, or equivalent, level Science based qualification to join our Science Team here at our York campus. This role will be working 37 hours per week over 52 weeks on a permanent basis with 35 (plus Bank Holidays) days of bookable Annual Leave.

We are seeking an individual who will be responsible for day-to-day laboratory activities to provide support for all departments across all Askham Bryan sites. Occasional support at other sites may be required. Sector experience and knowledge specifically in a biological discipline will be beneficial.

The successful candidate will be organised, self-motivated, and knowledgeable with excellent communication skills. They will be responsible for ensuring that the Science department is prepared and able to deliver to curriculum deadlines while being flexible and approachable, interacting daily with the Science Centre Manager, staff and students.

Educated to degree level or above in a relevant scientific subject. With knowledge of laboratory Health and Safety, including manual handling, and shown IT skills in Microsoft Office.

We define the values and qualities that we require from our people using the Askham Bryan College DNA. Hardwired in to what we do, our DNA strands ensure that all colleagues are committed to delivering with purpose, taking ownership, building trust and always learning.

We offer an inclusive, dynamic, challenging and rewarding place to work.

Our colleagues enjoy a range of generous benefits including 35 days annual leave (pro-rata) in addition to bank holidays, ample free parking, canteen facilities, support for continuous professional development, Local Government Pension and a range of employee benefits as well as the opportunity to work within spectacular grounds.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information, please refer to the Job Description and person specification.

Interview Date: tbc


Safeguarding Statement:

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and partners to share this commitment. The Governors and Staff at Askham Bryan College regard each learner as a unique individual and therefore seek to support learner development in ways, which will foster security, confidence and independence. We recognise that high self-esteem, peer support, a secure College environment and clear lines of communication with trusted adults helps all young people and adults particularly those at risk or suffering abuse. These are regarded as central to the wellbeing of the individual and are therefore seen to be an intrinsic part of all aspects of the curriculum and ethos.
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