Biology Science Technician, Nelson and Colne College

Closing date:

Nelson and Colne CollegeNelson and Colne College

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Up to £18,066.79 per annum depending on experience (pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent


Title: Biology Science Technician

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th January 2018  

Interview Date: Thursday 1st February 2018

Salary: Up to £18,066.79 per annum depending on experience (pro rata) 

Nelson and Colne College are an Ofsted Outstanding College with an excellent local reputation. We are looking for Biology Science Technician to join our talented and learner focused team on a permanent, term-time only basis working approximately 14 hours per week (Monday & Friday). 

Working with the Science department, the successful candidate will be able to prepare and maintain resources for Level 2, Level 3 and A-Level Biological Science including preparing micro-biological media and culture. The ideal candidate will have a “hands-on” approach and demonstrate best practice in line with the College’s policies and procedures. 

Main duties include:

· Research, design and trial practicals, as required

· Set-up and remove equipment in laboratories, as required

· Clean and maintain equipment and apparatus

· Care for plant and animal collections

· Assist in practical classes, when required

· Safe treatment and disposal of materials, including hazardous substances

The ideal candidate will have:

· Level 2 qualification in Science, Maths and English at Grade C or above 

· Keep up to date with current laboratory practise

· Experience of working in a biological science laboratory (desirable) 

How to apply:

If you're interested in this post and would like to know more, then please visit our website and complete the online application process.

Please note: All of our posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check due to working with vulnerable adults and children. Should you wish to discuss this further, please get in touch with the HR team.

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More about Nelson and Colne College
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scotland Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 7YT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 440200
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Nelson and Colne College, located in the town of Nelson, Lancashire, offers further education to 1,600 full-time students and 3,500 part-time adults. The college was founded during the reorganisation of education in Pendle in the early 1970s and crea...