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Science Technician (0.8 Term Time Only), Lancashire

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Accrington and Rossendale CollegeLancashire

Salary: Up to £18,866.79 per annum depending on experience (pro rata)

Contract type: Part Time

Contract term: Permanent

Date Posted:

Closing date:

Science Technician (0.8 Term Time Only)
Closing Date:
Sunday 29th November 2020
Salary: Up to £18,866.79 per annum depending on experience (pro rata)
Interview Date: TBC

Nelson and Colne College Group is a beacon for educational excellence, made up of a family of colleges – Nelson & Colne College, Lancashire Adult Learning & Accrington & Rossendale College. We are looking for a Science Technician to join our talented and learner focused team on a 38-week term-time only basis working 29.6 hours per week. This post is based at our Accrington site and is a standalone role.

Supporting our Higher Education team, the successful candidate will be able to prepare and maintain resources for the Access to HE Science sessions and the BSc (Hons) Sports Science programmes. Including preparing micro-biological media and culture linked to the curriculum which mainly has a biology/human physiology focus but also includes one unit of chemistry. 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

• Maintaining the risk register

• Overseeing and managing local stock

The ideal candidate will:

• Have a Level 2 qualification in Science, Maths and English at Grade C or above

• Have a lab technician qualification, and/or science study at Level 4 or above

• Keep up to date with current laboratory practise

• Demonstrate experience of working in a science laboratory

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.


More about Accrington and Rossendale College

Phase: Further Education

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 14+ years

Denomination: Non-denominational

Address: Broad Oak Campus, Broad Oak Road, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 2AW, United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1254 389933


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Accrington and Rossendale College is a mixed, further education college in Lancashire that accepts students aged 14 and over. Vocational education is the college’s main focus, offering courses such as construction, media and design, hospitality, spor...