Workshop Technician, Southampton

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Bluebird HouseSouthampton

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

Workshop Technician  

Job type- Full time permanent  

Salary – £19,217 Hours- 37 hours per week  

Location- Southampton  

Do you want to make a difference to young people’s lives, inspiring them to achieve and realise their true potential? If so, then join Nacro at our Bluebird house unit, who educate, nurture and transfer lives.  

Who we are looking for We are in search of a Workshop Technician to provide support to Learning & Skills tutors in teaching a range of subjects at Bluebird House; especially in subjects such as woodwork, leatherwork, design technology and art. 

Bluebird House is a specialist, secure mental health inpatient unit, which provides assessment, treatment and care for young people.  

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•  To maintain and attend to the equipment in the Vocational construction and workshop areas and to ensure that equipment and materials are available as required and meet health and safety standards. 

• To organise the repair and servicing of departmental equipment and deletion of stock as required.  • To organise the ordering, checking and preparation of materials in each subject area.  • To ensure that teaching areas and their associated equipment are kept clean and well stocked with relevant materials.  

• To maintain the inventory of equipment for Bluebird House workshops.  

• To maintain accurate risk assessments/COSHH records for materials and machinery within the Bluebird House workshops.  

The successful applicant will be a highly practical person with good communication skills who is flexible and enjoys working as part of a team. 

They will ensure Health and Safety standards are maintained in the workshops. Training can be given on all specialist equipment.  

A DBS check will be required for this role.  

Please apply online

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More about Bluebird House
Type: Pupil Referral Unit(PRU)
Funding status: State
Address: Tatchbury Mount, Calmore, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 2RZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2380 874600
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