Laboratory Technician

Highbury College
Cosham, Portsmouth
£19343.0 Per Year, FTE
30 Aug 2019 14:47
29 Sep 2019 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Administrator / Coordinator/ Assistant, Technician
Contract Type
Part Time
Organisational Type
General Further Education College
Teacher Training
Teacher Training Not Offered

Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Assistant

Job Title:        Laboratory Assistant

Duration:       Permanent

Hours:            16 hours per week for 36 weeks per year

The Laboratory Technician is responsible to the Access Team Leader in Access for providing high quality technical support within the laboratory in order to enable the College to meet the above broad objectives. Team working and communications within an overall approach that values people will be of key importance.

The main duties of this post will include:

  • Maintenance of the laboratory and apparatus
  • Constructing and modifying apparatus and arranging repairs as required

  • Stock taking and safe storage of chemicals and equipment

  • General laboratory cleaning and disposal of waste materials

  • Preparation and trialling of practical activities

  • Collecting, checking and returning equipment to stores

Please see job description for full person specification.

What we can offer you:

  • You will be working within a friendly and professional team who are specialist experts
  • Competitive market rate salary
  • A competitive pension scheme where the College contributes around 19%
  • A canteen, hair and beauty salon and childcare nursery
  • A sports centre with a 50% discount for staff
  • Childcare voucher scheme
  • access to an online discount website (NUS)

Highbury College also offers extensive support to new staff including:

  • Regular support and coaching throughout your first year
  • A Mentor who will help you settle in to the College
  • A thorough Induction programme
  • Access to Learning and Development including a Free Course Voucher
  • Employee Assistance Programme

So if you think you have the technical skills, experience and passion?  Then come and join a ‘Amazing College with Amazing Staff’ and drive your career forward ‘The Highbury Way’.

For further information on this role, please download the Job Description.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity - The deadline for this vacancy is 19th August 2019.

Only applicants through our website will be accepted. To apply for the role please visit the link below and complete our application form. CV’s will not be accepted!

Application Form


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