Apprentice Laboratory Technician

Start Date: 1st September 2020

Date Posted: Monday 27th July 2020
Closing date for Applications:
Monday 3rd August 2020
Apprenticeship Weekly wage: £223.00
Working Hours:
08:30 - 16:30, 20-minute break and 30-minute lunch, days to be confirmed. Variable hours outside of term time- average of 30 hours a week. Term-time only. Total hours per week = 30.00
Expected duration: 24 months
Possible start date: 1st September 2020
Apprenticeship level: Advanced - Level 3 (A level)
Reference number: VAC001637732
Number of Positions: 1 available

We are looking for a dedicated individual to provide technical support to the Science department. You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people's lives.  Your role will enable an outstanding learning environment for our learners.  The successful candidate will be a committed with excellent organisational skills.

Summary of Role

Working in a well-established Science department as part of the Laboratory Technician Team, you will assist the department manager in all aspects of the day to day running of the department.
Duties will include:

Validate the output using a variety of measuring and testing techniques to ensure that products are within   prescribed specification
Communicate with the department manager and Heads of Subject on issues of a technical/quality nature
Support the setting/clearing up of chemicals and equipment, the maintenance and re-validation activities for   equipment and facilities
Preparing reports and documentation and compiling data for completed experiments

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work under own initiative
Numerate and computer literacy skills

Personal qualities
This will be an exciting role that will offer plenty of variety to a potential candidate
Applicants should be self-motivated and keen to continually learn
Work accurately with good attention to detail
Work in a team environment

Desired qualifications
GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects
The potential to progress onto a full-time position for the right candidate.

Things to consider
The Governing Body is obliged by law to operate a checking procedure for employees who have access to children and young people.

In the event of a successful application an offer of employment may be made to you which is conditional upon receipt of satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Checks ("DBS Checks") in relation to criminal and child protection matters. Please note that a conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment.

About Broughton Hall Catholic High School

Broughton Hall is a Catholic High School, proud of its strong Catholic ethos and values. The school has an excellent reputation and promotes an inclusive education which develops creativity, confidence and independence. The school is committed to the continuous professional development of all staff. The school achieved a Progress 8 score in 2019 of +0.1 value.

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